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Free Jazz Combo concert set for Monday at Northwestern State University

The Northwestern State University Tuesday Night Jazz Combo will present a musical celebration of Charles Mingus and his music from the Civil Rights era at 7 p.m. Monday in Magale Recital Hall.

Admission is free and open to the public.

The program will include “Better Git It In Your Soul,” “Fables of Faubus” and “Haitian Fight Song” by Mingus and “Stars Fell on Alabama” by Frank Perkins and Mitchell Parish.

The Tuesday Night Jazz Combo includes Justin Lindsay on soprano saxophone, Tajh Derosier on tenor saxophone, Max Spedale on trumpet, Edgar Avilan on piano, Jimmy Leach on vibes, Adam Leblanc on bass and Nestor Mercado on drums.

2014 6th Annual Mingus Festival & Competition in NYTimes

This year’s 6th Annual Mingus Festival & Competition got a mention in the New York Times!

All events are open to the public!  The full schedule can be found here.