Charles Mingus

    Charles Mingus Radio

    • Charles Mingus Radio

    Charles Mingus

    Popular On

      Songs

      This artist doesn't have any tracks.

      About

      Biography

      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

      Chat About Charles Mingus