WWOZ will be broadcasting this incredible night of music live from Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday, October 8th at 7pm CDT. You can join the celebration by tuning in to 90.7 FM or streaming the concert on WWOZ.org. Joined by Aaron Neville, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Branford Marsalis, Haley Reinhart, Casey Abrams, Sphinx Virtuosi and hosted by Soledad O'Brien, don't miss out as Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra wow the Big Apple with the sounds of New Orleans!
The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra was founded in 2002 by Irivin Mayfield when he realized that New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz, did not have an istitution dedicated to the business of its musical legacy. NOJO was created as a vehicle preserve and strengthen the jazz industry in New Orleans as well as to
Over the past 10 years NOJO has headlined performances at major venues around the country, inaugurated New Orleans' first ticketed jazz concert series, established educational programs for young musicians in conjunction with the University of New Orleans, and certainly not to be forgotton: NOJO's last album "BOOK ONE" earned a 2010 Grammy Award for "Best Large Jazz Ensemble."
If you will be in New York for the event and would like to attend the show, tickets can be purchased directly from Carnegie Hall.