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PJ Morton to Host Buddy Bolden Block Party on May 2

Event kicks off efforts to restore the New Orleans home of jazz's nearly forgotten founder

A day before Lionsgate releases the new biopic Bolden, about the mysterious life of the musician credited with inventing jazz, a block party will celebrate his legacy in his former New Orleans home.

From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. CDT this Thursday, May 2, PJ Morton will host The Buddy Bolden Block Party, kicking off a new initiative to restore the home and enrich the legacy of Charles “Buddy” Bolden – New Orleans’ nearly forgotten father of jazz.

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