Mingus Underground Octet
  • Brighton Fringe

Eight of the finest jazz and improvising musicians in the South East are dedicated to capturing the excitement and the spirit of Charles Mingus music. The great jazz bass player, composer, arranger and bandleader had a unique approach to the development and performance of music, combining composition and collective improvisation to create music that was provocative and avant-garde as well as being rooted in the jazz tradition and in blues amd gospel music.