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  1. Charles Mingus (April 22 1922 – January 5 1979) was an American jazz bassist, composer, bandleader, and occasional pianist.
  2. Charles Mingus was a highly regarded composer as well as a bassist noted for his technical virtuosity and powerful sound.
  3. Charles Mingus was an influential leader - his small groups tended to be less structured than others, giving more freedom to the individual players. (Web site)
  4. Charles Mingus was a pioneer figure in modern jazz.
  5. Charles Mingus was a larger than life figure on the music scene, crashing. (Web site)

Group

  1. This group also included bassist Tunde Kuboye who, after playing with Charles Mingus in Munich, switched to Afro-jazz.

Things

  1. Charles Mingus comes out of bebop, but took things to the next level. (Web site)

York City

  1. 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. (Web site)

Unique

  1. 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. (Web site)

Instrument

  1. Carlon understands the sonic possibilities inherent in each instrument and writes with a deep insight reminiscent of Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus.

Evening

  1. Closing the evening is the Mingus Big Band celebrating the music of the late composer and bassist, Charles Mingus.

Charlie Haden

  1. With the exception of Charles Mingus, Charlie Haden is perhaps the most important post-bop jazz bassist.

Village Gate

  1. She led the house band at the Village Gate for four years, opening for Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus and Stan Getz among others.

Money Jungle

  1. 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. (Web site)

Official Charles Mingus Site

  1. The Real Mingus Web - The official Charles Mingus site has a biography, discography, and photos. (Web site)

Charles Mingus Label

  1. Mingus was a pioneer of black management and artist-led record labels, forming Debut in 1953, and the Charles Mingus label in 1964.

Establishing Free Jazz

  1. Some of Charles Mingus ' work was also important in establishing free jazz.

Gary Burton Quartet

  1. In 1977 he recorded with Charles Mingus, and later joined the Gary Burton quartet and Dave Liebman's quintet. (Web site)

Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop

  1. In 1955, Mingus started his own group, known as the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop.

Occasional Pianist

  1. An acclaimed bass virtuoso, composer, bandleader, and occasional pianist, Charles Mingus was one of the most creative musicians in the jazz scene. (Web site)

Drummer Art Blakey

  1. He made hard-swinging records with drummer Art Blakey and innovative ones with Charles Mingus. (Web site)

Bassist Charles Mingus

  1. His first studio recording date took place in November 1953 with bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Art Blakey. (Web site)
  2. The New York City-based Mingus Big Band celebrates the music of composer and bassist Charles Mingus, who died in 1979. (Web site)

Member

  1. George Adams was a member of the band that played Epitaph by Charles Mingus. (Web site)

Addition

  1. In addition to his own work he's incorporated a piece by Bufalino and by Charles Mingus. (Web site)

Anyone

  1. I highly recommend this to anyone who is a fan of Mr.Charles Mingus. (Web site)

Association

  1. From 1974 to 1979 Walrath played with Charles Mingus, an association that gave him increased recognition.

Debut

  1. Founded by Charles Mingus in 1952, Debut is the least obscure of the bunch. (Web site)

Finest

  1. Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus, the quartet's sole album, is frequently included among the finest in Mingus's catalogue. (Web site)

Big Band

  1. Orrin has been playing with the Charles Mingus Big Band for over three years. (Web site)
  2. 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.

Bass

  1. Charles Mingus had a very different sound from Oscar Pettiford on bass.

World

  1. I simply cannot imagine this world without the music of Charles Mingus. (Web site)

Late 1970S

  1. He played with Charles Mingus, Kenny Burrell, Johnny Coles, and Dizzy Gillespie in the late 1950s, early 1960s and in the late 1970s. (Web site)

Flaws

  1. Some, including Charles Mingus, consider this version of "Lover Man" to be among his greater recordings despite its flaws. (Web site)

Trio

  1. Combined with Charles Mingus and Max Roach, the trio is infallible.
  2. 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

  1. Evans died in the same Mexican city as Charles Mingus.

First

  1. 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. (Web site)

First Group

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Styles

  1. Legacy: Charles Mingus mastered all styles of jazz during his lifetime.

Recording

  1. He was a musical experimenter all his life, recording with John Coltrane and Charles Mingus as well as with his own highly skilled orchestra. (Web site)
  2. After recording for Charles Mingus ' Debut label in 1953, he moved to New York. (Web site)

Recordings

  1. He co-founded Debut Records with Charles Mingus to give musicians control over their recordings.

Sideman

  1. He recorded as a sideman with Charles Mingus and was contracted to record as a leader by the Prestige label. (Web site)

Pianist

  1. Bassist, composer, pianist, bandleader, and poet, Charles Mingus was a creative whirlwind.

Greats

  1. Stu Martin went on to play with such greats as John McLaughlin, Charles Mingus and with Albert Mangelsdorff.
  2. 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. (Web site)

Bass Player

  1. Reginald Veal is a bass player that has a strength that reminds one of the power of Charles Mingus.

Jazz History

  1. Criticized for his violent temper on and off stage, Charles Mingus nonetheless became one of the greatest bassists in jazz history.

Album

  1. Mingus Ah Um is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded and released in 1959.

Jazz Fusion

  1. Cumbia & Jazz Fusion is an album by Charles Mingus recorded for the Atlantic label in 1977. (Web site)
  2. Em 1976 Charles Mingus conta com a colaboração do saxofonista colombiano Justo Almario para gravar Cumbia & Jazz Fusion. (Web site)

Working

  1. After working with Charles Mingus in 1962 (including participating in his ill-fated Town Hall Concert), Toshiko returned to Japan for three years. (Web site)
  2. Though he didn't get the job, he ended up working with bassist Charles Mingus. (Web site)

Roach

  1. 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.
  2. Roach would later record with Parker, Gillespie, Powell, and bassist Charles Mingus at the historic Massey Hall concert in 1953.

Charlie Parker

  1. By 20 he had recorded with Oscar Pettiford, played with Charlie Parker, and formed a trio with Charles Mingus and At Blakey. (Web site)
  2. Despite working with the likes of Charlie Parker, Lionel Hampton and Charles Mingus, Jackie Paris has remained a cult hero.

Jazz Musician

  1. Epitaph is the master work of jazz musician Charles Mingus. (Web site)
  2. Jazz musician Charles Mingus on Debut records did equally serious classically oriented work.
  3. 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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