Alvin Batiste Sunrise: November 7, 1932 Sunset: May 6, 2007
The life of legendary and much loved and respected New Orleans musician and educator Alvin Batiste will be celebrated at Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., this Friday and Saturday. Friday, May 11 12:00 Noon – 7:00 p.m. Viewing 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Wake/Musical Tribute Saturday, May 12 9:00a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Music Performance & Visitation 11:00a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Funeral 1:00 p.m. – 2:30p.m.
Jazz Procession/Secondline From Gallier Hall the procession will proceed down St. Charles Avenue to Poydras Street. Left from on Poydras to S. Rampart. Right on Rampart to Common St. Left on Common St. to Rampart. The body will be cut loose at Rampart and Canal. The parade will continue down N. Rampart and end at Armstrong Park.