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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

CN Advisory: High Concern

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

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1436 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70113
tel: (504) 301-9006   Web Site
EIN: 71-0919866

Board Leadership
Latoya Bullard Franklin
Chairman

CEO
Sarah Bell
President, CEO

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On November 10, 2020, 4WWL reported on the charges of improper conduct taking place at New Orleans Jazz Orchestra in an article titled, "Irvin Mayfield, business partner plead guilty to conspiracy charge." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory on New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the 4WWL article.

  • On December 14, 2017, The New Orleans Advocate published an article titled, "WWL-TV: New Orleans' Irvin Mayfield indicted on fraud, conspiracy, money laundering counts." For more information, please see The New Orleans Advocate article.

  • On January 4, 2018, The Times-Picayune published an article titled, "Irvin Mayfield, business partner plead not guilty to fraud, money laundering charges." For more information, please see The Times-Picayune article.

  • On December 7, 2018, The Times-Picayune published an article titled, "Feds detail Irvin Mayfield, Ronald Markham’s alleged scheme to defraud library foundation." For more information, please see The Times-Picayune article.

  • On May 28, 2019, The New York Times published an article titled, "After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again." For more information, please see The New York Times article.

  • On December 6, 2019, 4WWL published an article titled, "Irvin Mayfield trial pushed back to July." For more information, please see the 4WWL article.

  • On November 4, 2020, 4WWL published an article titled, "Irvin Mayfield, partner set to change plea in library fraud case." For more information, please see the 4WWL article.


The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 69.68 one star
2017-06 03/01/2019 72.47 two stars
2016-06 05/07/2018 82.84 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 82.84 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 82.10 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 71-0919866
Name in IRS Master File NEW ORLEANS JAZZ ORCHESTRA INC
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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Charity Contact Info

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
1436 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113
tel: (504) 301-9006
EIN: 71-0919866

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Board Leadership

Latoya Bullard Franklin
Chairman

CEO

Sarah Bell
President, CEO

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