at The Camel
Sunday, July 24th (8 p.m.)
1621 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
$10 / $7 with student ID
All proceeds will go to ALS research
8 p.m.: Screening of Mingus: Charles Mingus 1968 (dir. Thomas Reichmann)
9 p.m.: Charles Owens Trio
Charles Owens -- tenor saxophone
Andrew Randazzo -- bass
Jack Kilby -- drums
10 p.m.: Adam Larrabee (bass), Trey Pollard (guitar), Alan Parker (guitar), Cameron Ralston (bass), Brian Caputo (drums)
11pm: Jam session led by John Winn
(bring your horn!)
Before/Between sets: (John D’earth (trumpet), JC Kuhl (tenor saxophone), Marcus Tenney (trumpet, tenor saxophone, spoken word), Brian Jones (drums)
This ensemble will improvise to Tenney’s reading from Mingus’ autobiography Beneath the Underground
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Thanks to everyone who came out to support the Mingus Awareness Project concerts in Chicago and Richmond last year! Click here to find out more about those concerts, and to listen to the music that was performed.
Congratulations to the NO BS! Brass Band, which released two excellent albums in 2013. One of those was RVA All Day, and the other was Fight Song: A Charles Mingus Tribute, which was featured in PASTE Magazine, The Wall Street Journal blog, and other publications. Check out NPR's Tiny Desk Concert with NO BS! Brass.
"An Argument with Instruments: On Charles Mingus" -- Adam Shatz's review of John Goodman's recently published book, in The Nation
Click here to check out the Charles Mingus at 90 media gallery -- in celebration of Mingus' 90th birthday.
Mingus Awareness Project painting by Alpha Bruton. This acrylic painting is part of Charles Mingus at 90.
poster image by Josh Josue