Thursday, January 31, 2008
The King Can Do No Wrong
Please write your representatives in Congress and let them know that these laws are inappropriate. Government shouldn't be immune to lawsuit when they are negligent with their responsibilities. In the case of New Orleans, government negligence caused the death of over 1400 people and the destuctions of over 100,000 homes and businesses.
Read all about this decision HERE.
Monday, January 28, 2008
Irvin Mayfield on First Lady's Guestlist for State of the Union TONIGHT!
Thursday, January 24, 2008
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2008 Lineup (Jazzfest)
Theresa Andersson on Friday, April 25th;
Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen on Saturday, April 26th;
Dr. Michael White (tribute to George Lewis) on Saturday, April 26th;
Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers on Thursday, May 1st;
Jason Marsalis (with John Ellis) on Thursday, May 1st;
Henry Butler on Saturday, May 3rd;
Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, May 3rd;
Dr. Michael White and the Original Liberty Jazz Band on Saturday, May 3rd;
Jason Marsalis (tribute to Max Roach) on Saturday, May 3rd;
also Rebirth Brass Band on Sunday, May 4th. Included in this list because of the Kermit Ruffins' Throwback CD that they recorded on.
and Ellis Marsalis on Friday, April 25th. Included in this list because of the upcoming Irvin Mayfield and Ellis Marsalis CD coming out on April 1st.
Headliners include: Stevie Wonder, Santana, Sheryl Crow, Robert Plant, Burning Spear, Ozomatli, Billy Joel, Elvis Costello, Randy Newman, Tower of Power, Diana Krall, Dianne Reeves, Bobby McFerrin and Chick Corea.
Basin Street Records will have artists performing at the Louisiana Music Factory on Wednesday, April 30th from 2pm-5pm.
See you at Jazzfest!
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Jon Cleary On WWL TV Morning News
Monday, January 07, 2008
Irvin Mayfield on Bloomberg TV
NOTE: If you missed this interview you can view part 1 HERE, part 2 HERE, and part 3 HERE.
Irvin Mayfield was named one of Bloomberg TV's 100 most interesting people. He is an official cultural ambassador of New Orleans and Louisiana and he has recorded 10 projects for Basin Street Records. His newest CD, Love Songs, Ballads and Standards, (a collaboration with Ellis Marsalis) will be released on April 1, 2008.