Tulanians offer performances, interviews and more at 2023 Jazz Fest

Tulane employees, staff and graduates will be among the many performers, artists and ASL interpreters at the 2023 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, which begins Friday, April 28. Of course, Jazz Fest is produced by Quint Davis, who attended Tulane before he joined the fest in 1970. Catch the Tulanians below onstage or in the crafts marketplaces at the 2023 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, held at the Fair Grounds Race Course. View the entire schedule at the New Orleans Jazz Fest website.

Jazz Fest Weekend II

Jesse McBride, Newcomb Department of Music
MC, WWOZ Jazz Tent (daily)

Southern University Jazzy Jags
Saturday, May 6, 11:15 a.m.
WWOZ Jazz Tent

Blodie’s Jazz Jam
Saturday, May 6, 12:20 p.m.
WWOZ Jazz Tent

Jesse McBride Nonet (with special guests)
Saturday, May 6, 2:45 p.m.
WWOZ Jazz Tent

Denise Crochet, Department of Linguistics
Access American Sign Language coordinator/interpreter
Festival wide

Rob Kellner (SLA ’17)
J and the Causeways
Thursday, May 4, 12:40 p.m.
Shell Gentilly Stage

Yoland Windsay (SoPA ’17)
Lars Edegran’s Tribute to Ma Rainey with guest artist Yolanda Robinson
Friday, May 5, 4:30 p.m.
Economy Hall Tent

Solid Harmony Tribute to Topsy Chapman with guest artist John Boutté
Saturday, May 6, 1:45 p.m.
Economy Hall Tent

Anders Osborne, guest professor, School of Liberal Arts
Saturday, May 6, 1:25 p.m.
Festival Stage

Dr. Michael White (G ’79, ’80)
Dr. Michael White’s Original Liberty Jazz Band featuring Thais Clark
Saturday, May 6, 3:05 p.m.
Economy Hall Tent

Yolanda Jackson (SoPA ’20)
With Nineveh Baptist Church Mass Choir
Saturday, May 6, 6:10 p.m.
Morris Bart Gospel Tent

Dan Sharp, Newcomb Department of Music and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies
Interview: Bomba and Plena Traditions of Puerto Rico
Sunday, May 7, 1 p.m.
Allison Miner Heritage Stage

Are you a Tulane employee or graduate who will be performing or appearing at this year's Jazz Fest and want to be added to our list? Email us at today@tulane.edu with your Tulane affiliation, date and time of appearance, and stage/tent.