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Charles Mingus

A special radio series inspired by the music of Charles Mingus was broadcast on 23 April 2024. Charles Mingus has been played over 170 times on NTS, first on 1 January 2014. Charles Mingus's music has been featured on 130 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…

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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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Theme For Lester Young
Charles Mingus
Impulse!1964
Theme For Lester Young
Charles MingusImpulse!1964
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Old Portrait
Charles Mingus
Jazz Workshop1965
Old Portrait
Charles MingusJazz Workshop1965
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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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Work Song
Charles Mingus
Debut Records1956
Work Song
Charles MingusDebut Records1956
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Money Jungle
Duke Ellington, Charlie Mingus, Max Roach
United Artists Jazz1962
Money Jungle
Duke Ellington, Charlie Mingus, Max RoachUnited Artists Jazz1962
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Moanin'
Charles Mingus
Atlantic1960
Moanin'
Charles MingusAtlantic1960
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