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Jazzman Entertainment
Average rating:  
 180 reviews
 by MA

Words will never be able to describe how incredible this experience was for us. Setting up and organizing everything with Jerry was flawless, showing up and getting situated for the parade was seamless, and the entire second line parade was incredible. It’s taken me all week just to figure out the right words to say but honestly it’s a moment that left us all speechless. I will always highly recommend the Jaywalkers and celebrating any huge milestone of life.

It means the world to us that we can share this wonderful experience with our clients and guests. Thank you!!!!

 by Mr. and Mrs. Wilson

The second line parade was the best part of our wedding the Jasmine did a fantastic job they had everything organized and it couldn’t have been better.

Wow - The best part of your wedding? That is a tremendous compliment! The Jaywalkers are so glad you asked us to be party of your special day - thank you!

 by Andrea Kardaras

So glad to have booked our first parade here. They far exceeded any expectations that our group had coming in. We will absolutely be doing it again each and every time we bring our group down to the best city in the world.

If you're considering a parade, then by all means sign up right here. You will NOT be sorry!

Andrea - we are thrilled you love New Orleans and had a great time with your Personal Parade! Thank You Very Much!

 by Peter N

We booked the Jaywalkers for our second line parade after our wedding on May 14th. It was a total surprise to everyone in our wedding party. The Jaywalkers were the hit of the evening and the parade to Pat O'Brien's on Bourbon Street was a once in a lifetime experience. I cannot tell you how happy we were that night and still currently are. If you are having a wedding or any event in New Orleans and you need a band and parade, please contact Jerry and the Jaywalkers. They are the best around.

Peter - we appreciate you taking the time to leave a review, and Thank You for hiring The Jaywalkers!

 by Angela M

WOW! I booked Jaywalkers for a client event. Jerry was easy to work with and promptly responded to my inquiry. Darlene and the band were so full of energy! They arrived on time, ready to go. Everything happened like clockwork, despite my customizations. SO EASY! And everyone was very professional. My client couldn't have been happier! I highly recommend for Jaywalkers for a stress-free experience.

Angela - we greatly appreciate your business! I'm glad everyone was so happy. We also appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review - Thank You!

 by Josh F

Hi All, 

Wanted to send a quick note letting Jerry know that The Gumbo Trio was literally the highlight of my time in New Orleans this year. What a wonderful, fun, and talented group on Friday. Hope to find you all again soon.  Do you travel? 

Josh - We appreciate you asking The Gumbo Trio to be party of your Tales of the Cocktail event. THANK YOU!

 by Petra R

Thank you so much for our parade to celebrate our daughter Maddie’s 21st birthday! It was a surprise and couldn’t have gone better! You guys took care of EVERYTHING! Maddie had no clue and was so excited to hear a jazz band at the bar. When you announced you are about to parade I told her “let’s go” and she looked so surprised and said “we are going with them?” … we answered with “WE BOUGHT YOU A PARADE”, she was over the moon, which is visible in every picture! She can with 8 friends and when everyone talked about their favorite part of the weekend in New Orleans, everyone said “THE PARADE HANDS DOWN”! Thank you for this memory, it meant so much! We are already looking for excuses to have another one! THANK YOU!

Petra - we are thrilled that it worked out so well. Thank you so very, very much!

 by Jezika G.

We hired Jazzman to be apart of my dads 60th birthday celebration and had a great time! Darlene and Jerry were organized, responsive, and so much fun!

Everyone is still talking about how amazing the band & parade was.

So thankful to have them be apart of it and can't recommend them enough!

Jezika - We appreciate you asking us to help you dad celebrate - Thank you!!!

 by Tashia B

I booked the Jaywalkers Second Line Band for my 47th Birthday as well as two stilt walkers . From the beginning to the end Jerry and Darlene were beyond professional. The provided me with a parade that was beyond epic. Words can't really express how amazing this was. You really had to be there to understand the amazing feeling they provided. There bubble spirits and how they make sure your parade is everything you could have wanted is Amazing. I am still on cloud 9. I appreciate the patience, attentiveness, professionalism, fun, and how there entire team made my 47th Birthday the Best Birthday ever. Thank you Jerry and Darlene for your exceptional service.

