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Wednesday April 22
bigBANG: Celebrates Mingus' Birthday!
bigBANG celebrates Charles Mingus's birthday with fourteen improvising musicians vibrating The Falcon Underground!
Highly influential American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader, Charles Mingus, retained the hot and soulful feel of hard bop and drew heavily from black gospel music and drawing on elements of free jazz, and classical music. Mingus avoided categorization, forging his own brand of music that fused tradition with unique and unexplored realms of jazz.
bigBANG's Music Director Robert Kopec, assembles the region's finest players, including:
REEDS: Dale Demarco, Bob Shaut, Eric Person,Dan Shaut & Michael Antonelli
BRASS: Jon Leonard, Chris Persad, Joe Bacci, Howard Levy & Walter Barret
PIANO: Bryan Ponton
DRUMS: Bob Meyer