McGill University's Schulich School of Music continues its season of live webcasts with a concert by its Jazz Orchestra I, directed by Joe Sullivan.
Tune in Wednesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. ET to see their concert tribute to Charles Mingus, bassist, bandleader and composer of tunes such as "Celia," "The I of Hurricane Sue" and "Better Git Hit in Your Soul."
Watch the live webcast below and scroll down for the full program and roster.
Mingus, arr. Normand Guilbeault: "Don't be Afraid, the Clown's Afraid Too"
Mingus, arr. Taylor Donaldson: "The Shoes of the Fisherman's Wife are Some Jive-ass Slippers"
Mingus, arr. Sy Johnson: "The I of Hurricane Sue"
Mingus, arr. Sullivan: "Celia"
Kirk MacDonald, arr. Sullivan: "You See But You Don't Hear"
Mingus, arr. Johnson: "Better Git Hit in Your Soul"
McGill Jazz Orchestra I
Saxophone: Masashi Usui, Elizabeth Provencher, Michael Johanscik, Arnaud Castonguay, Thomas Daudlin
Trumpet: Kaz Takasugi, Chris Kerr-Barr, Annie Lu, John Drinkwater, Harry Skinner
Trombone: Colin Lloyd, Alexandre Lavoie, Nicole Tempas, Stephan Thompson
Piano: Olivier Salazar
Guitar: Julian Jayme
Bass: Mathieu McConnell Enright, Marshal Herridge
Drums: Michel Berthiaume, John Buck
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