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Mingus 100 – Phoenix Arizona

The Nash 110 E Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ

Charles McPherson-alto saxophone Jack Walrath-trumpet Craig Handy-tenor saxophone Theo Hill-piano Andy McKee-bass Chris Beck-drums The Mingus Dynasty Quintet featuring Jack Walrath and special guest artist Charles McPherson (who both worked extensively with Mingus) will honor the centennial year of legendary jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus with a three-city tour of Southern Arizona. More info...

Mingus 100 – Tucson Arizona

Congress Hotel 311 E Congress St., Tucson, AZ

          The Mingus Dynasty Quintet Featuring Charles McPherson The Mingus Dynasty performs at the Century Room as part of their Southwest Mingus Centennial Tour! More info... Charles McPherson-alto saxophone Jack Walrath-trumpet Craig Handy-tenor saxophone Theo Hill-piano Andy McKee-bass Chris Beck-drums

Mingus 100 – Nogales Arizona

Mingus Memorial Park & First Bank Yuma 825 N Grand Ave, Nogales, AZ

Mingus Dynasty Quintet with special guest Charles McPherson and other special presentations!


Bern, Switzerland International Jazz Festival

Marians Jazzroom Engestrasse 54, Bern

Exclusive in Switzerland! At Jazzfestival Bern for the first time! Charles McPherson Quintet Featuring Terell Stafford, trumpet Randy Porter - piano Stephen Keogh - drums Darryl Hall - bass

STRAIGHT, NO CHASER: The Music of Thelonious Monk

The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park 222 Marina Park Way, San Diego

Charles McPherson, alto saxophone Gilbert Castellanos, trumpet Russell Malone, guitar Rodney Whitaker, bass Gerald Clayton, piano Lewis Nash, drums This is his story, these are his songs. The second most recorded Jazz musician of all time, Thelonious Monk’s eccentric charisma, unique improvisational style, and percussive approach set the standard for – not just Jazz musicians, […]


STANFORD JAZZ WORKSHOP 50 year anniversary

Stanford University P.O. Box 20454, Stanford, CA

Advanced Package Charles joins a distinguished list of Jazz Faculty Members for Stanford’s 50-year celebration. Check the link for all information about classes, performance opportunities, tuition, and auditions for the Advanced Seminar. Watch - Stanford jazz Camp: An Overview For young musicians with advanced jazz experience, SJW’s 2-week Advanced Package program features a 13-day immersion […]

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2022

Charles McPherson joins Javon Jackson’s “Charlie Parker at 100!” Featuring Charles, Gary Bartz AND Donald Harrison!

Detroit Jazz Festival

The “world’s largest free jazz festival” is back live in Detroit on Labor Day weekend from Sept. 2-5. Charles McPherson Quintet performs on September 4th. Charles McPherson Quintet Brian Lynch-trumpet Rodney Whitaker-bass Jeb Patton-piano Billy Drummond-drums The festival will take place in person at Hart Plaza and Campus Martius Park for the first time since […]

Charles McPherson Master Class/Clinic at Michigan State University – MSU

Michigan State University 333 W. Circle Dr., Michigan

Director of Jazz Studies Rodney Whitaker brings 2022 Detroit Jazz Legacy Honorary Charles McPherson in for the day. Jazz Studies at Michigan State University is committed to the highest level of performance, mentoring, education, and community outreach, providing numerous opportunities with world-renowned faculty.

Black History & Performing Arts Mural Unveiling & Celebration

  The Langston Hughes Cultural Society and partners invite the public to a "Meet the Artist" event at the Downtown Black History & Performing Arts Mural on Sunday, September 18th, 2022, from 2pm to 4pm. The mural is located at the intersection of 1st and Main Streets on the North side of Bruce's Point of […]