We just want to thank Valeria for all the great work she has contributed to the project and wish her the best in her future endeavors. We were lucky to... Read more
I would like to inform you that my period as Producer and Camera Operator for "Mingus on Mingus" project has finished. I will not be part of the Orangethenblue... Read more
BUUUUFFFF!!!!!! I am going to have a heart attack!!
Well, here we are sweating, eating the nails, with the eyes stuck to the computer.
We know we can make it. Yeessss!!! thanks to this final push all of you... Read more
With Bated Breath And Screaming Gratitude
Any suggestions for a Kickstarter theme song for the last hours?
KEM AND VALERIA
Thank you all for the inspiring comments. I want share with you some words of support from a few members of the Mingus Family.
From Eric Mingus
I hope... Read more
EMOTION IN NUMBERS
30 Hours Left
Question: What do these numbers mean?
Answer: This campaign is not about numbers or figures. It is about bringing a story to life.... Read more
WHY MINGUS, WHY NOW?
“Fables of Faubus” was first recorded for my Grandfather’s 1959 album, Mingus, Ah Um. The lyrics of the song directly criticized Arkansas governor Orval E. Faubus’ stance on desegregation.... Read more
On the DownBeat
Good news! We are in DownBeat Magazine, the leading jazz publication.
We are pleased to have the support of IBS and No Treble who are major references for bassists... Read more
SHAPING OUR FUTURE TOGETHER
Over the past month, while our Kickstarter campaign has harnessed grassroots support from backers all over the world. Orangethenblue has also been busy making other connections for "Mingus on Mingus"... Read more
SIX DAYS TO GO!!
We are growing every day and with your help we can continue to grow as we reach for our goal. In these last 6 days let's reach out as far... Read more
The Final Countdown
We are entering into the last phase of our campaign "The Push." Valeria and I have been working hard and in these last 10DAYS will be working even harder. We... Read more
51 songs about my relationship with the Mingus Estate
She's Just Miss Popular a Sophisticated Lady and I am a Solo Dancer with Slippers in Stormy Weather Strollin through Scenes In The City. But this is ... Read more
Don't Be Afraid The Clowns Afraid Too
Tonight we have just passed $10,000 and have 122 remarkably generous backers. I am not sure if this goes for other projects here but from the first pledge I realized... Read more
Orange was the Color
Thanksgiving marked the end of our second of week and we are truly thankful for all of your support. We are 85. Eighty-five people who believe strongly enough... Read more
We have 30 days and $40,000 to go...we are on the way!
"Mingus on Mingus" is truly a film made for jazz fans by jazz fans!
We are working... Read more