Fri, Apr 14|
Arena Stage Kogod Cradle
MINGUS 100 Celebrating the Life of Charles Mingus
A Collaboration of the DC Jazz Festival Education and the Music Division of the Library of Congress
Time & Location
Apr 14, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Arena Stage Kogod Cradle, 1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
About the event
DC Jazz Festival Education, in collaboration with the Music Division of the Library of Congress, presents MINGUS 100, in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of Charles Mingus’ birth. Composer, bandleader, bassist Charles Mingus is one of the great jazz musicians and composers of the 20th century. The field trip will include an outreach performance of some of his original works by members of the Mingus Dynasty Band featuring DCJF Artist-in-Residence Orrin Evans on piano. In addition, it will include a conversation with the musicians about the Mingus legacy and a brief introduction to the Charles Mingus Collection at the Library of Congress.
Appropriate Teaching Levels: upper elementary, middle and high school students.
Please register by January 20, 2023.
This field trip, part of the 2023 DC Jazz Festival Education, is made possible by a major grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities; with additional funding from the Galena-Yorktown Foundation, The John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation, Venable Foundation, and the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation. ©2022 DC Jazz Festival. All rights reserved.