Coral Gables Congregational Church. July 17th, 2008. 8:00 p.m.Coral Gables Congregational Church, located at 3010 DeSoto Blvd., is presenting an evening of live music featuring Irvin Mayfield. This outstanding musician is the City of New Orleans appointed and state- and federally-recognized Cultural Ambassador to the City of New Orleans, and the latest in a long line of New Orleans trumpeters following artists such as Louis Armstrong and Wynton Marsalis.
As co-founder of Los Hombres Calientes; founder of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and Institute of Jazz Culture at Dillard University; and leader of the Irvin Mayfield Quintet, Irvin brings to the 2008 Summer Concert Series a special duo program with longtime friend and collaborator, pianist Ronald Markham. Join them for an authentic and intimate evening that celebrates the origins of jazz: from its roots in blues and spirituals, to its dynamic future.
For more information, please call: 305.448.7421