Student and faculty groups will perform selections by Van Halen, Charles Mingus
, Randy Brecker, Jim McNeely, Miles Davis and others.
While the players doff their caps to the likes of Charles Mingus
and Art Blakey, they maintain an original, modern sound, and are to be applauded for continuing to do their own thing.
Earlier this year, the band won first place at the prestigious Charles Mingus
Competition in NYC.
Money Jungle Terri Lyne Carrington Here Soweto Kinch is tackling the unhappy interaction between musical endeavour and capitalism on The Legend Of Mike Smith; in the States, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington is able to investigate the same issues with the help of a 50-year-old album by Duke Ellington, Max Roach and Charles Mingus
The musicians, who played with the legendary bassist and composer Charles Mingus
, performed at the festival as part of their UK tour.
Records, which brought the world iconic records from John Coltrane, Charles Mingus
, and many more.
He toured with Jack Bruce and was featured in sessions with Jimmy Webb, Charles Mingus
, Billy Cobham, Chick Corea and John McLaughlin, and the albums produced during this period show him to be a profoundly eclectic musician and improviser who merged jazz, rock and his classical training with eastern influences.
Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance'' explores the life of the African-American artists who helped shaped the period, including poets Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay, painter Aaron Douglas and musicians Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, Billy Strayhorn, Thelonius Monk and Charles Mingus
In the book, Johnson describes the challenges that the 85 year old Jordan has faced in her life, from her early years in a Pennsylvania coal mining town to her rise as a bebop singer in Detroit and New York City during the 1950s, then rising to become a recording artist and performer under the influence of jazz giants such as Charlie Parker, George Russell, Lennie Tristano, Charles Mingus
, Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk.
In this section we see transcription excerpts from one of his most noteworthy projects, the trio album Money Jungle with drummer Max Roach and bassist Charles Mingus
MILES Davis, Nat King Cole, Aretha Franklin, Sam Rivers, Janis Joplin, Quincy Jones, Van Morrison, Charles Mingus
, Anthony Braxton, King Curtis, Nina Simone, Max Roach, Nancy Wilson, Andrew White, Carmen McRae, Count Basie - what's the connection?
, board of directors chairman said, CFCU is excited to have Bobby take on the role of president/CEO .