A Love Letter to New Orleans ()

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  1. Mo' Better Blues
  2. Latin Tinge II
  3. Romeo and Juliet
  4. Old Time Indians Meeting of the Chiefs
  5. James Booker
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  1. Mo' Better Blues
  2. Latin Tinge II
  3. Romeo and Juliet
  4. Old Time Indians Meeting of the Chiefs
  5. James Booker
  6. El Negro, Pts. 1-3
  7. Fatimah
  8. Lynch Mob (Interlude)
  9. Blue Dawn
  10. George Porter
  11. Superstar
  12. Wind Song
  13. I'll Fly Away
  14. Mardi Gras Second Line
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The body of Crescent City trumpeter Irvin Mayfield's work might be considered "a love letter to New Orleans," and this compilation of his Basin Street Records recordings, assembled to accompany a book with each song constituting a chapter (it is available as a stand-alone CD and in a CD/book package), certainly makes that case. Drawing from such albums as Love Songs, Ballads and Standards (a duo collection with Ellis Marsalis), Half Past Autumn Suite, and Strange Fruit, plus Mayfield's work with the group Los Hombres ...

A Love Letter to New Orleans 2011, Basin Street Records

UPC: 652905040621

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