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Charles Mingus

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus has been played over 60 times on NTS, first on 1 January 2014. Charles Mingus's music has been featured on 59 episodes.

Charles Mingus (22nd April 1922 – 5th January 1979) was an American jazz bassist, composer, bandleader, and occasional pianist from Los Angeles. He was also known for his activism against racial injustice.

Mingus' legacy is notable: he is ranked among the finest composers and performers in jazz, and recorded many highly regarded albums. Dozens of musicians passed through his bands and later went on to impressive careers. His songs - though melodic and distinctive - are not often recorded by later musicians,…

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Fleurette Africaine
Ellington, Mingus, Roach
United Artists Records, The Douglas Collection1972
Fleurette Africaine
Ellington, Mingus, RoachUnited Artists Records, The Douglas Collection1972
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Passions Of A Man
Charles Mingus
Atlantic1979
Passions Of A Man
Charles MingusAtlantic1979
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Abstractions
Charles Mingus, John La Porta
Period1955
Abstractions
Charles Mingus, John La PortaPeriod1955
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Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus
Jazz Hour1989
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles MingusJazz Hour1989
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Haitian Fight Song
Charles Mingus
Atlantic2007
Haitian Fight Song
Charles MingusAtlantic2007
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Work Song
Charles Mingus
Debut Records1956
Work Song
Charles MingusDebut Records1956
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Solo Dancer
Charles Mingus
MCA Records1982
Solo Dancer
Charles MingusMCA Records1982
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Moanin'
Charlie Mingus
Atlantic1960
Moanin'
Charlie MingusAtlantic1960
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Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus
France's Concert1988
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles MingusFrance's Concert1988
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Fleurette Africaine
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach
United Artists Records, Hispavox1968
Fleurette Africaine
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max RoachUnited Artists Records, Hispavox1968
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