24th Annual Jazz & Heritage Gala

April 24, 2024

For questions, please contact Shanna Stowe:

☎️ 504-558-6100

📧 sstowe@jazzandheritage.org


Wednesday, April 24, 2024 Patron Party at 6pm Gala at 7pm to 10pm


Generations Hall 310 Andrew Higgins Dr. New Orleans, LA 70130


Celebrate the night with New Orleans’ and Colombia’s finest musicians at Generations Hall.

Patron Party 6:00pm- 7:00pm – Heritage School of Music All Stars

Heritage stage

Sponsored by Hancock Whitney

Gregorio Uribe

Heritage School of Music All-stars

featuring Derek Douget, Andrew Baham, Michael Pellera, Ricky Sebastian, Jason Stewart

ballroom stage

Sponsored by the Gia Maione Prima Foundation

dee Dee Bridgewater

 featuring Amina Scott, Oscar Rossignoli, Adonis Rose, Ricardo Pascal

Los Cumbia Stars

About the Gala

This year’s gala will celebrate Colombia’s musical heritage and feature performances by both New Orleanian and Colombian renowned artists. A fusion of New Orleans and Colombian cultural and culinary connections will hold appeal to both music aficionados and cultural enthusiasts. The gala benefits the Foundation’s programs including the Don “Moose” Jamison Heritage School of Music. Ticket options include eight day access to Jazz Fest, Rolling Stones entry and more! Join us as we set a vibrant tone for the start of Jazz Fest!


2024 Event-Only Ticket: $500
• One Gala Ticket • Does not include Jazz Fest entry

2024 7-day Gala Pass: $950
• One Gala Ticket • One Gala Pass, which is good for entry and re-entry for 7 days at the 2024 Jazz Fest. **Does not include Thursday, May 2nd featuring the Rolling Stones.

**Please contact Shanna Stowe, Development Associate at 504-558-6100 or sstowe@jazzandheritage.org to confirm your patronage!

Live Auction

The 2024 Jazz & Heritage Gala Silent Auction is live now! Proceeds will support the full scope of programming the Foundation provides our community, including the Don “Moose” Jamison Heritage School of Music, which provides 300 school-aged students free-of-charge lessons taught by the finest musicians and educators in New Orleans.

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


Gala Ballroom Stage Sponsor

Gala Heritage Stage Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Shell Logo, history, meaning, symbol, PNG

Heritage Star Sponsor

Culture Star Sponsor

Band Leader Patron

Additional support provided by: