Yale Jazz Ensemble Big Band Celebrates the Centennial of Charles Mingus

Event time: 
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 7:30pm
Sprague Memorial Hall (SMH) See map
470 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Yale Jazz Ensemble Big Band, Wayne Escoffery, Music Director. Celebrating the centennial of the birth of bassist and composer Charles Mingus, one of the most important composers in jazz and the first African American musician to have the entire body of his work acquired by the Library or Congress.
Featuring Mingus hits “Nostalgia in Times Square,” “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat,” “Moanin’,” and more. With guests Teddy Horangic on vocals and Alaman Diadhiou on vocals and tap dance.

Free but register in advance
Open to all asymptomatic patrons with an up to date vaccination status. Being up to date means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines for their age range, including any booster dose(s) when eligible. Please bring your COVID-19 vaccination card or a clearly legible photo of your vaccination card on your phone, and a valid photo ID. Front of House staff members will be checking tickets, IDs, and proof of vaccination for all patrons.