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Nov 01, 2021

Released less than five years subsequent to his genre-defining magnum opus Mingus Ah Um, master jazz bassist Charles Mingus arrived with Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus in January 1964. More

May 29, 2009

Charles Mingus was one prolific motherfucker in jazz’s greatest year. That February he was bunkered in New York’s Atlantic Studios whipping up Blues & Roots for the Ertegun brothers. Three months later he tromped off to 30th Street to drop Mingus Ah Um in time to be lugged by college swellheads to off-campus soirees. That November he was back in the studio yet again, prepping Mingus Dynasty for the new decade. More