In good times and bad times, New Orleans musicians have a unique culture that was severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic when the city of Big Easy was unnaturally quiet and empty and much of the music moved. I went to school and grew up. online. Ted Koppel, a senior contributor to Sunday Morning, meets musicians in front of a music-sharing audience while perpetuating the French Quarter street performance tradition. And with the creative director of Preservation Hall, which was established to protect the unique American heritage, New Orleans jazz artists.