Kermit Ruffins & Irvin Mayfield hit #1 on Billboard charts

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NEW ORLEANS – The new album by New Orleans trumpeters Kermit Ruffins and Irvin Mayfield just hit #1 on the Billboard charts.

The album, “A Beautiful World,” was just released by local label Basin Street Records, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

“A Beautiful World” reached #1 on Billboard’s Jazz Albums & Traditional Jazz Albums charts.