“Seeing the Mingus Big Band is always one of the most profound pleasures live jazz has to offer” LondonJazz
Mon-Thur: doors 5.30pm (Mingus onstage: 7.30pm) & doors 9.30pm (Mingus BB onstage 10.15pm)
Fri - Sat: doors 6pm (Mingus Onstage 8.30pm) & doors 10.30pm (Mingus Onstage 11.15pm)
+support band each show
Do make sure to book early to avoid disappointment
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 residencies in the city from May 2004 until October 2008, when it began “Mingus Mondays” at Jazz Standard where it alternates with the Mingus Orchestra and Mingus Dynasty.
The Mingus Big Band tours extensively in the United States and abroad, and has ten recordings to its credit, seven of which have been nominated for Grammys.
LINEUP CONFIRMED appearing in the 14-piece band
Trumpets: Lew Soloff, Philip Harper, Alex Norris
Saxophones: Douglas Yates, Brandon Wright, Wayne Escoffery, Scott Robinson, Ronnie Cuber
Trombones: Conrad Herwig, Andy Hunter, David Taylor
Drums: Donald Edwards
Bass: Michael Richmond
Piano: David Kikoski