2023 JAZZ & HERITAGE GALA

AT Generations Hall, Thursday, april 27

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents its 23rd Annual Jazz & Heritage Gala at Generations Hall on the evening of April 27, 2023.


When 

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Patron Party at 6pm

Gala at 7pm to 10pm

Where 

Generations Hall

310 Andrew Higgins Dr.

New Orleans, LA 70130


About the Gala

The Foundation will present its 23rd Jazz & Heritage Gala at Generations Hall on the evening of Thursday April 27, 2023. Join us as we celebrate Jazz Fest with great music, food and company.

We hope to see you in that number as a Patron/Sponsor of the Jazz & Heritage Gala. Gain access to this early opportunity to secure your ticket to the Gala and a Gala Pass to Jazz Fest 2023.

Proceeds will support the Don “Moose”Jamison Heritage School of Music. The Heritage School of Music proudly provides free-of-charge lessons taught by the finest musicians and educators the city has to offer, reaching more than 300 school-aged students with dynamic music instruction and opportunity.

About the Heritage School of Music

The Don “Moose” Jamison Heritage School of Music proudly provides free-of-charge lessons taught by the finest musicians and educators the city has to offer, reaching more than 300 school-aged students with dynamic music instruction and opportunity. It is the Foundation’s longest standing educational program and has expanded to include a Beginners program, the Vocal workshops that take place at NORD centers across the GNO area, and Audio Production Workshops. The school holds classes three days a week at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz and Heritage Center. The state-of-the-art facility has several classrooms, a recording space, and a performance hall.

Sponsorship Levels:

All sponsorship levels will receive recognition in Gala related media and announcement

Heritage Star: $10,000

Patron party access for 8 guests
Reserved table seating for 8
8 Gala passes to Jazz Fest, which is good for entry and re-entry for all days at the 2023 Jazz Fest.
2 signed and numbered prints of the official 2023 Jazz Fest poster

Culture Star: $5,000

Patron party access for 4 guests
Reserved table seating for 4
4 Gala passes to Jazz Fest, which is good for entry and re-entry for all days at the 2023 Jazz Fest
1 Signed and numbered print of the official 2023 Jazz Fest poster


Gala Tickets:

Band Leader: $2,500

Patron party access for 2 guests
2 Gala passes to Jazz Fest, which is good for entry and re-entry for all days at the 2023 Jazz Fest.
1 numbered print of the official 2023 Jazz Fest Poster

Jazz Fest Gala: $800

1 Gala pass to Jazz Fest, which is good for entry and re-entry for all days at the 2023 Jazz Fest.

We hope to hear from you by December 1, 2022 as we expect the Gala to sell out quickly. Please contact Shanna Hudson-Stowe, Development Associate at 504-558-6100 or sstowe@jazzandheritage.org to confirm your patronage!


“Having a resource like the Heritage School of Music especially when it’s free is invaluable

Caroline Mendez -Heritage School of music parent

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a dress code ? The dress code for the gala is “Festive Cocktail” attire.

Will there be refreshments for the Gala ? Yes – your ticket purchase includes unlimited cocktails and delicious offerings.

Is there an auction ? Yes – the auction will be online, as well as in-person which will take place at Generations Hall. Details below.

Is parking available ?

Parking details will be announced.

Entertainment 

Celebrate the night with New Orleans’ finest musicians at Generations Hall

The full music lineup will be announced at a later date.


Gala Committee

The Gala Committee is comprised of members of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s Board of Directors. This event is proudly produced by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.  

Rachel Cousin, Co-Chair

Julie Wise Oreck, Co-Chair

Caryn Rodgers-Battiste, Co-Chair