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Mingus Orchestra,
Jazz Standard

Mingus Orchestra
"Mingus Mondays"

Mingus Orchestra "Mingus Mondays"

Monday, Jun 11, 2012 9:30 PM EDT 2012-06-11T21:30 (8:45 PM Doors)
, New York, NY

25.0 25.0
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Had American symphony orchestras not discriminated against African–American musicians throughout much of the 20th century, Charles Mingus might have led an entirely different career. Mingus was as much a student of Beethoven and Debussy as of Fats Waller and Duke Ellington, and his classical aspira­tions found their outlet in dozens of compositions written for a sort of jazz–band–plus that included non-jazz instruments like bassoon, oboe, and French horn. The Mingus Orchestra is devoted to this often-overlooked aspect of the jazz giant’s protean legacy.

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