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Bill Summers/Irvin Mayfield: Los Hombres Calientes: Volume 4: Vodou Dance

Read "Volume 4: Vodou Dance" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Trumpet player Irvin Mayfield has been a primary shaper of the modern musical landscape of New Orleans. He serves as artistic director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and as executive director and artistic director of the Institute of Jazz Culture at Dillard University in New Orleans, and has performed his own arrangements of spirituals and original works with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (2001 commission) and the Louisiana Philharmonic String Quartet. Mayfield also leads his own Quintet and performs with ...


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