Ten Tracks by Charles Mingus (and Danny Richmond) I Can’t Do Without . . . by Chris Biscoe – London Jazz News

For the Centenary of Charles Mingus’ birth, LJN asked saxophonist Chris Biscoe, who has run the Mingus Moves Sextet since 1995 (see details of three forthcoming gig dates below), to reflect on the great bassist/composer/bandleader: Chris Biscoe writes: My choice of 10 tracks will seem narrow to any Mingus student, collector, expert, discographer or biographer. … Read more

Chris Potter Big Band and Quartet at SFJAZZ Center article @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title=”” title=””>Duke Ellington and Gil Evans composer/conductor1912 – 1988 ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Gil Evans. Flash forward to adulthood and he has played with Dave Holland’s Big Band, as well as with the Mingus Big Band band/orchestra ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Mingus Big Band. Now Potter has brought all of these experiences to fruition with the Chris Potter … Read more