New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Manuel John Mello (1887-1961), cornetist and bandleader, lived here at 1025 Bartholomew Street from 1917 until 1961. He played with Weinmunson’s Band, Johnny Fischer’s Band, Fischer’s Military Band, & was the leader of one of Jack Laine’s Reliance Brass Band units. He later led his own Mello’s Original Jazz Band. He worked most of his life as a sugarmaker & spent a great deal of time in Oriente Province in Cuba.
Erected 2003 by N.O. Jazz Commission, Preservation Resource Center.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment.
Location. 29° 57.898′ N, 90° 2.132′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Bartholomew Street south of St. Claude Avenue (State Route 46), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1025 Bartholomew St, New Orleans LA 70117, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ninth Ward WWI Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Olivier Plantation House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Vincent De Paul ChurchCola(r) Residence (approx. 0.7 miles away); Plessy v. Ferguson (approx. 0.8 miles away); Verret Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Naval Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Southern Pacific Railroad Yards (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Also see . . . PRC Webpage on this location. (Submitted on September 27, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
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