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Mingus Big Band: Celebrating 10 Years at Jazz Standard

03/25/19 | 7:30 PM-9:30 PM

Jazz Standard

116 E. 27th Street Map

212-576-2232


25-03-2019 12:00:00 25-03-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Mingus Big Band: Celebrating 10 Years at Jazz Standard | 7:30 PM-9:30 PM "Mingus packed his music so full of life, so full of the noise of the city, that thirty years in the future someone listening to 'Pithecanthropus Erectus' or 'Hog Calling Blues' or any of those other wild steam­rolling things wouldn't be sure whether that wail and scream was a horn on the record or the red-and-white siren of a prowl car shrieking past the window. Just listening to the music would be a way of join­ing in with it, adding to it." (From But Beautiful: A Book About Jazz by Geoff Dyer) http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=354023 Jazz Standard Jazz Standard

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"Mingus packed his music so full of life, so full of the noise of the city, that thirty years in the future someone listening to 'Pithecanthropus Erectus' or 'Hog Calling Blues' or any of those other wild steam­rolling things wouldn't be sure whether that wail and scream was a horn on the record or the red-and-white siren of a prowl car shrieking past the window. Just listening to the music would be a way of join­ing in with it, adding to it." (From But Beautiful: A Book About Jazz by Geoff Dyer)

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