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Dec 15, 2010

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse - NYE Live Broadcast to the World

Ring in the New Year with a special New Year’s Eve concert by Grammy Award-Winning jazz trumpeter, Irvin Mayfield.


Roberta Grove


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Public Relations for the Royal Sonesta Hotel


Laura Tennyson

Irvin Mayfield’s Communications Strategist

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Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse

New Year’s Eve Live Broadcast to the World


New Orleans, Louisiana (December 13, 2010) – Ring in the New Year with a special New Year’s Eve concert by Grammy Award-Winning jazz trumpeter, Irvin Mayfield. On Friday December 31 from 9 pm to 1 am, the hottest jazz club in town kicks off 2011 with a special New Year’s Eve concert, A Toast from New Orleans. One of the world’s greatest public radio stations, WWOZ 90.7, will broadcast the entire evening live from Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse. Listeners from across the globe will be able to experience New Year’s Eve New Orleans Style.

Irvin Mayfield will present his all-star Jazz Playhouse Revue featuring David Torkanowsky, Aaron Fletcher, Don Vappie, Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown, Lucien Barbarin, Neal Caine, and entertainer Trixie Minx. Your ticket includes a unique opportunity to experience jazz at its best, an open premium bar, Champagne at midnight, and special party keepsakes. Those attending will also enjoy a progressive dinner menu of passed hors d’ oeuvres and tapas prepared by Executive Chef Peter Page. Some of the many selections include the Lobster Cappuccino Bisque, Porcini Crusted Rack of Lamb, Seared Chilean Sea Bass, and the Butter Braised Filet Mignon Tournedos. If that doesn’t tempt you, Chef’s selection of Viennese Desserts will send this night over the top!

Tickets for A Toast from New Orleans New Year’s Eve bash are $175 per person, plus tax and gratuity. To purchase tickets, please call 504-444-9395 or email Thomas Register at Tickets are limited. To be in that number reserve early! Doors open at 8:45 pm, concert begins at 9 pm.

WWOZ 90.7 FM, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Station, is celebrating 30 years of broadcasting. Music can be heard live by downloading the free app for Blackberry, Android and I-Phones. Please visit for more information.


Audiences will feel right at home at Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. The intimate club is located in the heart of the French Quarter at 300 Bourbon Street. Now, more than ever, the Playhouse is “the” destination of choice for all visitors seeking an authentic music experience in the Big Easy. The Playhouse offers live music seven nights a week with no cover. For more information call Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse at (504) 553-2299 or visit


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