Acknowledgements

“Music IS the Scene”: Jazz Fest’s First Decade, 1970-1979



Thank you to the entire Tulane University Special Collections staff, and to Ann Case, Jillian Cuellar, Erin Kinchen-Addicks, Lee Miller, Lori Schexnayder, Jennifer Waxman, Kevin Williams, and student intern Lizzy Meggyesy who provided invaluable additional assistance in preparation, curation, or guidance.

Thank you to the Tulane Libraries staff, with special thanks to Sean Knowlton, Alan Velasquez, and Madeleine Wieand of Digital Scholarship & Initiatives; Michael Jones and Pat Vince with User Services & Library IT; CC Chapman and Lisa Hooper of Media Services; Media Services student employees Jerry Chen, Akida Joseph, Charlie Sellars, and Jamal Wright; Anthony DelRosario with Research & Instruction Librarians; and Conservation Librarian Sabrena Johnson, formerly of Technical Services.

We are grateful to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Archive and archivist Rachel E. Lyons, and to Quint Davis of Festival Productions, Inc.

Finally, we thank the creators and donors of the archival collections and materials featured in this exhibition.

– Melissa A. Weber, Tulane University Special Collections, exhibition curator


Food booth at Jazz Fest, 1979, photographer: Graham Anthony or Tony Zucker, Jambalaya yearbook for Tulane University, p. 122, Tulane University Special Collections.

Food booth at Jazz Fest, 1979, photographer: Graham Anthony or Tony Zucker, Jambalaya yearbook for Tulane University, p. 122, Tulane University Special Collections.