Max Weinberg Big Band: Conan Bandleader plays Classic Jazz at the Guthrie
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Innovative Japanese-style Taiko drumming ensemble Mu Daiko comes to the Maplewood Performing Arts Theatre for a special concert event. Founded in 1997, Mu Daiko has attracted a loyal and expanding audience with its dynamic annual concerts. Under the leadership of artistic director Iris Shiraishi, this acclaimed, Twin Cities-based group integrates traditional melodies and original compositions into an ever-evolving repertoire. Highlights for the rhythmic ensemble include a record-setting 15th anniversary concert and tour featuring internationally renowned guest artists Hanayui of Kodo. The group also recently starred in the live concert documentary film Mu Daiko in Concert. Learn More
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Featured review from BohemianClub
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What a great evening, and twas a pity that more people weren't there to enjoy it (without Goldstar I wouldn't have been there either!). Mighty Max was a great host, the music and musicians were fantastic. He closed with wonderful jazzy interpretations of Born to Run and Kitty's Back in Town.
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I thought Max Weinberg's Big Band put on a very fun and lively show. I appreciate their efforts in keeping the Big Band live performances going - loved it. I had a great seat, and since this was my first Goldstar purchase, I didn't quite know...continued
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See and hear the Band at Max Weinberg’s website.
Entering what F. Scott Fitzgerald might term the third act of an already celebrated career, Max Weinberg presents the Max Weinberg Big Band. Building upon his seventeen years as the leader of what Tom Shales, famed TV critic of the Washington Post, called “the best band in late night television,” the Max Weinberg Big Band is a bold, swinging fifteen-piece aggregation that continues the traditions established by Max’s musical heroes — among whom Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Doc Severinsen, and Maynard Ferguson lead the pack.