The Mingus Big Band tours extensively in the United States and abroad, and has ten recordings to its credit, seven of which have been nominated for Grammys.
- Live in Tokyo by Robert R. Calder
- Tonight At Noon. . .Three or Four Shades of Love by Craig W. Hurst
- Tonight At Noon: Three Or Four Shades Of Love by Jim Santella
- The Essential Mingus Big Band by Jim Santella
The Mingus Big Band - musician for musician - is one of the most spirited and technically gifted bands in the country. -Seattle Examiner, 2009
The weekly Monday Mingus show at the Jazz Standard is New York’s most transcendent weekly residency. It’s probably the best in the entire world. -Lucid Culture, 2009
A better band than ever today…plenty of meaty, memorable solos… but the real star is this world-class band, swinging through Mingus' music with an ease that masks the pieces' difficulty.” -Tony Scherman in People
The most inspired, exciting ensemble jazz performance I've attended since the New York night I heard a somewhat different Mingus Big Band in the Fez.... -Philip Elwood The San Francisco Examiner
The Mingus Big Band is a wonder and an anomaly...the Mingus Band has taken a musical legacy and transformed it into a creative force that generates a contemporary originality and vitality all its own...