WHO: Mingus Big Band
WHAT: Mingus Big Band performs at Jazz Standard as part of its weekly "Mingus Mondays" residency
WHERE: Jazz Standard
116 East 27th Street
New York City, NY
WHEN: Monday, July 5 and Monday, July 19, 2010. Sets at 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM.
WHY: The Mingus Big Band continues the celebration of its new CD Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard with another month of the hugely popular Mingus Mondays residency. "Mingus generates and keeps generating such personal force that if you have been listening to jazz at all, it is almost impossible not to recognize his bass, his compositions, his small combos and his orchestras instantly. Like Duke. Like Monk. And like them, unlike anybody." (Nat Hentoff)