Irvin Mayfield
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  • New Orleans, LA
  • United States
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Jonathon Hampton replied to Irvin Mayfield's discussion Jazz in Your Town in the group Jazz
"The jazz scene in New York is suffering a bit after Hurricane Sandy, but several venues are leading the charge. Check out this article telling of all the hottest spots to hear much in the Big Apple."
Nov 2, 2012
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Second Line Gets Started

Handkerchiefs waved wildly at the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra concert in Carnegie Hall
Oct 21, 2012
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Oct 19, 2012
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Oct 19, 2012
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Oct 19, 2012
Josie Rose Duncan replied to Irvin Mayfield's discussion Jazz in Your Town in the group Jazz
"There is a jazz bar in the capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh. We go there every year, it's a much smaller place than the concert halls that we sometimes perfrorm in, but like Jonathon said, it's the casual intimate feel. I think…"
Oct 19, 2012
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Oct 6, 2012
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Oct 6, 2012
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Oct 4, 2012
Ariyan Brister replied to Irvin Mayfield's discussion What is the future of Jazz? in the group Jazz
"The future in Jazz is combining the traditional with the contemporary, and calling it "funk-jazz-bop"! Being a young bassist, I really enjoyed Casey Abrams' Simple Life.  His unique sound is his singing and the everyday…"
Oct 2, 2012
Irvin Mayfield added a discussion to the group Jazz
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What is the future of Jazz?

Watch these performances by contemporary artists Casey Abrams and Haley Reinhart who will perform with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra in their upcoming Carnegie Hall concert. What do you think gives them their unique sounds? What elements of Jazz do you hear in these other genres?Incorporate inspiration from other musical genres into your own version of a Jazz standard or your creation of a new piece.  http://youtu.be/EGsWyPjSVRo …See More
Oct 2, 2012
Carnegie Hall replied to Irvin Mayfield's discussion How do you define jazz? in the group Jazz
"Below are some answers we received on Twitter and Facebook in response to this week's question "How do you define Jazz?" @ccastain - Jazz is the confluence of vital signs, human emotion, and culture. @dfcman2017 - I finally GOT…"
Oct 1, 2012
Irvin Mayfield added a discussion to the group Jazz
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JAZZ TODAY – Soledad O’Brien

Featuring Soledad O’Brien, who will host the NOJO’s gala 10thanniversary concert at Carnegie Hall, talking about her experience as a lover of Jazz, and the role that race and ethnicity has played in Jazz culture. Listen to some of her views.Share your thoughts on what defines Jazz and jazz culture and the role that race and ethnicity have played? Take it a step further and film a video journal about people’s perceptions of Jazz today. You can draw on conversations with other people about their…See More
Sep 24, 2012
Jonathon Hampton replied to Irvin Mayfield's discussion Jazz in Your Town in the group Jazz
"For me, it's all about a casual, intimate feel, the way jazz came about. My first regular experience with live jazz was at a small coffee shop in Ithaca, New York called ABC Cafe. It was such a chill, cozy, and inexpensive spot that it make…"
Sep 21, 2012
Irvin Mayfield added a discussion to the group Jazz
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Jazz in your town

What is your favorite type of performance venue in your city?Once per month, I host a Sunday concert for the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra's friends and supporters at my home. This video includes Ellis Marsalis, the patriarch of the Marsalis family and one of my mentors, performing with his son Jason Marsalis on drums, NOJO saxophonist Derek Douget, and Jason Stewart on bass. NOJO's mission is to enhance every day of life with Jazz; playing Jazz with and for friends and family at home is one of my…See More
Sep 14, 2012
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Jazz

Instrumentalists, singers, bandleaders, composers and arrangers, and all-around jazz enthusiasts. From classic to contemporary, bebop to Latin, big band to solo vocal ballads - find it all here.Connect with other young jazz artistsShare your musicGet and give feedbackDiscover the latest trends and topicsSee More
Sep 14, 2012

Profile Information

I am a:
Teacher, Teaching Artist, Performing Artist
My school is:
The New Orleans Jazz Institute at the University of New Orleans
My other school or arts organization is:
The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
My style(s) of music:
Jazz
I am interested in:
Composing / Arranging, Conducting, Ethnomusicology, Film Scoring / Soundtracks, Multimedia Projects, Music History, Music Theory, Performing, Recording / Producing / Engineering, Songwriting / Writing Lyrics
My musical instrument(s):
Trumpet
More about me:
Irvin Mayfield, 34, is a Grammy and Billboard Award-winning artist with 15 albums to his credit. Mayfield is the founding Artistic Director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and currently serves as Artistic Director of Jazz at the Minnesota Orchestra. He is currently a professor at the University of New Orleans, where he also serves as Director of the New Orleans Jazz Institute. 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. Mayfield also received The Chancellor’s Award from the University of New Orleans (the highest ranking award given to a professor) in 2010 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Dillard University in 2011. A passionate advocate for New Orleans and for the arts, Mayfield is Chairman of the Board for the New Orleans Public Library Foundation and for the Soledad O'Brien & Brad Raymond Foundation. He also serves on the boards of Citizens United for Economic Equity, Louisiana State University’s Department of Psychiatry and Health Science, the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation, Tulane University’s School of Architecture, Unity of New Orleans and the Youth Rescue Initiative.

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At 12:47am on August 20, 2012, Evan Taylor said…

Hey Irvin! Welcome to Musical Exchange! As a teacher you may be interested in joining the 'Educators' Group. But feel free to check the others out too!

Let me know if you have any questions about the site! :)

 
 
 

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