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NOLA Jazz & Heritage Foundation Opens Heritage Center

Includes a performance space and classrooms

George Wein
Joyce and George Wein

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation celebrated the grand opening of its new education and community center this week. The 12,500-square-foot George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center, located at 1225 N. Rampart St., includes a 200-seat performance hall and seven classrooms. It will serve as the first permanent home of the foundation’s Don “Moose” Jamison Heritage School of Music. The center will host other programs produced by the foundation and will be available for other arts organizations’ classes and events.

The center is named for George Wein, founder of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and his late wife and business partner, Joyce.

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