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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 67 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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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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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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Memories Of You
Charlie Mingus
Bethlehem Records1957
Memories Of You
Charlie MingusBethlehem Records1957
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A Night In Tunisia
Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, Max Roach
Prestige1973
A Night In Tunisia
Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, Max RoachPrestige1973
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Haitian Fight Song
Charles Mingus
Jazz Wax Records2014
Haitian Fight Song
Charles MingusJazz Wax Records2014
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Les Fleures Africaines
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach
The Franklin Mint Record Society1983
Les Fleures Africaines
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max RoachThe Franklin Mint Record Society1983
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