Tashia - we truly appreciate your very kind words! The Jaywalkers Thank you!!!

 by Brandi RHB

I recently did a second line with The JayWalkers for a grand opening celebration for my new studio. They were super fun, professional and amazing to work with. They got even the most stubborn of our party up and dancing in the streets! From gathering the information, to booking the event, and finally getting to experience the occasion with them, we experienced nothing but greatness. Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!

Awesome Brandi!!! Thank YOU and best of luck with your gallery!

 by Eric s

This experience was everything I expected New Orleans to be!!! Amazing!! So much fun!!!

Eric - thank you for your review - we're glad you had a great time!

 by Sarah O.

We had the most amazing experience! The jaywalkers made our wedding second line the best day of our lives! My guests were so excited and happy to have this experience. For us, we go to New Orleans a lot and see a lot of second lines so getting to do this for our day was a highlight of the day. They gave us a once in a life time experience and memory. All of our friends are jealous now and say we had a better wedding then them lol. Thank you for making our day so special. It wouldn’t have been the same with out the Jawalkers! Jerry and Darlene were also so helpful to work with during this process and made it so easy on me while planning.

Sarah - we appreciate you taking the time to review us. We realize for some bands it might just be "a wedding"...but for you it is YOUR WEDDING! This is my favorite quote of yours: "They gave us a once in a life time experience and memory". We thrive on this! - Thank you!!

 by Sierra B

We recently worked with Jerry and Darlene on three separate events and they blew each one out of the water! Everyone loved the music and the amazing spirit they brought to each performance. I cannot recommend them highly enough!

Sierra - You and your organization are a CLASS ACT! You make our job so much easier. Thank you very much!

 by Harris L

Booked Darlene, Jerry, and their crew for a bachelor party and it was an experience we will never forget! Was an amazing time with them and organized very well! Highly recommend to everyone visiting New Orleans

We literally cannot do what we do without fun people like YOU!! Thank you very much!

 by Cynthia S

Jerry and Darlene, (and the other Gerry)...what can I say to express my gratitude for making my Dad's Memorial such a beautiful experience. We went through COVID delays and date changes, but you helped me keep my promise to my Frank...to celebrate his life NOLA style! There is no question my Dad was smiling down on his parade!

Our 42 family and friends loved the event and all of us will never forget y'all. Continued health and success to you!

Cynthia - you truly made us feel like a part of your family. It was truly an honor to play a Celebration of Life Event for your Frank. Thank you!

 by Phil L

I recently had a celebration of life parade for my mother. Darlene and Jerry were the best. Very professional and extremely talented. This was a once in a lifetime experience that I will treasure forever.

Phil - playing for your mom's Celebration of Life was indeed a Special Honor for The Jaywalkers. Thank you so much for asking us to be part of it.

 by Brad B

I booked this as a surprise for my wife’s 40th birthday and it truly made the trip to New Orleans special. Thank you for making my wife’s birthday something she will never forget. What a party 🙂

Brad we really appreciate you asking us to be part of Autumn's birthday - it was so fun! Thank you!

 by Desiree J.

Thank you, Darlene & Jerry! It's no easy feat to impress 17 girls from Miami, but you and your band managed to exceed all expectations. Your professionalism throughout the process and your energy during the parade was well appreciated. The parade was the absolute highlight of our trip and we can't wait to go back to New Orleans so we can have another parade with you! You guys are AMAZING!

Desiree - with the Final Four crowd in town - "running the gauntlet" of Bourbon Street with 17 hotties from MIA, with Jaywalkers and police escort - your event was EPIC! Thank you so much!!

 by Lola P

The Jazzman performing our Second Line Parade was the most fun we have ever had ! The music they play just makes you want to

dance! I will never forget this AMAZING day.

Lola you are a beautiful Bride no matter how many times you renew your vows! Thank you for asking us to be part of your beautiful celebration!

 by Loren Lola Knox

Everything about the whole process, from start to finish, was AMAZING!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH Jerry, Darlene, team and Jaywalkers Band!!!!

