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Charles Mingus / Jazz on the Border: From Tijuana to PDX

FREE Discussion led by Jesse Marquez

January 23, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Milagro Theatre & Café

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Moderator: Jessie Marquez

Panelists: Boris Kaslov, Andre St. James, Jon Lakey, Chuck Israels

Singer Jessie Marquez will lead a dynamic discussion on the life and times of jazz iconoclast Charles Mingus with a focus on the influence of Mingus’s Tijuana Moods project.  An illustrious and elite group of Portland bassists and the renowned Mingus Dynasty bassist and leader Boris Kaslov will participate.

The Jazz on the Border initiative is made possible through the support by the Western Jazz Presenters Network, Oregon Cultural Trust, WESTAF and the Bright Moments Fund.

This event is free & open to the public.