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The Mingus Big Band

October 1 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Don’t miss the Mingus Big Band as they return to the Birdland stage on September 27 – October 1st with two sets each evening!

The Mingus Big Band celebrates the music of composer/bassist Charles Mingus, who died in 1979. Under the artistic direction of Sue Mingus, this 14-piece band performed Thursday nights from 1991 to 2004 at Fez under Time Cafe in New York City. It maintained weekly performances in the city from May 2004 until October 2008, when it began “Mingus Mondays” at Jazz Standard where it alternated with the Mingus Orchestra and Mingus Dynasty. Mingus Mondays became a NYC institution and Monday night stronghold for over 12 years, halted only by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mingus Big Band tours extensively in the United States and abroad, and has eleven recordings to its credit, six of which have been nominated for Grammys.

Details

Date:
October 1
Time:
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-mingus-big-band-tickets-389710132497

Organizer

Birdland Jazz Club
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Venue

Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th St., New York, NY 10036
New York, NY 10036 US
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