Loren you looked fabulous in your Purple and we had so much fun with your and your friends for your Birthday Parade! Thank you very much!

 by Lindsay C

This is the second time I've booked the Jaywalkers Second Line for a corporate group and both times it was truly the highlight of the trip! Its such a surprise and fun/local thing for the guests. Jerry and Darlene are an absolute pleasure to work with - very nice, responsive, timely and organized! The band was so great and was a great way to escort my guests to dinner. Can't wait to come back and book them again!

Repeat Customers are the Highest Compliment! Lindsay we appreciate how easy you are to work with, and especially for recommending us to be part of your group's fun filled New Orleans adventure. Hope to see you again soon Thank you very much!

 by JT

Jerry and the rest of the Jaywalkers where such a treat for everyone! So easy to work with and they really delivered a wonderful performance!! Would definitely recommended to anyone looking for a Second line band!

Jillian - we appreciate you asking The Jaywalkers to entertain your Company and other group Attendees at The Morial Convention Center! We really appreciate your hiring us, and taking a moment to leave a positive review. We cannot do what we do without GREAT CUSTOMERS like YOU!

 by Erika H

This was the absolute highlight of my cousin’s bachelorette party. We met at a predetermined bar and the band arrived and started playing like it was just a normal occurrence in Nola. Then they announced they were here for the bride, Rita. She was SO surprised. The parade was down bourbon street, tons of people lined the street taking photos and videos. We felt like rockstars!!! If you want to make an event REALLY special, i highly recommend the jaywalkers!!!

Erika - you and Rita and your gang ARE Rock Stars! With pictures to prove it! Thanks again for hiring The Jaywalkers!

 by C Gosnell

Jerry was amazing to work with! Our Second Line was postponed once due to Covid, a second time when the City didn't offer permits due to a Halloween parade and then the location and route had to be adjusted. Jerry was so understanding and professional, and single-handedly made it all happen for us. The Jaywalkers are excellent musicians and also full of joy which made it seem like they were celebrating with us. Darlene never stopped smiling and dancing and setting the tone for the parade. I highly recommend them. THANK YOU Jerry!!!

Celeste - it has been a challenging time - but customers like you - who are able to "roll with it" make it all worthwhile. We appreciate you so much - thank YOU! jerry

 by Suzanne Landers

What a wonderful experience. Thank you so much.

Thank you Suzanne!

 by Heather P.

This was our 2nd Second Line Parade with the Jaywalkers and it was just as amazing as the first one. They take care of all the paperwork, so all you have to do is show up and have the time of your life! It will be an annual event for us from now on and we will always book the Jaywalkers!!!

Heather your group is so much fun! Costumes are great and everyone so polite but outrageous at the same time! We really appreciate you!

 by Danielle M.

We had the best time! I am so thankful for Darlene and the Jaywalkers setting everything up for us and parading us down Bourbon. It was the highlight of the weekend for sure!

Danielle - we literally could not do it - Without YOU! Thank you so much!, jerry

 by Rick David

When the bride and groom were pronounced husband and wife, the band began ro play. The energy was off the charts! Everyone present said it was the most amazing thing they had ever experienced. Darlene and the Jaywalkers could not have possibly provided any better entertainment. Our daughter and now son in-law were so very pleased.

5 stars is not enough!!!!

Thank you Jerry and Darlene and crew for an incredible night!!!!

Rick - we live for moments like this. Thank you so much for trusting the Jaywalkers to be a part of your daughter's wedding celebration!

 by Rick G

The Jaywalkers made my 50th Birthday Part Deux extra special. This group knows how to bring the French Quarter to live with their professional performance. They are the best because Darlene and Jerry went above and beyond to make this parade possible for my 50th Thank you Team !

OMG Rick you and Tim are awesome people and we love you so much!

 by Allison Brockmann

The rating needs a higher option than 5 stars! Darlene and The Jaywalkers were the highlight of my 40th Birthday wknd. Even the most unsure have been nonstop raving about how much fun they had and that this experience was once in a lifetime fabulous!

