Mingus Orchestra: Celebrating 10 Years at Jazz Standard
With its striking blend of "jazz" and "non–jazz" instrumentation, the Mingus Orchestra is a showcase for its namesake's fearless engagement with classical, "Third Stream," and other sounds. "Gospel fervor, flamenco tinges, fog–bound moodiness, bebop complexity, the joy and despair of the blues, Schoenbergian atonality, were all bound together by Mingus. A driven skipper, sometimes more crazed than Ahab, he conducted from the bridge, shouting praise, condemnation, and love." – Doug Ramsey in Jazz Masters: Reflections on the Music & Some of Its Makers (1989, University of Arkansas Press)
Venue: Jazz Standard
116 E 27th St. Map
Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band at Blue Note
Through Aug 18 Tue | 6PM - 9:45PM
History has produced its share of great artists and great people—John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was both. As a performer, he left behind an incredible record of innovation and inspiration. As a composer...
South Coast Jazz & Blues 2019 at 801 St George Street
- Aug 18 Sat | 3PM –8PM
Norfolk County's 6th annual Official Premier festival SOUTH COAST JAZZ & BLUES AUG 17-18th, 2019 Indoor and Outdoor Lakeside Venues,Port Dover featuring Juno, Grammy and Order of Canada award winning ...
A Spiritual Quest at Bliss Haven
Through Aug 18 Fri | 3PM –8PM