Charles Mingus, Ted Curson, Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin, Paul Bley, Dannie Richmond, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Knepper, Tommy Flanagan

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    Re-Incarnation of a Love BirdCharles Mingus, Ted Curson, Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin, Paul Bley, Dannie Richmond, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Knepper, Tommy Flanagan
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    Lock 'Em UpCharles Mingus, Ted Curson, Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin, Paul Bley, Dannie Richmond, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Knepper, Tommy Flanagan
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    Body and SoulCharles Mingus, Ted Curson, Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin, Paul Bley, Dannie Richmond, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Knepper, Tommy Flanagan
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    R and RCharles Mingus, Ted Curson, Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin, Paul Bley, Dannie Richmond, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Knepper, Tommy Flanagan
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    BugsCharles Mingus, Ted Curson, Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin, Paul Bley, Dannie Richmond, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Knepper, Tommy Flanagan

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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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