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Preserving Jazz (1994)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-01-14

Duration: 00:12:54

Subjects: Preservation Hall (New Orleans, La.) | JAZZ | Music


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Humphrey, Percy Interviewee
  • Humphrey, Willie Interviewee
  • Marquis, Donald Interviewee
  • Belous, Don Interviewee


This segment from the January 14, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the National Park Service’s plan to open a cultural interpretation center in New Orleans to preserve jazz. Duhe reports that the legislation to create the center has been introduced in Congress. He interviews: Percy Humphrey, a trumpet player at Preservation Hall; Willie Humphrey, a clarinet player at Preservation Hall; Donald Marquis, the curator of the jazz exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum; and Don Belous of the National Park Service. Host: Robert Collins