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BAE JAZZ ALL-STARS, WITH ELIO VILLAFRANCA
January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree!
Leader-arranger-bassist Mary Ann McSweeney and BAE’s own jazz band in a tribute to the legendary Charles Mingus. Special appearance by Cuban-Bronx Grammy nominee and piano genius, Elio Villafranca. The Mingus Tribute highlights the diverse and politically-engaged compositions from this prolific 20th-century artist, incorporating the blues, swing, bebop, classical, and gospel.
The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Young People’s Choir will join the ensemble to perform original lyrics to Mingus’ “Work Song.”
Free & Open to the Public!
Mary Ann McSweeney, bass and arrangements
Elio Villafranca, keyboard
Todd Isler, drums
John Replogle, trumpet
Lauren Sevian, saxophone
Benjamin Sutin, violin
“Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love”
“Fables of Faubus”
“Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting”
“Work Song,” featuring Our Lady of Mount Carmel Young People’s Choir
“Freedom,” arranged by Elio Villafranca
“Dizzy Moods” from Tijuana Moods
“Better Get It In Your Soul”
“Ysabel’s Table Dance” from Tijuana Moods
“Oh Lord Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb on Me”