Basin Street Releases

Irvin Mayfield
A Love Letter To New Orleans

Irvin Mayfield - A Love Letter To New Orleans

A stand alone CD with fourteen handpicked tracks from Irvin Mayfield's Basin Street Records catalog. This music is also available as a CD/book combination. In the richly illustrated book, A Love Letter to New Orleans, Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield reflects and reports on the people and places his music has brought into his life thus far. From rowdy New Orleans recording sessions to late night introspection with mentors like Wynton Marsalis and the late Herman Leonard, A Love Letter to New Orleans is a poignant chronicling of Mayfield's resilient love affair with his city's legacy - Jazz.

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"El Negro Parts 1, 2, 3 (With Bill Summers & Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandez)"


  1. 1. Mo' Better Blues (With Ellis Marsalis)
  2. 2. Latin Tinge II (With Bill Summers & Carlos Henriquez)
  3. 3. Romeo And Juliet (With Ellis Marsalis)
  4. 4. Old Time Indians Meeting Of The Chiefs (With Cyril Neville, Donald Harrison Jr. & Big Chief Bo Dollis Sr.)
  5. 5. James Booker (With Bill Summers & Carlos Henriquez)
  6. 6. El Negro Parts 1, 2, 3 (With Bill Summers & Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandez)
  7. 7. Fatimah
  8. 8. Lynch Mob - Interlude (With Dillard University Choir)
  9. 9. Blue Dawn (With Wynton Marsalis)
  10. 10. George Porter (With George Porter Jr.)
  11. 11. Superstar (With Ellis Marsalis & Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra)
  12. 12. Wind Song (With Gordon Parks)
  13. 13. I'll Fly Away (With Davell Crawford & Cyril Neville)
  14. 14. The Mardi Gras Second Line (With Troy 'Trombone Shorty' Andrews, Kermit Ruffins, Rebirth Brass Band, John Boutte)