Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and newly appointed Apollo Jazz Artist-in-Residence Irvin Mayfield returns to the Theater to bring the spirit of his hometown, New Orleans, to Harlem for a special Halloween weekend of events. The weekend will include a special performance by the renowned trumpeter with legendary jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater in the New York concert premiere of Bridgewater’s and Mayfield’s new album, Dee Dee’s Feathers. The masquerade-themed concert will be followed by an after-party as part of Apollo Music Café in the Theater’s Soundstage and will feature the New Orleans Go-Go brass funk band the Brass-A-Holics. The weekend will also include a special Apollo Music Café on that Friday night with Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, curated by Bridgewater and featuring a jam-inspired set with some of the best young female jazz vocalists including Jazzmeia Horn, Camille Thurman and Glorious, a School Day Live performance and a Halloween mask and instrument making workshop as part of the Apollo Education Family Workshop series.
Tickets for New Orleans Jazz Masquerade Mainstage concert are $35 – $75. Premium tickets (which include the Mainstage concert and access to the exclusive after-party with the Brass-A-Holics) are $95. Apollo Advantage: $24.50 – $45.50.
Tickets for Friday night’s Apollo Music Café are $20. Apollo Advantage and A-list: $15 in advance.
Tickets will be available at The Apollo Theater Box Office: (212) 531-5305, 253 West 125thStreet, and Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.