Charles Suhor

Charles Suhor had a forty-year career as an English teacher in New Orleans public schools and Deputy Executive Director of the National Council of Teachers of English (1957-1997), He worked as a drummer with Tom Brown, Al Hirt, Buddy Prima, Bill Huntington, and others and has written for Down Beat, Jazz Archivist, Teaching Tolerance, and others. He is author of the award-winning Jazz in New Orleans: The Postwar Years Through 1970 (2001) and Creativity and Chaos: Reflections on a Decade of Progressive Change in Public Schools, 1967-1977 (2020). Write to him at [email protected]

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