Jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield
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Mid-term Blues: Day Five - Jazz meets politics in New Orleans

Ahead of the US mid-term elections on 4 November, the BBC's North America correspondent, Aleem Maqbool, has been travelling down the so-called Blues Highway to look at some of the big issues.

The final leg of his journey takes him to New Orleans, to talk politics and jazz with Grammy award-winning jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield.

Produced by the BBC's Franz Strasser and Lindle Markwell

  • 17 Oct 2014
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