Charles Mingus

Real Name:
Charles Mingus Jr.
Profile:
American jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer, bandleader, and civil rights activist.

Born: 22 April 1922 in Nogales, Arizona, USA.
Died: 5 January 1979 in Cuernavaca, Mexico (aged 56).

Mingus was a forerunner in double bass technique, he also pioneered in overdubbing and cutting-up/reassembling tapes of different takes in the studio to achieve the best possible version to put on record. He also authored an autobiographical novel called "Beneath The Underdog". He died of Lou Gehrig's disease.
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PR-1 From Barrelhouse To Bop — Charles Mingus John Mehegan With Charles Mingus John Mehegan With Charles Mingus - From Barrelhouse To Bop (Album) Perspective Records (6) PR-1 US 1953 Sell This Version
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M 33.352 Introducing Paul Bley — Charles Mingus Paul Bley, Charlie Mingus*, Art Blakey Paul Bley, Charlie Mingus*, Art Blakey - Introducing Paul Bley (Album) Debut Records M 33.352 France 1954 Sell This Version
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DLP-17 Jazz Collaborations, Vol. I — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus, Thad Jones Charles Mingus, Thad Jones - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. I(10") Debut Records DLP-17 US 1955 Sell This Version
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SPL 1111 Jazzical Moods, Vol. 2 — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus, John La Porta* Charles Mingus, John La Porta* - Jazzical Moods, Vol. 2(10") Period Records SPL 1111 US 1955 Sell This Version
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SPL 1107 Jazzical Moods, Vol. 1 — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus, John La Porta* Charles Mingus, John La Porta* - Jazzical Moods, Vol. 1(10") Period Records SPL 1107 US 1955 Sell This Version
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DEB 123 Mingus At The Bohemia — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus Mingus At The Bohemia (Album) Debut Records DEB 123 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MG 12088 Move! — Charles Mingus The Red Norvo Trio With Tal Farlow, Charlie Mingus* The Red Norvo Trio With Tal Farlow, Charlie Mingus* - Move! (Album) Savoy Records MG 12088 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MG 12059 Jazz Composers Workshop — Charles Mingus Charlie Mingus*, Wally Cirillo, Teo Macero, John La Porta* Charlie Mingus*, Wally Cirillo, Teo Macero, John La Porta* - Jazz Composers Workshop (Album, Comp) Savoy Records MG 12059 US 1956 Sell This Version
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DEB-126 Four Trombones — Charles Mingus Kai Winding + J.J. Johnson + Bennie Green + Willie Dennis And Featuring John Lewis (2) & Charlie Mingus* Kai Winding + J.J. Johnson + Bennie Green + Willie Dennis And Featuring John Lewis (2) & Charlie Mingus* - Four Trombones (Album) Debut Records DEB-126 USA & Canada 1957 Sell This Version
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J-1226 The Jazz Experiments Of Charlie Mingus — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus The Jazz Experiments Of Charlie Mingus (Comp, Album) Bethlehem Records J-1226 US 1956 Sell This Version
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1054, JLP 1054 Mingus Three — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* - Mingus Three (Album) Jubilee, Jubilee 1054, JLP 1054 US 1957 Sell This Version
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BCP 6019 East Coasting — Charles Mingus Charlie Mingus* East Coasting (Album, Comp) Bethlehem Records BCP 6019 US 1957 Sell This Version
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1260 The Clown — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus, The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop* Charles Mingus, The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop* - The Clown (Album) Atlantic 1260 Denmark 1957 Sell This Version
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WL 127 Modern Jazz Concert — Charles Mingus George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus*, Milton Babbitt, Gunther Schuller George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus*, Milton Babbitt, Gunther Schuller - Modern Jazz Concert (Album) Columbia WL 127 US 1958 Sell This Version
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DEB 124, DEB-124 Gillespie, Mingus, Parker, Roach, Powell — Charles Mingus Charlie Chan (5), Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach , Charles Mingus Charlie Chan (5), Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach , Charles Mingus - Gillespie, Mingus, Parker, Roach, Powell (Album) Debut Records (3), Debut Records (3) DEB 124, DEB-124 Denmark 1959 Sell This Version
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BCP 6026 A Modern Jazz Symposium Of Music And Poetry — Charles Mingus Charlie Mingus* A Modern Jazz Symposium Of Music And Poetry (Album) Bethlehem Records BCP 6026 US 1959 Sell This Version
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UAL 4036 Jazz Portraits — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus Jazz Portraits (Album) United Artists Records UAL 4036 US 1959 Sell This Version
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CL 1370 Mingus Ah Um — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus Mingus Ah Um (Album, Comp) Columbia CL 1370 US 1959 Sell This Version
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LTZ-K.15194 Blues & Roots — Charles Mingus Charlie Mingus* Blues & Roots (Album) Atlantic LTZ-K.15194 UK 1960 Sell This Version
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8021, CJM 8021 Mingus — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus Mingus (Album) Candid, Candid 8021, CJM 8021 US 1961 Sell This Version
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CJS 9022 Newport Rebels — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Eric Dolphy, Roy Eldridge, Jo Jones Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Eric Dolphy, Roy Eldridge, Jo Jones - Newport Rebels (Album) Candid CJS 9022 US 1961 Sell This Version
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SR 60627 Pre-Bird — Charles Mingus Charlie Mingus* Pre-Bird (Album) Mercury SR 60627 US 1961 Sell This Version
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CJS 9005 Presents Charles Mingus — Charles Mingus Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus (Album) Candid CJS 9005 US 1961 Sell This Version
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6005 Four Trombones — Charles Mingus Four Trombones*, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green, Willie Dennis, Charlie Mingus*, John Lewis (2) Four Trombones*, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green, Willie Dennis, Charlie Mingus*, John Lewis (2) - Four Trombones (Album) Fantasy 6005 US 1962 Sell This Version
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LPM-2533 Tijuana Moods — Charles Mingus Charlie Mingus* Tijuana Moods (Album) RCA Victor LPM-2533 US 1962 Sell This Version