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Mingus Night

Sat 29 March 2008 // 20:00

(Sat 29th / 8pm / £8 adv)

A celebration of the life and music of the extraordinary jazz musician Charles Mingus, with a rare performance by the full seven-piece line-up of Mingus Fingers, the UK's greatest Mingus tribute band, led by Dave Griffiths and featuring Simon Gore, Jim Blomfield, John Cornick, Ben Waghorn, Jake McMurchie and Andy Hague. Encompassing tenderness and rage, passion, politics and inner peace Mingus's tumultuous and beautiful music remains as powerful today as ever. Mingus Fingers will bring this music to life and fill our auditorium with a wild and joyous noise that will get you hit in your soul.