The Fifth Annual Charles Mingus High School Competition and Festival Set for NYC

February 8, 2013

Feb. 15 – 18 at Manhattan School of Music and at the Jazz Standard.

Some of the country’s most talented young jazz will be participating in workshops, play in jam sessions and competing in both combo and big band categories performing only Charles Mingus’s music.  The event takes place February 15 to 18 at the Manhattan School of Music and the nightclub Jazz Standard. Ten schools, announced in early January, were selected by leading jazz musicians/educators to compete and represent California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.

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