The American Italian Cultural Center was proud to promote the unveiling of the bust of Italian-American Nick LaRocca, the "Creator of Jazz" and composer of such jazz standards as "Tiger Rag" and "Livery Stable Blues." The unveiling, by Louisiana Lt. Governor Dardenne, took place on November 16th at 3:00PM at the Louisiana State Museum (Old US Mint) on Esplanade Avenue.For the Storia on Nick LaRocca click http://aifed.org/nick-larocca-creator-of-jazz/
Nick LaRocca, "Creator of Jazz," Bust was Unveiled by Louisiana Lt. Governor at the Louisiana State Museum
Many people joined in honoring the man whose colossal impact changed American music forever.