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Migiwa Miyajima & Miggy Augmented Orchestra at Birdland

Sunday April 12, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

$30

Join at Birdland for Migiwa Miyajima & Miggy Augmented Orchestra!

SWINGING, EXUBERANT MODERNISM FROM COMPOSER MIGIWA “MIGGY” MIYAJIMA.The 17-piece Miggy Augmented Orchestra, under the leadership of Japan-born, New York-based composer and pianist Migiwa “Miggy” Miyajima, brings together rising stars and accomplished veterans in a radiant ensemble devoted to Miggy’s complex, melodic and urgently swinging original music. Drawing inspiration from role models like Thad Jones and Jim McNeely, the Miggy Augmented Orchestra harnesses the excitement of jazz to express Miyajima’s unique experience as an artist shaped by life in the U.S. and Japan.Composer / Bandleader: Migiwa MiyajimaTrumpets and Flugelhorns: Dan Urness, David Smith, Matt HolmanTrombones: Jason Jackson, Jennifer Wharton (bass trombone)Reeds: Ben Kono (alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, clarinet), Alejandro Aviles (alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, clarinet), Sam Dillon (tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet), Quinsin Nachoff (tenor saxophone, clarinet), Carl Maraghi (baritone saxophone, bass clarinet)Rhythm Section: Pete McCann (guitar), Migiwa Miyajima (piano), Yosuke Terao (bass), Jared Schonig (drums)

Details

Date:
Sunday April 12
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$30
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Website:
https://www.birdlandjazz.com/e/migiwa-miyajima-miggy-augmented-orchestra-92051407237/

Venue

Birdland
315 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
Website:
http://www.birdlandjazz.com/