Gregg Stafford

Jazz Fest Minutes
8:30 am
Tue April 23, 2013

Jazz Fest Minutes: Trumpeter And Vocalist Gregg Stafford

Trumpeter and vocalist Gregg Stafford.

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.

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.

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Talkin' Jazz
4:29 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

"Talkin' Jazz" With Great New Orleans Trumpeter And Vocalist Gregg Stafford

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.

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Inside the Arts
1:30 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Art Against AIDS; Talkin' Jazz with Gregg Stafford; Pop Surrealist artist Nathan Durfee

This week on Inside the Arts, we're Talkin' Jazz with trumpeter and vocalist Gregg Stafford. Also, hear about a gala event — Art Against AIDS — and how it is saving lives. Finally, your imagination will soar as pop surrealist artist Nathan Durfee takes you on a whimsical journey at LeMieux Galleries.

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