Darlene and Jerry make the entire process a dream…all of the logistics and fuss are removed from your plate when you work with them. All you do is show up, parasol in hand, and get ready to parade!! If you throw a party in New Orleans and you don’t hire The Jaywalkers, you didn’t do it right.

Allison - you looked like you were having so much fun!! This is what it is all about for us - when we see the joy on our guests faces. Thank you for leaving a kind review, sharing your pics and vids, and hiring The Jaywalkers!!!

 by DeShon T

They were tremendous. Even with the rain coming down on us, my family and I had a wonderful time with the Jaywalkers on my sisters' birthday parade.

They made the process of setting everything up very easy and the experience fun and memorable.

Hey DeShon - We really, Really appreciate you guys! Your twin sisters seemed to have fun - even in the rain! Actually - it kind of felt good - in a liberating kind of way to be out acting a fool in the rain! You guys are great sports. We appreciate your review, and your business! We also appreciate you sharing some videos, which we will post on social media. Thank You Very Much!

 by Richard D

Absolutely fantastic! Darlene and her crew really do take care of everything. Ready to go, on time, rain-or-shine, just a great group with fun songs and great knowledge of the area. Cannot recommend highly enough. We had a big bachelor party and they put up with us:) So they can certainly accommodate any group. Can't do New Orleans without a Second Line

Hey Richard - We are thrilled you had a great time with us! On behalf of all of The Jaywalkers Second Line Band - we really appreciate you - Thank You for Your Business!!

 by Tammy Landes

The experience you and your band have us is one that we will all remember for a live time.

We absolutely loved your song choices and having others in the French Quarters join in the fun!

You are all AMAZING!

Tammy - you, your husband and The Flamingos were so much fun! We really, really appreciate you ! In these uncertain times, an outdoor second Line Parade is really the Perfect way to celebrate!

 by Bryan M

The Jaywalkers for made my wife’s 50th Birthday celebration a huge hit! We were from out of town and had never been to New Orleans. They made the process very easy as they took care of everything. The Grand Marshall’s (Darlene) energy was great, the band was awesome, and the two stilt walkers caught everyone’s attention. If you want to surprise someone with an experience in New Orleans that they will never forget than this is a must!

Hey Bryan - I think we actually surprised Kathleen ! Shout of the The Astor Crowne Plaza for letting us come in and play in the lobby while ya'll were getting drinks at the bar. Yours was a super Fun event, and the epitome of what we like to do - take a group of fun people through the French Quarter with a brass band and police escort. Thank you from all the members of The Jaywalkers Second Line Band, plus the Stilt Walkers! We appreciate you taking the time to review us.

 by Laura F.

We hired The Jaywalkers to do a second line for my sister's bachelorette and they exceeded our expectations! Darlene and Jerry took care of the planning and organizing, which was a great relief. We had an absolute blast! I would definitely book them again and recommend to anyone.

Laura - we could not do it without YOU! Thank you so much from The Jaywalkers Second Line Band!

 by Billy H.

I hired the Gumbo Trio to play at my wife's 40th birthday party at Antoine's. They were amazing! I can't imagine the party without the classic New Orleans Jazz playing in the background. They were extremely professional, set up early and stayed until the last person left. Jerry made everything easy with the booking and planning process. I would not hesitate to recommend or use them again.

Billy I am so glad your wife's party was a hit! I wish I could have been there to play for you personally, but I knew you were in great hands. Thank you so much!

 by Nick M.

Easily the most memorable experience we had on our bachelor party trip! They had the perfect set up for us to surprise the bachelor with a phenomenal parade. The band was amazing, and Darlene and Jerry made the whole process a breeze by handling all the details.

I think the bachelor Garrett was truly surprised. Did you know Someone at Arnaud's Restaurant took a video of the band and your party's parade rounding the corner onto Bourbon Street and posted to Instagram - it's gotten over 29K views this week! Look it up on Arnaud's Restaurant IG. You guys are Rock Stars! Thanks Nick!

 by John S

Truly a legitimate New Orleans legend. The Jaywalkers knocked it out of the park.

