The College of New Jersey
presents 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
TCNJ Jazz Ensemble
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
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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.”
inaugurates a new series called Make Music New York 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
speaks about Gunther Schuller 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.
In an episode airing Wednesday, January 15th, 2014, Mingus’s composition
Love Chant will be featured in an episode of Dick Wolf’s , starring Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit