An enhanced CD with video commentary by Wynton Marsalis. Produced by Delfeayo Marsalis. “fine showcase of his work, marked by a set of chops that truly separates this young trumpeter from the pack” – CMJ
Irvin Mayfield joins the ranks of Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Ray Charles, Duke Ellington and Led Zeppelin with this live addition to his oeuvre of over 30 albums. Available on digital platforms 2/24/17. On CD in April.
A suite of music dedicated to the great artist Gordon Parks and his work Half Past Autumn. “Mr. Mayfield has done his homework” Ben Ratliff, New York Times “One of the Big Easy’s brightest stars.” – Steve Greenlee, Boston Globe
“There ought to be a law that from now on, the Basin Street label will be responsible for providing the soundtrack music to all movies filmed in New Orleans. Not just because Basin Street’s stable of artists is of such consistently high quality, but because it represents such a good cross section of local styles…” –ALL MUSIC GUIDE