John - we appreciate you so much - thank you! Darlene, Jerry & The Jaywalkers

 by Russell F.

A one-of-a-kind life experience that we will always cherish. Coming out of the pandemic we wanted to celebrate our friend who got married but missed his bachelor party. The Jaywalkers helped us from start to finish, and pulled off an unforgettable surprise! Thank you Darlene and Jerry, we had the time of our lives!

Russell - I think you really did Surprise him!!! It was a great time and we Thank You so much for helping keep Live Music ALIVE - especially right now!

 by Steven R

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!! Darlene, Jerry, and the Jaywalkers helped us organize a parade for our friend's bachelor party and it was definitely the highlight of the trip. Highly recommended!!! THANK YOU!!!

Steven - We had a blast with your group - Thank You for letting us organize your Second Line!

 by Amanda S.

Jerry and Darlene did an amazing job arranging the Second Line for our daughter's 21st birthday. Other than the stress of not knowing if the city would resume giving out permits (halted due to the pandemic), it could not have been easier. It quite literally rained on our parade, but the band played on! We had the most wonderful time and have memories that will last forever. Highly recommend them!!!

We had a blast! Tiny bit of weather Won't Stop Our Fun! THANK YOU Amanda!

 by Cindy T

OMG! I loved it!! Best birthday ever! And they even paraded in the rain. Jerry & Darlene are WONDERFUL and so very helpful. The entire band was so friendly and wiling to go above and beyond. I must think of another occasion to do this AGAIN! Thanks again for a truly delightful birthday experience!

Cindy That will definitely be a Birthday to Remember! Thank you for spending it with The Jaywalkers!

 by Liz T

The Gumbo Trio was awesome!!! They provided the perfect entertainment/atmosphere for my uncles bday dinner. Highly recommend!

The Gumbo Trio Thanks YOU, Liz!!!

 by Barbara W

Wonderful group. Played everyone’s favorites!

Thanks for 5 Stars Barbara!

 by Cait B

We hired the Gumbo Trio for a birthday party at Arnaud's and they were terrific. They changed styles of music in between cocktail hour and dinner seamlessly. Excellent and professional communication! Would hire again in a heartbeat!

Thank you so Much Caitlin!

 by Lori W

So accommodating and everything they suggested was perfect! Meeting us at our rehearsal dinner to the route and ending point were perfect!

 by Katie R

The second line that the Jay Walkers coordinated and performed was the highlight of our wedding for many of our guests. The group coordinated well with the venue and DJ who was running sound for the ceremony. The band played beautifully and The Grand Marshall helped keep the crowds at Bay. The only negative comment was was it ran longer than we had originally asked which was a little far for some of our guests.

 by Brain D

It was such a good time - the highlight of the weekend! Thanks to everyone!

 by Nick Z

Jaywalkers - 5 stars!

 by Lindsay C

I wanted to officially thank you both for helping to make our program in New Orleans a success. The second line parade was by far one of the top highlights of the trip that our guests could not stop talking about!!

 by Merrie E

this was the best idea and we all had a blast! very professional to deal with and who doesn't like to have their own parade and shut down canal street for a few blocks! highly recommend the Jaywalkers!

 by Nicole R

Music was phenomenal and Jaywalkers members were incredible. This was by far the main highlight of our trip. I have been suggesting this group and experience to everyone since the moment we returned home. One of my favorite and Certainly most memorable experiences of my life!

 by Douglas W

made my birthday Second Line parade Unforgettable. Speedy, informative e-mails kept the process going and stress free. would definitely use them again!

 by Greg D

Everyone loved the band and the parade experience! Could not have asked for a more suiting way to celebrate our marriage. Very lively and fun to say the least. Could easily say it was one of the best if not the best part of the wedding celebration.

