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Hogan Jazz Archive General Research Guide

A general overview of the Hogan Jazz Archive collection and other helpful research resources for the study of jazz and the musical culture of New Orleans.

Videos

VIDEO RECORDINGS


The Hogan Jazz Archive has thousands of moving image resources in its collection. In addition to the general commercial DVD and VHS collection, which is searchable via the Library Catalog, there are also unique 16mm films, collections from local filmmakers Jim Gabour and Don Perry and the complete Music City, Louisiana Jukebox, and LTV series by Cox Communications.  It is also a repository for the Jazz National Historic Park Oral History Project undertaken by the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park and the New Orleans Jazz Commission.

DVDs and VHS

COMMERCIAL DVDS & VHS

Researchers may access our commercial DVD and VHS holdings - including documentaries, feature films, and television shows - via the online Library Catalog

For a more precise search, use the Advanced Search page and be sure to limit your Location to "Special Collections (Jones Hall)" and Format to "Video Recording."

Cox 10

COX 10 PRODUCTIONS

VHS available of Cox 10 television series Louisiana Jukebox, Music City and Louisiana TV from 1982-2002.  Episodes feature local bands and musicians.

COX 10 PRODUCTIONS FINDING AID

NPS

JAZZ NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK ORAL HISTORIES

In 1998, New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park and the New Orleans Jazz Commission conducted a series of videotaped oral histories of New Orleans jazz legends to continue the work that first began here at the Hogan Jazz Archive in 1958. Both projects were created to collect and preserve the memories and oral traditions of New Orleans musicians.

JAZZ NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK ORAL HISTORY COLLECTION FINDING AID

Film holdings

FILM HOLDINGS

Michel Bastide collection - The majority of the Bastide films are commercial prints or clips from Jazz soundies and feature films released by companies including: Paramount, Warner Brother’s, and MGM.

Dave McCain/Boswell Sisters collection - Commercial film clips related to the Boswell Sisters, donated by David McCain in 1998.

Additionally, there are unique films created by Bill Russell, Jack Terry, and Jack Hurley, which are pertinent to the history of jazz culture in New Orleans.

Other notable collections

OTHER NOTABLE COLLECTIONS