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The Jazz Legacy of Charles Mingus: A 5* Review

added on 16 October, 2016 | under Blog
Arild Andersen

Of all the many hours of music that the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra has played and shared over the past twenty-one years it’s the ensemble’s affinity with Charles Mingus that’s the most striking. The orchestra celebrated this most characterful of jazzmen’s work in the early years of this century with a firecracker of a concert and here it was again, with its distinguished guest, Norwegian double bass master Arild Andersen, metaphorically brawling, reeling and positively rocking in rhythm ’n’ hymns.Read more

'The SNJO deserved all the praise Kurt Elling so graciously lavished on them.'