Gregg Stafford http://wwno.org en Jazz Fest Minutes: Trumpeter And Vocalist Gregg Stafford http://wwno.org/post/jazz-fest-minutes-trumpeter-and-vocalist-gregg-stafford <p></p><p>Great New Orleans trumpeter and vocalist Gregg Stafford spent much of his childhood in the Central City neighborhood. He saw lots of parades, often sang in church, and developed a real love of music.</p><p>When it came time for high school, Stafford had the chance to join the school band — if his mother approved. So he told her, “I don’t have an elective at the moment, so the band instructor asked me, would I be interested in music? ‘Oh no, no, no, no; I don’t have no money to pay for no horn, so you can just scratch that,’” she told him.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Fred Kasten 33814 at http://wwno.org "Talkin' Jazz" With Great New Orleans Trumpeter And Vocalist Gregg Stafford http://wwno.org/post/talkin-jazz-great-new-orleans-trumpeter-and-vocalist-gregg-stafford <p>Gregg Stafford is one of the Crescent City's most talented, deeply-rooted and musically-committed trumpeters and vocalists — the kind of performer whose rich mix of passion, expertise, energy and sense of humor always makes for good listening and happy audiences.</p><p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:29:40 +0000 Fred Kasten 24197 at http://wwno.org Art Against AIDS; Talkin' Jazz with Gregg Stafford; Pop Surrealist artist Nathan Durfee http://wwno.org/post/art-against-aids-talkin-jazz-gregg-stafford-pop-surrealist-artist-nathan-durfee <p></p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:30:00 +0000 Diane Mack 24104 at http://wwno.org