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Charles Mingus

  • Apr 22, 1922 - Jan 05, 1979 (age 56)
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2018
SongNov 2, 2018

Pithecanthropus Erectus
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2013
Grammy Hall of Fame
Award2013

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Mingus Ah Um".
2007
Charles Mingus in Paris: The Complete America Session
AlbumMay 22, 2007

Charles Mingus in Paris: The Complete …

Charles Mingus in Paris: The …
Charles Mingus in Paris: The Complete America Session is a compilation of two albums by American bassist, composer and bandleader Charles Mingus which were recorded in Paris in 1970 and first released on the French America label as Blue Bird and Pithycanthropus Erectus. The compilation was released on the Sunnyside label in 2006 with all the released tracks combined on one CD and a second CD of additional tracks featuring false starts and incomplete takes from the session.
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2004
Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog
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MovieOct 24, 2004

Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog

Nine years in the making, …
Nine years in the making, CHARLES MINGUS - Triumph of the Underdog is the first comprehensive documentary about jazz bassist, bandleader and composer Charles Mingus. A lucid involving ...
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2001
The Very Best of Charles Mingus
AlbumJan 2, 2001

The Very Best of Charles Mingus

The Very Best of Charles Mingus released.
1999
SongOct 12, 1999

Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
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1998
Grammy Hall of Fame
Award1998

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Mingus Dynasty".
1996
Revenge!
AlbumMay 14, 1996

Revenge!

Revenge! is a live album by jazz bassist and composer …
Revenge! is a live album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus recorded in 1964 in Paris and issued on many bootleg releases before being legitimately released on the Revenge label in 1996.
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Award1996

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nomination1996

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominated for Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
1995
His Final Work
AlbumApr 16, 1995

His Final Work

His Final Work is an album credited to Charles Mingus, released …
His Final Work is an album credited to Charles Mingus, released in 1977. His Final Work is a reissue of Lionel Hampton Presents Charles Mingus, released in 1977, which was also reissued as The Music of Charles Mingus and credited to Lionel Hampton. His Final Work comprises the final recording session that Mingus played an instrument on.
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1994
Grammy Hall of Fame
Award1994

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Jazz at Massey Hall".
1979
Charles Mingus
Personal1979

Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus passed away.
SongJan 1, 1979

Boogie Stop Shuffle
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SongJan 1, 1979

Girl of My Dreams
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1975
Changes One
AlbumJan 1, 1975

Changes One

Changes One is a 1975 (see 1975 in music) album by jazz …
Changes One is a 1975 (see 1975 in music) album by jazz composer and bassist Charles Mingus.
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1972
Best Album Notes
Nomination1972

Best Album Notes

Nominated for "Let My Children Hear Music".
Grammy Award
1971
Award1971

Creative Arts, US & Canada

Won Guggenheim …
Won Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada.
Guggenheim Fellowship
1968
Mingus: Charlie Mingus 1968
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MovieMay 16, 1968

Mingus: Charlie Mingus 1968

A close-up of bass player …
A close-up of bass player and composer Charlie Mingus as he and his five-year-old daughter await eviction by the City of New York.
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1965
Music Written for Monterey 1965
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AlbumSep 25, 1965

Music Written for Monterey 1965

Music Written for Monterey …
Music Written for Monterey 1965 (subtitled Not Heard... Played in its Entirety, at UCLA) is a live album by American bassist, composer and bandleader Charles Mingus recorded at Royce Hall in Los Angeles and first released on Mingus' own Jazz Workshop label in 1966. The album was rereleased by Sue Mingus on the Sunnyside label in 2006.
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Tonight at Noon
AlbumJan 1, 1965

Tonight at Noon

Tonight at Noon is an album by jazz bassist and composer …
Tonight at Noon is an album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus released on the Atlantic label in 1964. It compiles tracks recorded at two sessions – the 1957 sessions for the album entitled The Clown and the 1961 sessions for Oh Yeah. These tracks have since been added to the CD re-releases of their respective albums as bonus tracks.
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1964
Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus
AlbumJan 1, 1964

Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus

Mingus Mingus Mingus …
Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus is a 1964 album by American jazz composer and bassist Charles Mingus.
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Mingus Plays Piano
AlbumJan 1, 1964

Mingus Plays Piano

Mingus Plays Piano is a 1963 solo jazz album by Charles …
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 additional musicians.
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1963
SongJan 1, 1963

Track A - Solo Dancer
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1962
All Night Long
MovieFeb 6, 1962

All Night Long

This movie, based on William Shakespeare's Othello, is …
This movie, based on William Shakespeare's Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best jazz musicians of the period, including Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus.
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Oh Yeah
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Oh Yeah

