This Day in History: 1977-09-07

Irvin Mayfield Jr, Grammy Award-winning American jazz trumpeter, played with the Algiers Brass Band at 12, moved to NYC under mentorship of Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard and Nicholas Payton and founded Los Hombres Clients, founded and directed the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (2002), artistic director of Jazz at Orchestra Hall with the Minnesota Orch, born in New Orleans, Louisiana.