Jazz Fest Photos: Struttin’ with the Parades

Jazz Fest isn't just about the music that fills your sound holes on the side of your head. It's also enjoying the culture of the city itself. That means parades. But not Mardi Gras parades -- we mean those smaller and more intimate parades with Mardi Gras Indians. 

by Matthew Hinton
April 29, 2019

Editor’s Note: Jazz Fest isn’t just about the music that fills your sound holes on the side of your head. It’s also enjoying the culture of the city itself. That means parades. But not Mardi Gras parades — we mean those smaller and more intimate parades with Mardi Gras Indians. 

Big Chief Joseph Boudreaux, Jr. & The Young Eagles and Big Chief Trouble & Trouble Nation Mardi Gras Indians

Matthew Hinton is a New Orleans area freelance photographer whose work has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism Awards in 2014 and 2016, and by numerous awards from the Press Club of New Orleans, including the Hal Ledet President's Print Photography Award, the highest honor the Press Club can bestow upon a photographer. Matthew Hinton has previously been a staff photographer at both of the daily newspapers in New Orleans. His work has appeared nationally and internationally through freelance work with the Associated Press and AFP, Agence France-Presse.

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