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The Wellington Mingus Ensemble
Wednesday, 25 October 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
What a way to open the Capital Blues Stage at the Wellington Jazz Festival!
Showcasing the music of prolific composer Charles Mingus, The Wellington Mingus Ensemble includes some of New Zealand’s finest jazz performers collaborating together to create an expansive sound rich in texture and high in energy. Arranged by a variety of prominent New York musicians
for a sixteen-piece big band, their repertoire is expressive, energetic, and dramatic!