 by Marjory W

We hired The Jaywalkers for a second line parade in the French Quarter for my husband's 75th birthday. Our group of 20 family and friends ranged in age from 25 to 76. Everyone agreed it was the best party they had ever attended. The band is excellent. They play great dixieland music and everyone along the parade route comes pouring out of the bars and into the streets to watch or join your parade. We must be in thousands of people's videos of their vacation in New Orleans. Our parade Grand Marshall, Denise Embree, literally danced to the music for the entire length of the parade route. I would recommend having a second line parade for any special occasion. You will love it and your guests will love it. Denise will take care of all the details, parade permits, the police escort, and answer all your questions. You just show up ready to party, and they do all the rest.

 by Mignon T

When my daughter asked for a second line at her wedding I had no idea what that was...it turned out to be the most amazing parade in the French quarter that evening. The Jaywalkers kept the music playing and the crowd entertained. Truly an event our family and friends will be talking about for a very long time.

 by Melissa D

What an amazing night we had at our Welcome Night Destination Wedding Party. The Jaywalkers are incredibly experienced and amazing pros in their craft ~ they took care of the parade route, police escort and of course gave us one heck of a party! They are fantastic musicians & the Grand marshall is amazing ~ she really knows how to work it! Look no further when you need a second line band, they know their stuff and working with Jerry and Darlene to organize from afar (we are from the Northeast) was super simple and communication was incredibly professional and timely! Our guests raved about them!!

 by Elizabeth A

This team has wonderful musicians and showmanship plus. So much fun!

 by Andrea

Thank you so much! Both bands were fantastic. The parade was out of this world! All of our guests told us it was the bucket-list item they didn't know they had!

 by Luke G

They will take care of everything! All you have to do is show up, and be the center of attention!!! Worth every penny, don’t second guess!

They will take care of everything! All you have to do is show up, and be the center of attention!!! Worth every penny, don’t second guess!

 by Briton H

THANK YOU!!! The group had sooo much fun last night! One of them emailed me to say that was the most fun they’ve had at a meeting in over 20 years! Exceeded my expectations by far!

 by Roz F

Fantastic, friendly and helpful service, amazing event, very responsive to questions, took the hassle and stress out of organising the event from overseas, and lived up to and even exceeded expectations on the day!

 by Charles B

The team was great to work with throughout the process. Working from afar, it could not have been easier. Great time was had by all.

 by Margaret C

We are return customers and will continue to be. The band created such a fun environment and my guests were enthralled with the experience.

 by Kenny S

These guys are great. Had a wake for my mom and they made it a great experience for all attending. A great New Orleans tradition! They are very flexible on how to get it done too. Real pros! I highly recommend them.

 by Craig v

Everything was great! We had a second line parade for our son's 21st birthday party. The email communication, the last minute arrangements via text, the parade itself, everything was perfect. Thank you!

 by Kelsey F

Jerry and the band made our trip with their performance. I highly suggest using them as they are wonderful and made everything so easy!

 by Arianna N

Thanks again for an amazing show last week! (Jaywalkers at The Ritz-Carlton for opening of a General Session, escorting in the editor)

 by Denise B

Hi Jerry -I want to thank you guys again for a wonderful performance! Our guests kept commenting on how wonderful the music was. Sorry I didn’t get a chance to speak with you but if we do an event again in NOLA you guys are hired.

 by Debbie L

Just wanted to say 'thank you!' for providing awesome music at our rehearsal dinner last Friday at Arnaud's. Between the gorgeous rooms, delicious food, and your band's wonderful music, it was just as we had envisioned (and more!). A beautiful night to remember!

 by Daryl H

Dear Darlene and Jerry,
I want to thank you for making my birthday celebration so much fun. Your preparation, coordination, execution and performance was exceptional. My 2nd line was more than I could even wish for.

