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Manchester Jazz Festival - Gary Crosby Sextet present Mingus Moves
Manchester Jazz Festival - Gary Crosby Sextet present Mingus Moves
  • MANC0522MJF
  • Manchester Jazz Festival
  • 2022-02-20 15:00:00Z
  • Bassist, band leader and co-founder of Tomorrow’s Warriors, Gary Crosby OBE brings together his sextet to celebrate the legendary jazz innovator and composer Charles Mingus, marking what would have been Mingus’ centenary year.

    Crosby will lead his sextet through Mingus Moves, his personal favourite Mingus album, plus more classic compositions.

    “Mingus was STAUNCH! He never compromised the music or held back on his beliefs. Yes, Mingus embraced improvisation, or as he called it ‘extemporisation’, but it starts with the power of his compositions and the belief that he had in his music,” Gary Crosby.

    Doors 15.00, show 15.30

    Unreserved seating

    £14.50 Early Bird / £16.50 Advance / £18.50 On the Door

    * Please note this event goes off sale online at 12noon on the day, tickets will be available at the venue on the door *

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    Gary Crosby OBE bass / Aleksandra Topczewska alto saxophone / David Kayode tenor saxophone / / Mark Kavuma trumpet / Alex Ho piano / Eddie Hick drums

    *Ticket price includes a 50p Band on the Wall venue restoration levy.

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