Set to be another historic week at Ronnie Scott's, the legendary Mingus Big Band are back - playing 2 shows per night for 6 nights. "The most exhilerating night of the year" - Clive Davis, The Times...
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: Tatum Greenblatt, Philip Harper, Alex Norris
Saxophones: Abraham Burton, Wayne Escoffery, Mark Gross, Brandon Wright & Ronnie Cuber
Trombones: Chris Bates, Luis Bonilla, Earl McIntrye