The Django, downtown Manhattan’s premier jazz club, celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with a spectacular April line-up. To commemorate what would have been the 100th birthday (April 22, 2022) of iconic jazz composer/bandleader/bassist Charles Mingus (1922-2022), The Django hosts performances by the Grammy Award-winning Mingus Big Band (April 1, April 11, April 18) and Mingus Orchestra (April 25), as well as special concerts led by Mingus band members including Tatum Greenblatt April 2, Jason Marshall Organ Quartet April 7, Boris Kozlov’s Electric Mingus Project April 9, a preview of Conrad Herwig’s Latin Side of Mingus April 14-15 before heading into the recording studio, Philip Harper Quartet April 16, Scott Robinson Quartet April 23, and Helen Sung Quartet April 28….

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