Charles Mingus Hometown Music Festival

Charles Mingus Hometown Music Festival

This annual festival will open with jazz bands from Rio Rico and Patagonia high schools, followed by the Pima Community College Jazz Band, Nawdy Dawgs, Challenger Elementary School Choir, Lo Bros and ending with the Nogales High School Jazz Band. There will be vendors with food and drink, and a beer garden.

Students from coast to coast at the Mingus Competition at MSM 2016

Eighth Annual Charles Mingus High School Competition and Festival at MSM 

“Thanks to everyone who attended the Eighth Annual Charles Mingus High School Competition and Festival at MSM on President’s Weekend, coproducer by Sue Mingus and MSM Jazz Arts. The event was a great success, drawing students from several new schools and programs from coast to coast in a great celebration of Mingus Music.”