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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus has been played over 40 times on NTS, first on 1 January 2014. Charles Mingus's music has been featured on 44 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
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach
United Artists Records, The Douglas Collection1972
Fleurette Africaine
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max 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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Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus
Jazz Hour1989
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles MingusJazz Hour1989
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Alice's Wonderland
Charles Mingus
United Artists Records1959
Alice's Wonderland
Charles MingusUnited Artists Records1959
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Praying With Eric
Charles Mingus, Eric Dolphy
Jazz Workshop, Fantasy1971
Praying With Eric
Charles Mingus, Eric DolphyJazz Workshop, Fantasy1971
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Haitian Fight Song
Charles Mingus
Atlantic0
Haitian Fight Song
Charles MingusAtlantic0
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Peggy’s Blue Skylight
Charles Mingus
Break Time1988
Peggy’s Blue Skylight
Charles MingusBreak Time1988
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I Can´t Get Started
Charles Mingus
Fantasy1964
I Can´t Get Started
Charles MingusFantasy1964
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Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus
Jazz Time1994
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles MingusJazz Time1994
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The Shoes Of The Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers
Charles Mingus
Columbia1988
The Shoes Of The Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers
Charles MingusColumbia1988
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