Professor Longhair makes his way across the field at Jazz Fest 1973. He was born on this date in 1918. Photo by John Messina, 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!