Mingus Big Band http://redriverradio.org en Newport Jazz Festival: Mingus Big Band In Concert http://redriverradio.org/post/newport-jazz-festival-mingus-big-band-concert-0 <div><strong>Airs Monday, January 6 at 8 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Grammy Award-winning ensemble performes at the Newport Jazz Festival. Decades</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> after his death, the richly-detailed, soul-stirring oeuvre of Charles </span>Mingus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> still&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">packs a wallop. Thankfully, the beat goes on in the form of the </span>Mingus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Big Band — one of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">several repertory ensembles organized by widow Sue </span>Mingus<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Its latest, Grammy-winning&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">album captures the ensemble's regular residency at the Jazz Standard in New York; this&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">recording finds the band sparking the action on the Fort Stage of the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival.</span></div><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 02:00:00 +0000 38330 at http://redriverradio.org Newport Jazz Festival: Mingus Big Band In Concert Newport Jazz Festival: Mingus Big Band In Concert http://redriverradio.org/post/newport-jazz-festival-mingus-big-band-concert <p>Airs Tuesday, March 13 at 9:00 p.m.<br />Decades after his death, the richly-detailed, soul-stirring oeuvre of Charles Mingus still packs a wallop. Thankfully, the beat goes on in the form of the Mingus Big Band &mdash; one of several repertory ensembles organized by widow Sue Mingus. Its latest, Grammy-winning album captures the ensemble&#39;s regular residency at the Jazz Standard in New York; this recording finds the band sparking the action on the Fort Stage of the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival.&nbsp;Recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival on Sunday, August 7. Wed, 14 Mar 2012 02:00:00 +0000 7717 at http://redriverradio.org Newport Jazz Festival: Mingus Big Band In Concert