Jazz, R&B, Rock and roll, funk – it’s what America is known and loved for, and it all came out of New Orleans.

In New Orleans, it’s hard to imagine a more fertile musical garden than the neighborhood called the Treme, just across Rampart Street from the French Quarter.

So why is the New Orleans police department arresting people there for singing?

Read Larry Blumenfeld’s report: Band on the Run

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Squandered heritage in New Orleans