New Member Special: The Luckman Jazz Orchestra Plays "Mainly Mingus"
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The last date listed for Mainly Mingus was Saturday April 20, 2002 / 8:00pm.
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Spend the day enjoying the luck of the Irish with traditional food, Guinness and other tasty brews, stages featuring Irish rock, traditional Celtic music and classic rock 'n' roll, and an arts and crafts section. Children can have a blast acting like knights in the medieval Kids' Castle, and the entire family can learn to dance the Irish Stew and speak a few Gaelic phrases. Fill up on a hot shepherd's pie and a cold glass of Dale Bros. Brewery's Shameless McDale -- and you might even take home a prize or two from one of the many contests. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- Listen to Jazz by Composer Charles Mingus
Charles Mingus (1922-1979) is widely considered one of the three top jazz composers in the world--just behind Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
A famous quote from Mingus hints at the passion that went into his music: "Good jazz is when the leader jumps on the piano, waves his arms, and yells. Fine jazz is when a tenorman lifts his foot in the air. Great jazz is when he heaves a piercing note for 32 bars and collapses on his hands and knees. A pure genius of jazz is manifested when he and the rest of the orchestra run around the room while the rhythm section grimaces and dances around their instruments."