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One of my favorite music stories ever is when Migus got pissed off at an off time piano player so he walked over to the piano mid-song and tore out the piano strings with his bare hands. Big scary dude but one of the greats.

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Charles Mingus was an American jazz musician, composer, bandleader, and civil rights activist.

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Charles Mingus Jr. fue una gran influencia del jazz americano contrabajista, compositor y director de orquesta.

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Mingus Ah Um is a jazz album by Charles Mingus, recorded and released on Columbia Records in 1959. It was his first album recorded for Columbia. The cover features a painting by S. Neil Fujita.

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"Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" is a jazz standard composed by Charles Mingus originally recorded by his sextet in 1959. Mingus wrote it as an elegy for saxophonist Lester Young, who had died two months prior to the recording session, and was known to wear a broad-rimmed pork pie hat. It is one of Mingus' best-known compositions and has been recorded by many jazz and jazz fusion artists.

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"Let my children have music! Let them hear live music. Not noise. My children! You do what you want with your own!"

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Chet Baker and Ruth Young Ray Pitts Stan Getz Emmylou Harris Leonard Cohen George Adams Freddie Hubbard Joe Strummer Stevie Wonder Roy Haynes Charles Mingus Sonny Rollins Freddie Hubbard Everyday I Show свободная от рекламы площадка для вдохновения,…

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