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Jazz at the Jailhouse with the Mingus Underground Octet

Thursday, 27th Jun 2019 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Arundel Jailhouse, Dukes Path
The great jazz bass player, composer, arranger and bandleader, Charles Mingus had a unique approach to the development and performance of music, combining composition and collective improvisation to create music that was at provocative and avant-garde as well as being rooted in the jazz tradition and in blues and gospel music.

Based in Sussex, The Mingus Underground Octet, formed in 2014 and including some of the finest jazz and improvising musicians in the South East and London are dedicated to capturing the excitement and the spirit of Mingus’s music and to giving audiences the opportunity to hear his unique legacy performed live by a larger ensemble.

The Mingus Underground Octet are:

Terry Pack - bass
Milo Fell - drums
David Beebee - piano
Mark Bassey - trombone
Jack Kendon - trumpet
Julian Nicholas - tenor sax
Rob Leake - baritone sax/bass clarinet
Andy Pickett - alto sax

featuring special guest Sara Oschlag - vocals
Details for Arundel Jailhouse