Irvin Mayfield

Irvin MayfieldIrvin Mayfield, Jr. is a two-time Grammy and Billboard Award-winning artist with 25 albums to his credit. Mayfield is the founding Artistic Director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and currently serves as Jazz Artist in Residence for the Apollo Theater; he served as Artistic Director of Jazz for the Minnesota Orchestra from 2009-2015. He is also a professor at the University of New Orleans, where he serves as Director of the New Orleans Jazz Institute. In 2009, he entered into a historic partnership with the Royal Sonesta Hotel and created Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, which brought "Jazz back to Bourbon Street" in the historic French Quarter. Mayfield was nominated to the National Council on the Arts by President George W. Bush and was subsequently appointed to the post by President Barack Obama in 2010; he served through 2014. He was commencement speaker for and received The Chancellor’s Award from the University of New Orleans in 2010 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Dillard University in 2011. He and NOJO recently opened the first space built for Jazz in the city that created the music — The Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market. 

Irvin Mayfield Songs

Sorry, we don't yet have enough data (yet) to create a list of Irvin Mayfield Albums.

Irvin Mayfield Songs

Related YouTube Videos

Irvin Mayfield jr - Carnegie Hall - "May His Soul Rest In Peace"

I went to see Haley Reinhart then was blown away by this performance. Irvin Mayfield jr's heartfelt tribute to his father, Irvin Mayfield Sr. As I reasearched it a bit, ...

Irvin Mayfield and the Grammy Award Winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra at the Adrienne Arsht Center

Monday, January 1 KNIGHT CONCERT HALL “...above all, these guys are about playing New Orleans Jazz with blistering Creole fire, a kind of unrestrained fun ...

Irvin Mayfield and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Perform at Spaso House