The hippest big band in the universe - robust, earthy, sanctified.”
-Time Out New York
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