Charles Mingus

    Charles Mingus

    • Charles Mingus
    Charles Mingus

    Charles Mingus

    • Charles Mingus

    Charles Mingus

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    The Complete 1961-62 Birdland Broadcasts with the Jazz Workshop All Stars

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        Irascible, demanding, bullying, and probably a genius, Charles Mingus cut himself a uniquely iconoclastic path through jazz in the middle of the 20th century, creating a legacy that became universally lauded only after he was no longer around to bug people. As a bassist, he knew few peers, blessed with a powerful tone and pulsating sense of rhythm, capable of elevating the instrument into the front line of a band. But had he been just a string player, few would know his name tod... Read more

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