The College of New Jersey
Selections from Epitaph
Friday, April 4th, 2014
11:30am-12:30pm – Brown Bag Lecture with Gene Santoro (author of “Myself When I Am Real: The Life and Music of Charles Mingus”)
5:30-7:00pm – Pre-concert panel discussion with Gene Santoro, Dr. Lewis Porter and Michael Conklin
8:00pm – TCNJ Jazz Ensemble
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
Check out these reviews of the Mingus Big Band’s performance at Ronnie Scott’s in London, England!
The Telegraph described the ensemble as an “unstoppable band” displaying a “irresistible, seductive music charm”.
“Naturally, the most explicitly jazzy, bluesy and gospelly sounds came from the Mingus band.”
Make Music New York inaugurates a new series called Make Music Monthly, featuring conversations with musical luminaries recorded live at the Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village. This series is co-presented with the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.
On January 15, 2014, jazz historian and composer Gunther Schuller speaks about Charles Mingus’s monumental “Epitaph,” 25 years after he conducted the work’s world premiere.
Hosted by Make Music New York founder Aaron Friedman, the discussion will be recorded and published as a podcast available on the Make Music New York and New School websites.