Expanding the Tradition: Black Music Education and Mentorship in New Orleans

  • New Orleans Jazz Museum 400 Esplanade Ave.New Orleans United States

Join us on Friday, November 4th at 8:00 PM CDT for the Black Music Education and Mentorship in New Orleans. This event is co-sponsored by the American Studies Association in conjunction with their conference in New Orleans.


A quintet of Courtney Bryan, Natasha Harris, Max Moran, James Rivers, and Herlin Riley.

video by ©LS3 Studios

photos by © Tod Smith

Tribute to Ms. Yvonne Busch

Former students of Ms. Yvonne Busch share stories of this exceptional educator.

Leonard Smith III (filmmaker of A Legend in the Classroom-The Life Story of Ms Yvonne Busch)

James Rivers (saxophone, student of Ms. Busch)

Herlin Riley (drummer, student of Ms. Busch)


Moderator: Matt Sakakeeny (Tulane University)