18-year-old Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews performs with the Treme Brass Band in Economy Hall on May 2, 2004. Uncle Lionel Batiste, pictured here on bass drum, was born on this date in 1931. Photo by Ice Cube Slim, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive.
In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes here, and at our Jazz Fest 50 page, all year long to see them, plus more celebration of the big anniversary!