Spend your Mondays in February with the Grammy nominated Mingus Big Band at the Jazz Standard. Also check out the lineups for the Mingus High School Competition and Festival the weekend of 2/17/12-2/19/12. The weekend will feature a series of workshops, events, and the competition. The Mingus Big Band has been celebrating the music of Charles Mingus, one of the foremost innovators in music, since 1991 in one form or another. 2012 is the 90th Birthday Anniversary of Charles Mingus, so look out for more exciting events.

YouTube Preview Image

Mingus Mondays: 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27 ($25)

Line-Ups:

2/17 Mingus Big Band

Trumpets: Philip Harper, Jack Walrath, Alex Norris

Saxophones: Alex Foster, Seamus Blake, Scott Robinson, Abraham Burton, Ronnie Cuber

Trombones: Conrad Herwig, Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Earl McIntyre

Drums: Donald Edward

Bass: Boris Kozlov

Piano: David Kikoski

 

2/18 Mingus Big Band

Trumpets: Tatum GreenblattJack WalrathAlex Norris

Saxophones: Seamus Blake, TBA, Abraham Burton, Steve Slagle, Lauren Sevian

Trombones: Conrad Herwig, Joe Fiedler, Jeff Nelson

Drums: Adam Cruz

Bass: Hans Glavischnig

Piano: David Kikoski

 

2/19 Mingus Big Band

Trumpets: Philip HarperEarl GardnerJack Walrath

Saxophones: Alex Foster, Seamus Blake, Mark Gross, Abraham Burton, Lauren Sevian  

Trombones: Conrad Herwig, Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Dave Taylor

Drums: Donald Edwards

Bass: Boris Kozlov

Piano: Helen Sung

Mingus Big Band Online

 

Comments

  • http://www.onlessons.com/instructor/view/046cdaa2 Paul B.

    Is Mingus Big Band playing anywhere soon? One of my students recently asked me about them, and we worked on some of the piano parts of “Song With Orange.”

    Great Jazz standards that are great teaching tools for lessons as well as for our ears! Cheers!