Arne Somogyi’s Mingus Big Band

The first of three big band shows in the magnificent upstairs room at the Bartons Arms. * Formed originally by Arnie Somogyi to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the recording of Charlie Mingus’ The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady. Dan Searjeant leads a band who reinterpret key tunes of the fantastic Mingus repertoire including Better Get Hit in Your Soul. A not to be missed chance to hear the timeless and memorable tunes from one of the towering legends of jazz history.


The Line up for this special gig is:

Rhythm section: Stuart Barker – Bass; James Anderson – Drums; Dave Ferris - Piano
Trumpets: Sean Gibbs; Tom Syson; Elliot Strand
Trombones: Josh Tagg; David Sear; Charlie Lancaster
Saxophones: Dan Searjeant; Sam Craig; Ed Haine; Claude Pieterson; Alicia Gardener-Trejo

Sponsor Oaka Group

* see also Walsall Jazz Orchestra, November 21st and The Jonathan Silk Big Band, December 13th


Ticket Price £12 Members £10 Students £5