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- Charles Mingus (April 22 1922 – January 5 1979) was an American jazz bassist, composer, bandleader, and occasional pianist.
- Charles Mingus was a highly regarded composer as well as a bassist noted for his technical virtuosity and powerful sound.
- Charles Mingus was an influential leader - his small groups tended to be less structured than others, giving more freedom to the individual players.
- Charles Mingus was a pioneer figure in modern jazz.
- Charles Mingus was a larger than life figure on the music scene, crashing.
- This group also included bassist Tunde Kuboye who, after playing with Charles Mingus in Munich, switched to Afro-jazz.
- Charles Mingus comes out of bebop, but took things to the next level.
- His first big break came when he was hired in New York City by Charles Mingus as a replacement for Jackie McLean in the 1960s.
- The music resembles a mixture of Charles Mingus and Sun Ra, but retains a unique feel due to the South African influences and the intelligent arrangements.
- Carlon understands the sonic possibilities inherent in each instrument and writes with a deep insight reminiscent of Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus.
- Closing the evening is the Mingus Big Band celebrating the music of the late composer and bassist, Charles Mingus.
- With the exception of Charles Mingus, Charlie Haden is perhaps the most important post-bop jazz bassist.
- She led the house band at the Village Gate for four years, opening for Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus and Stan Getz among others.
- Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite for Candid and Money Jungle with Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus, where the theme was pain of racial inequality.
- The Real Mingus Web - The official Charles Mingus site has a biography, discography, and photos.
- Mingus was a pioneer of black management and artist-led record labels, forming Debut in 1953, and the Charles Mingus label in 1964.
- Some of Charles Mingus ' work was also important in establishing free jazz.
- In 1977 he recorded with Charles Mingus, and later joined the Gary Burton quartet and Dave Liebman's quintet.
- In 1955, Mingus started his own group, known as the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop.
- An acclaimed bass virtuoso, composer, bandleader, and occasional pianist, Charles Mingus was one of the most creative musicians in the jazz scene.
- He made hard-swinging records with drummer Art Blakey and innovative ones with Charles Mingus.
- His first studio recording date took place in November 1953 with bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Art Blakey.
- The New York City-based Mingus Big Band celebrates the music of composer and bassist Charles Mingus, who died in 1979.
- George Adams was a member of the band that played Epitaph by Charles Mingus.
- In addition to his own work he's incorporated a piece by Bufalino and by Charles Mingus.
- I highly recommend this to anyone who is a fan of Mr.Charles Mingus.
- From 1974 to 1979 Walrath played with Charles Mingus, an association that gave him increased recognition.
- Founded by Charles Mingus in 1952, Debut is the least obscure of the bunch.
- Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus, the quartet's sole album, is frequently included among the finest in Mingus's catalogue.
- Orrin has been playing with the Charles Mingus Big Band for over three years.
- Further collaborations ensued in the early 70s when Griffin played in a big band fronted by Charles Mingus, with whom he worked for a year.
- Charles Mingus had a very different sound from Oscar Pettiford on bass.
- I simply cannot imagine this world without the music of Charles Mingus.
- He played with Charles Mingus, Kenny Burrell, Johnny Coles, and Dizzy Gillespie in the late 1950s, early 1960s and in the late 1970s.
- Some, including Charles Mingus, consider this version of "Lover Man" to be among his greater recordings despite its flaws.
- Combined with Charles Mingus and Max Roach, the trio is infallible.
- Pianist Paul Bley's debut as a leader features the 21-year old in a trio with bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Art Blakey for Mingus' Debut label.
- Evans died in the same Mexican city as Charles Mingus.
- I had played with Jones in 1955 when I first came to New York and we had worked together with Charles Mingus at the Bohemia.
- He organized his first group, a sextet, in 1945, and later (1955) formed the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop, a group that brought him worldwide acclaim.
- At age 12 Collette took up the alto-saxophone and led his first group which included Britt Woodman on trombone and Charles Mingus on bass.
- Legacy: Charles Mingus mastered all styles of jazz during his lifetime.
- He was a musical experimenter all his life, recording with John Coltrane and Charles Mingus as well as with his own highly skilled orchestra.
- After recording for Charles Mingus ' Debut label in 1953, he moved to New York.
- He co-founded Debut Records with Charles Mingus to give musicians control over their recordings.
- He recorded as a sideman with Charles Mingus and was contracted to record as a leader by the Prestige label.
- Bassist, composer, pianist, bandleader, and poet, Charles Mingus was a creative whirlwind.
- Stu Martin went on to play with such greats as John McLaughlin, Charles Mingus and with Albert Mangelsdorff.
- First as a rhythm instrument, and later as a solo instrument thanks to the efforts of greats such as Jazz bassist Jimmy Blanton and Charles Mingus.
- Reginald Veal is a bass player that has a strength that reminds one of the power of Charles Mingus.
- Criticized for his violent temper on and off stage, Charles Mingus nonetheless became one of the greatest bassists in jazz history.
- Mingus Ah Um is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded and released in 1959.
- Cumbia & Jazz Fusion is an album by Charles Mingus recorded for the Atlantic label in 1977.
- Em 1976 Charles Mingus conta com a colaboração do saxofonista colombiano Justo Almario para gravar Cumbia & Jazz Fusion.
- After working with Charles Mingus in 1962 (including participating in his ill-fated Town Hall Concert), Toshiko returned to Japan for three years.
- Though he didn't get the job, he ended up working with bassist Charles Mingus.
- With Charles Mingus, Roach co-founded Debut Records in 1952, though he was on the road too often to do much minding of the store.
- Roach would later record with Parker, Gillespie, Powell, and bassist Charles Mingus at the historic Massey Hall concert in 1953.
- By 20 he had recorded with Oscar Pettiford, played with Charlie Parker, and formed a trio with Charles Mingus and At Blakey.
- Despite working with the likes of Charlie Parker, Lionel Hampton and Charles Mingus, Jackie Paris has remained a cult hero.
- Epitaph is the master work of jazz musician Charles Mingus.
- Jazz musician Charles Mingus on Debut records did equally serious classically oriented work.
- He began in earnest his career as a jazz musician, playing piano with such noted jazz artists as Tony Scott and Charles Mingus.
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