JazzMN Orchestra Featuring Bob Mintzer, saxophone
Apr 25, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
For JazzMN’s season finale, they are joined by Bob Mintzer, an LA-based jazz saxophonist, composer/arranger, big band leader, and member of the storied fusion group, The Yellowjackets. He has played with a wide variety of artists ranging from Tito Puente, Buddy Rich, the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, James Taylor, Art Blakey, Donald Fagen and Nancy Wilson, to Jaco Pastorius, Mike Manieri, and Randy Brecker. JazzMN will feature the music from his current project, the Bob Mintzer R&Big Band featuring the music of Sly Stone, the Isley Brothers, Sam & Dave, and James Brown.
The JazzMN Orchestra, the Twin Cities' premier professional jazz ensemble, performs a broad range of jazz repertoire spanning classic and contemporary styles, showcasing outstanding musicians from throughout the region, and featuring world-class guest artists. Formed as a nonprofit arts organization in 1998, JazzMN, Inc. supports its mission to promote excellence in the jazz art form through performance, preservation and educational outreach. Visit JazzMN at JazzMN.org.
The Auditorium at Hopkins High School
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