Kermit Ruffins & Irvin Mayfield Release New Album A Beautiful World Today
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Kermit Ruffins and Irvin Mayfield have released their collaborative album celebrating the 20th anniversary of New Orleans label Basin Street Records, A Beautiful World, today. The album features many artists on the label, including Rebirth Brass Band, Dr. Michael White, Jason Marsalis, and Bill Summers, and others including Cyril Neville, George Porter Jr., Haley Reinhart, Shane Theriot, and Glen David Andrews. Stream or Download the record here.
Additionally, in conjunction with the album, Basin Street Records has released a graphic novel (that includes album download code) by writer Amen Neville and illustrator Henry Lipkis, The One & Twos: Kermit, Irvin, and the Golden Record V.1-a story that follows the two battling a dark force in New Orleans with the help of many New Orleans music legends.