A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from May 09, 2017
Birthplace of Jazz (New Orleans nickname)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Other New Orleans nicknames include “America’s Most Interesting City,” “Baghdad-on-the-Bayou,” “Big Easy,” “City That Care Forgot,” “Crescent City,” “Gateway of the Mississippi Valley,” “Hollywood South,” “Metropolis of the South,” “N’Awlins,” “No Orleans” (after Hurricane Katrina), “NOLA,” “Northernmost Caribbean City” and “Paris of America.”

Wikipedia: New Orleans
New Orleans (/nuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] ( listen)) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502.
The largest of the city’s many music festivals is the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Commonly referred to simply as “Jazz Fest”, it is one of the largest music festivals in the nation, featuring crowds of people from all over the world, coming to experience music, food, arts, and crafts.

OCLC WorldCat record
New Orleans, New Orleans, birthplace of jazz.
Author: Masinter, Shirley Rabe, 1932-
Publisher: 1984.
Edition/Format: Downloadable visual material : Graphic : English
Database: WorldCat
Memorabilia of New Orleans, Louisiana. Oil on canvas

OCLC WorldCat record
Making the “Birthplace of Jazz”: Tourism and Musical Heritage Marketing in New Orleans
Author: J. Mark Souther
Edition/Format: Article Article : English
Publication: Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association, v44 n1 (20030101): 39-73
Database: JSTOR Arts & Sciences V Collection

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Posted by Barry Popik
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