I have 2 small words; a great deal of gratitude.
Daryl Hicks

 by Denise B

Dear Jerry and Darlene - what a fabulous and professional performance for the second line on 10-20-18. I was told by many thankful New Englanders that this was an event of a lifetime. Guests had no idea what to expect and you certainly delivered. Thanks again, Denise

 by Kelly and Bill G

Dear Jerry & Darlene,
I cannot begin to tell you how AWESOME our parade was!!! You and your group were OUTSTANDING from the start to the finish!!! My husband Bill and I are so very happy with the entire experience!!
All of our group has not stopped talking about that wonderful parade on Friday October 12,2018. Jerry and the band were so fantastic and fun and played everything we wanted to hear!! Darlene my friend, you are a true leader and ultimate fun machine! You are Dynamic and happy and just made our Parade!!!
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for giving us an incredible experience that we will talk about for years to come!!! You made our trip to New Orleans the best one yet!!!
Thanks so much from all of us!!!
Love, Kelly& Bill G

 by Cindy H

Darlene and Jerry,
We can’t thank you enough for making our trip to New Orleans such a memorable one. The Second Line Parade was absolutely “out of this world”! Our friends are still talking about all the fun that they had. You made everything so easy….nothing for us to do but show up! And man, what a show it was!
Cindy and Jerry H.
Second Line Parade September 29, 2018
Crazy Ohio State Folks

 by Victor B

Easy to reach, easy to schedule, and extremely professional; the Jaywalkers exceeded all of my expectations and helped us make one of the most memorable experiences of our lives. This was my wife's surprise birthday and even after surprising her with friends and family, it was the parade that actually brought her to tears. HIGHLY recommend!

 by Captain Dan

Hey Jerry, we had a blast!!!!! It was freakin awesome for sure. Great music. On time. They take all of the guess work out of the escort, route, and setup. Just show up and have fun!!! thanks again to you and your talented band!

 by Beth E

Corporate Second Line Parade - 5 Stars

 by Robin C

This was the best money I have spent for my son's wedding. The process was so easy! I just called Jerry told him the route, how many attendees, what time to start and he took care of everything! Thanks for making this special day even more so!

 by Scott C

Handled everything for us. Great communication and a great time.

 by Rosa

This weekend, I celebrated my 60th Birthday with family and friends in New Orleans.The highlight of the four day celebration/trip was the Second Line Parade.Grand Marshall, Darlene, lead the Jaywalkers Second Line Band and our group around the French Quarter. We drank, marched and danced along, St Louis, Bourbon, St Phillip to Royal Street; finishing with the band playing" When the Saints Go Marching In" at Brennan's, our B-Day dinner destination. The Second Line Parade experience exceeded all my expectations. For half an hour, I was on a natural high; for there is no greater feeling than owning a city street with hundreds of onlookers joining in the Celebration! Thank you Jerry, Darlene and Jaywalkers for making this an unforgettable experience. You are the best.

 by Cathy C

We were looking for an event for an association meeting in New Orleans and came across Jazzman. What a find! Our members have traveled the world and it is always difficult to find something that is not "been there, done that." The band was wonderful, and Grand Marshal Darlene is entertainment at its best. Our members were still talking about it at the meeting the next day. Jazzman took care of everything - city permits, a fantastic route, police escort and, although they didn't take credit for it - great weather! Everything happened right on schedule and as planned. It is always a joy to work with true professionals!

 by Traci M

A joy to work with and incredible talent! Gumbo Trio & Flavors of New Orleans were the perfect compliments to our corporate event! Thank you!

 by Mark H

Thanks for making the surprise birthday party more enjoyable. You guys (The Gumbo Trio) sounded great. Definitely will recommend to anyone.

 by Michael K

Jerry - I just wanted you to know how wonderful it was to have you perform at the ARDA convention last week. Not only are the Jaywalkers exceptional musicians, it is obvious that you guys just LOVE to play. Thanks to you and Darlene for stepping in and making it all go so smoothly, and topping it off with your joy of music.

 by Michael Schirott

Jazzman came highly recommended to me and the interaction with them I can see why. Not only are they talented and passionate musicians but they are people of great character that has empathy for others. There is definite soul within the Jazzman.

 by Stephanie M

Oh my gosh! The most fun we've had in a while!
Darlene and the Jaywalkers were amazing! There were several second line parades the weekend we were there and without a doubt we had the best one!
Everyone in our group kept coming up and are still texting me saying how much fun they had and how awesome our parade was. We are so glad we chose you guys! Till next time!
Thanks again
The Maloney/Lynch Wedding Group

 by Casey H.

