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September 2018

The Charles Mingus Dynasty Quintet

September 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Port Theatre, 125 Front St
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6Z4
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Tickets are $60NIJFA Members $45High School Students $5Tickets available through the Port Theatre The nimble and expert Mingus Dynasty was the first band Sue Mingus organized after Charles Mingus’s death in 1979. Although big bands like the Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey bands had continued to perform after their leader passed on, a similar legacy never existed for smaller ensembles. Because Mingus always said he was first and foremost a composer, and because he left behind over 300 compositions that…

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