Something Like a Bird is an album by Charles Mingus, released on the Atlantic label in 1981. The album reached a peak position of number 37 on the Billboard’s Jazz Albums chart. Mingus is featured [More]
Track listing: 01. Peggy’s Blue Skylight 02. Celia 03. Perdido Personnel: Charles Mingus – bass Joe Gardner – trumpet Hamiet Bluiett – baritone saxophone, clarinet John Foster – piano Roy Brooks – drums Cat Anderson [More]
Track listing: A1 Get Out Of Town 7:33 A2 One More 5:30 A3 Bitty Ditty 4:55 A4 More Of The Sauce 5:15 B1 Elusive 5:15 B2 Sombre Intrusion 2:45 B3 I Can’t Get Started 6:09 [More]
Mingus Dynasty is a jazz album by Charles Mingus, recorded in 1959 for Columbia Records. It is the companion album to his other 1959 record, Mingus Ah Um, and was inducted in the Grammy Hall [More]
Mingus at the Bohemia is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded during a live concert at the Café Bohemia on 23 December 1955. Further recordings from the concert were released under the title The Charles [More]
Tijuana Moods is an album by Charles Mingus originally recorded in 1957 but not released until 1962. The name “Charlie Mingus” appears on the cover of the original album. Mingus hated all nicknames derived from Charles [More]
Mingus Plays Piano is a 1963 solo jazz album by Charles Mingus. The album is notable for Mingus’s departure from his usual role as composer and double-bassist in ensemble recordings, instead playing piano without any [More]
Jazz Portraits  is a live album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus recorded in 1959 and released on the United Artists label. The original release was titled Jazz Portraits and a subsequent edition titled [More]
Mingus is an album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus. The album was recorded in October and November 1960 in New York for Nat Hentoff’s Candid label. At this time Mingus was working regularly [More]
The Clown is an album by Charles Mingus recorded and released in 1957 on Atlantic Records as SD-1260. It is the follow-up to 1956’s Pithecanthropus Erectus and features the improvised narration of Jean Shepherd. A [More]