Oh Yeah is a 1962 album by jazz musician Charles Mingus. It …
Oh Yeah is a 1962 album by jazz musician Charles Mingus. It was recorded in 1961, and features the leader (mainly known as a bassist and composer) singing on three of the cuts and playing piano throughout.
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Money Jungle
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Money Jungle

Money Jungle is a studio album by pianist Duke Ellington with …
Money Jungle is a studio album by pianist Duke Ellington with double bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach. It was recorded on September 17, 1962, and released in February 1963 by United Artists Jazz. All but one of the compositions were written by Ellington, with four of the seven on the original LP being recorded for the first time on this album. Later releases on CD added eight tracks from the same recording session.
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Tijuana Moods
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Tijuana Moods

Tijuana Moods is an album by Charles Mingus originally …
Tijuana Moods is an album by Charles Mingus originally recorded in 1957 but not released until June 1962. It was reissued in 1986 on CD as New Tijuana Moods with four alternate takes. 2-CD expanded versions with further alternate takes were issued by RCA in 2000 and by Columbia in 2010.
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1960
Blues & Roots
AlbumApr 4, 1960

Blues & Roots

Blues & Roots is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded in …
Blues & Roots is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded in 1959 and released in 1960. It has been reissued on CD, by Atlantic Records and Rhino.
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Mingus Dynasty
AlbumJan 1, 1960

Mingus Dynasty

Mingus Dynasty is a jazz album by Charles Mingus, recorded in …
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 of Fame in 1999. The title alludes to Mingus's ancestry which was partially Chinese.
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Mingus
AlbumJan 1, 1960

Mingus

Mingus is an album by jazz bassist and composer Charles …
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.
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Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus
AlbumJan 1, 1960

Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus Presents …
Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus is an album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus, recorded in 1960. The quartet of Mingus, Eric Dolphy, Ted Curson and Dannie Richmond constituted Mingus's core working band at the time, and had been performing the material on this album for weeks at The Showplace in New York. To recreate this atmosphere, Mingus introduces the songs as if he were speaking to the audience, even admonishing them to not applaud or rattle their glasses.
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1959
Mingus Ah Um
AlbumJan 1, 1959

Mingus Ah Um

Mingus Ah Um is a studio album by American jazz musician …
Mingus Ah Um is a studio album by American jazz musician Charles Mingus, released in 1959 by Columbia Records. It was his first album recorded for Columbia. The cover features a painting by S. Neil Fujita. The album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2013.
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SongJan 1, 1959

Better Git It in Your Soul
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SongJan 1, 1959

Fables of Faubus
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1957
The Clown
AlbumAug 1, 1957

The Clown

The Clown is an album by Charles Mingus released in …
The Clown is an album by Charles Mingus released in September 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 deluxe edition of The Clown was issued in 2000 on Rhino featuring two bonus tracks. All the tracks were recorded on March 12, 1957, except for "The Clown", recorded on February 13 of the same year.
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East Coasting
AlbumJan 1, 1957

East Coasting

East Coasting is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded …
East Coasting is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded and released in 1957. It was reissued on CD with bonus takes in 1993.
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1956
Pithecanthropus Erectus
AlbumJul 1, 1956

Pithecanthropus Erectus

Pithecanthropus Erectus is a …
Pithecanthropus Erectus is a 1956 album by jazz composer and bassist Charles Mingus. Mingus noted that this was the first album where he taught arrangements to his musicians by ear in lieu of putting the chords and arrangements in writing.
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Jazz Composers Workshop
AlbumJan 1, 1956

Jazz Composers Workshop

Jazz Composers Workshop …
Jazz Composers Workshop is an album featuring jazz bassist Charles Mingus. It combines the earlier album Moods of Mingus with a Wally Cirillo session released earlier on the album Wally Cirillo & Bobby Scott. It was released on the Savoy label.
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1951
Celia Zaentz
MarriageApril 1951

Celia Zaentz

Celia Zaentz was born on April 8, 1925 in Monterey, California, …
Celia Zaentz was born on April 8, 1925 in Monterey, California, USA as Lucille Marie Gemanis. She was a producer, known for I Used to Be Darker (2013), Louis Prima: The Wildest! (1999) and Rejoice and Shout (2010). She was married to Saul Zaentz, Charles Mingus and Jon Nielson. She died on July 25, 2015 in Los Osos, California.
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1944
Canilla Jeanne Gross
Marriage1944

Canilla Jeanne Gross

Married Canilla Jeanne Gross.
1922
Charles Mingus
BirthApril 1922

Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus was born.
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