BLUESTEM JAZZ | ETHAN PHILION MINGUS BIG BAND at North Street Cabaret
Sat, September 10, 2022
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Ethan Philion's Meditations on Mingus is a 10 person ensemble that honors the great bassist and composer Charles Mingus. The band features many of the Chicago area's top musicians: Russ Johnson and Victor Garcia on trumpet, Norman Palm and Brendan Whalen on trombone, Rajiv Halim, Geof Bradfield, and Max Bessesen on saxophones, Dana Hall on drums, and Alexis Lombre on piano. The band has performed at Chicago's Hyde Park Jazz Festival, the Green Mill, Fulton Street Collective, and more. They are one of the featured artists for the Jazz Institute of Chicago's New Works Fresh Voices Program. The group will be featured as a headliner at the 2022 Chicago Jazz Festival. Their debut album will be released in August of 2022 on Sunnyside Records. ...