The Heritage of the Mississippi River

No river on the planet has inspired as much music as the Mississippi. The so-called "father of waters" born in Minnesota travels down the country for over 6,400 km, falls capriciously curving, separating States, eroding lands, creating marshy deltas to reach its mouth in the port of New Orleans; the cradle of jazz, an illustrious son of the blues. This legendary river divides the enormous territory of the US in East and West. Without this river one couldn’t understand the history of the United States, nor would there have ever existed a city like New Orleans, that grew between rhythms...

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