Sunday, February 19th, 2023

Mingus Big Band

Legendary 14-piece jazz band!

Doors: 6:00 PM / Show: 8:00 PM All Ages
Mingus Big Band

Event Info

Venue Information:
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11249
Show at 8pm, with a second set at 9:30pm

TRUMPETS Anthony Fazio, Ingrid Jensen, Philip Harper
SAXOPHONES Alex Terrier, Sarah Hanahan, Sam Dillon, Abraham Burton, Jason Marshall
TROMBONES Conrad Herwig, Joe Fiedler, Earl McIntyre 
PIANO Helen Sung 
BASS Andy McKee
DRUMS Donald Edwards
GUITAR Freddie Bryant

Special guest emcee Eric Mingus 

Plus Outstanding Soloists from the 15th Annual Charles Mingus High School Competition will be sitting in with the band!

Valid photo ID required at door for entry

Doors: 6:00 PM
Show: 8:00 PM

Mention Bowling Special for 1/2 off your lane after 8pm!

Based on the latest local guidelines, attendees are no longer required to provide proof of vaccination for entry into this event. Be sure to check your venue website for the latest updates and guidelines as entry requirements are subject to change. 

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the local health authorities, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting our establishment, you voluntarily assume all risks related to the exposure to or spreading of COVID-19.


Artist Info

Mingus Big Band

For one night only, Mingus Big Band performs at Brooklyn Bowl in conjunction with the 15th annual Charles Mingus High School Competition and Festival taking place at the New School. Two sets for one admission price, audience can feel free to come and go or take a break to bowl or eat. "Outstanding Soloist” winners from the High School Competition will have the opportunity of a lifetime to sit in on a song with the Mingus Big Band, adding to the excitement of the evening.

Since 1991, the dynamic ensemble Mingus Big Band has held down a weekly residency to become a New York City institution, an ever-evolving showcase for the music of Charles Mingus, and a platform for the individual artistic expression of the best musicians in the world. Mingus Big Band has eleven recordings to its credit, six nominated for Grammys, and one win in 2011 with Live at Jazz Standard. A new album, The Charles Mingus Centennial Sessions was released in October 2022.

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