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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus has been played over 110 times on NTS, first on 1 January 2014. Charles Mingus's music has been featured on 96 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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Freedom
Charlie Mingus
United Artists Jazz1962
Freedom
Charlie MingusUnited Artists Jazz1962
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Passions Of A Man
Charles Mingus
Atlantic1979
Passions Of A Man
Charles MingusAtlantic1979
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Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus
Jazz Hour1989
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles MingusJazz Hour1989
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Old Portrait
Charles Mingus
Jazz Workshop1965
Old Portrait
Charles MingusJazz Workshop1965
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Duet Solo Dancers (Heart's Beat And Shades In Physical Embraces)
Mingus
Impulse!1965
Duet Solo Dancers (Heart's Beat And Shades In Physical Embraces)
MingusImpulse!1965
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Wedding March / Slow Waltz [Take 9]
Charles Mingus
Rhino Records1994
Wedding March / Slow Waltz [Take 9]
Charles MingusRhino Records1994
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Track C - Group Dancers
Charles Mingus
Impulse!2006
Track C - Group Dancers
Charles MingusImpulse!2006
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Memories Of You
Charlie Mingus
Bethlehem Records1957
Memories Of You
Charlie MingusBethlehem Records1957
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Work Song
Charles Mingus
Debut Records1956
Work Song
Charles MingusDebut Records1956
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