Calgary Jazz Orchestra: The Marvelous Mr. Mingus & Taiko Suite

Presented by: The Calgary Jazz Orchestra Society
Category: Live Music
Price: $44.00
Date: April 14, 2024 – April 14, 2024
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Address: 18 Mt Royal Cir SW, Calgary, Alberta T3E 7NE

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The Marvelous Mr. Mingus & Taiko Suite directed by Johnny Summers
Presented by Glenmore Audi and Porsche Centre Calgary
Bella Concert Hall, April 14, 7:00 pm

The show’s first half will be energetic as the Calgary Jazz Orchestra takes the stage to perform music from the legendary bassist, composer, and band leader Charles Mingus. His music is a soulful blend of gospel and blues roots, infused with melodies and rhythm that draw everyone in.

The show’s second half features something that has never been done before – a suite for taiko drums and jazz orchestra. The Midnight Taiko Drum Ensemble and Calgary Jazz Orchestra will collaborate on stage to bring you the Premiere suite by Johnny Summers, fusing the Japanese and jazz music traditions.

Get your seats for this evening of music, which promises to be full of surprises.

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