The Mingus Big Band mesmerises the audience on the opening night

Mumbai audiences were in for a treat when the Mingus Big Band performed to a packed auditorium on the opening night of the three-day NCPA International Jazz Festival, Mumbai. Rolling Stone India did a brilliant review featuring them.

“The long, extended pieces did ample justice to the expanse and style of the unique Charles Mingus. It was interesting to note that two of the musicians, both saxophone players were women, a welcome deviation from standard all-male band ensembles. Let’s have some more gender and racial integration in jazz.” Read the full article here.

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