Darlene & the Jaywalkers were awesome! Our entire group LOVED the parade and felt so special getting to head down Bourbon Street with a police escort and their own music! Both Jerry and Darlene were terrific to work with and made everything so easy! I hope to have the opportunity to use them again on a future trip to NOLA. Thank you for everything!

 by Susan W.

BEST.WEDDING.EVER. Darlene and The Jaywalkers made an Awesome wedding even better! It was more than I could ask for. The most fun I have ever had in my life of 55 years. One of my guests with a bad knee said "I had the time of my life. Thank You!!!" Another said "Fun fun fun! The most fun I've ever had at a wedding!" and then "Yea...Darlene Embree is awesome!" Wish I could do it all over again! Thanks so much Darlene and The Jaywalkers for a wedding that will talked about for a long time!!!!

 by Kristin J.

Darlene and the Jaywalkers were amazing. My boyfriend was sooo surprised when we threw a ridiculous outfit on him and lead him up to the band and they started playing happy birthday. We went down Bourbon street dancing and had an amazing time. Thank you, thank you, thank you for making our trip to New Orleans so memorable!

 by Jessie T.

I must echo the accolades of all the 5 star reviews given for the Jaywalkers. For many years we've seen the Jaywalkers in action and I promised myself if ever we were to get a large group together we would celebrate with a parade (there were 18 of us). From initial contact to the day of the parade, was made easy on us as the parade participants. Darlene and crew were timely, professional, and most importantly, fun! The band was spectacular and all eyes and cameras were on our group as we traveled our parade route. It was the culmination of an amazing trip to New Orleans. I would highly recommend anyone considering hiring these wonderful entertainers to take the opportunity and go with it. It was worth every single penny and then some. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

 by Amanda V.

The Jaywalkers were amazing! They were the hit of the night - did a great job setting the tone. In the end they had everyone dancing down the street.

 by Shannon B.

WOW!! I was so excited to celebrate my 40th in NOLA and to surprise everyone with the Second Line.... But even I was not prepared for how great this event was going to be! My guests were shocked and have said on numerous occasions that this was the BEST event they have every been too! Thank you Darlene and Jaywalkers!

 by Tracey R.

Darlene & The Jaywalkers were amazing, as always! The group had the best time - couldn't believe we "shut down Bourbon Street just for them". Darlene & Jerry are great to work with - they handle all of the logistics/ permits/ etc with professionalism and NOLA charm. I have used them before for Second Lines and will use them again!

 by Dana B.

Darlene and the Jaywalkers were absolutely amazing giving our group a truly unique New Orleans experience. Love the motorcycle police buzzing to close off the streets for us. We danced, laughed, and sang along the parade route that Darlene had planned. Would definitely hire them again and refer them.

 by Michael T.

The Jaywalkers gave us an experience to remember! Darlene and the band were very friendly. Will definitely be back for another visit soon and hope to hear the Jaywalkers marching down Bourbon Street.

 by Valerie I.

The Jaywalkers were an absolutely fantastic band! The attendees had so much fun. Very professional and talented group of musicians. I would hire them again in a heartbeat. Thanks for making our reception such a great time!

 by Rob B.

Darlene and the Jaywalkers provided us with a unique NOLA experience for our conference. The second line parade went on without a hitch. They took care of all of the logistics. All we had to do was dance.

 by Tristan C.

Fantastic performance by The Jaywalkers. They are courteous, accommodating, and professional. The parade down Bourbon Street emphatically capped off our bachelor party weekend. What a way to experience NOLA! Seventeen thumbs up!

 by Shannon L.

This was the highlight of our wedding! Our guests could not stop raving about the event. So much fun and Darlene is AMAZING!

 by Stephen S.

FABULOUS!!!!! We cannot begin to express how fantastic our Second Line was!!!! Darlene and company were A-mazing!!! Highly recommend!!!!! Wish we could do it all over again... Much, much appreciated and many thanks!!!!!!

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