The first is a chronological account of the life of Charles Mingus
And next Tuesday's regular freebie jazz night (with a suggested PS5 donation) at The Spotted Dog in JAZZ Birmingham features renowned bassist Arnie Somogyi's Big Band, who are themselves dedicated to the songbook of Charles Mingus
Un demarrage en finesse avec le celebre morceau Cantaloupe Island d'Herbie Hancock, le trompettiste entoure de son trio du jour dont le fabuleux Reggie Washington a la basse, le clavieriste Benjamin Moussetet un batteur enchaEna ensuite ses compositions There's a mingus a monk us, un double hommage au contrebassiste Charles Mingus
et aupianiste Thelonious Monk; Shang-high; Body and Soul, et le titre tres original O Corko mio compose par sa femme.
Mimaroy-lu, a composer best known for his electronic music and a record producer best known for his work with Charles Mingus
, Modern Jazz Quartet, John Coltrane and Freddie Hubbard, worked as a producer for Atlantic Records for 26 years, where he created his own record label, Finnadar Records, in 1971.
As Charles Mingus
, the American jazz bassist, composer, bandleader and civil rights activist, so eloquently said, "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity.
Gradually, her reasons are revealed: a childhood of poverty (beautifully scored by Charles Mingus
and Miles Davis), failed and abusive relationships and, at the poem's tense, powerful apex, her role in a bank heist when "the small talon of her right hand sets to the massacre,/ of her old life.
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus
, and Max Roach, Money Jungle (1962)
Jesus of Nazareth, Gautama Buddha, the Prophet Muhammad, Aristotle, Plato, Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Schweitzer, Simone de Beauvoir, Martin Buber, Joseph Campbell, Meister Eckhart, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Elise Boulding, Buckminster Fuller, Soren Kierkegaard, Lao Tzu, Linda Breen Pierce, Charles Mingus
, Pablo Picasso, Thomas Aquinas, Henry David Thoreau and Frank Lloyd Wright are all referenced in support of his argument: By managing our desires, we can conserve natural resources, improve the human condition and enhance our enjoyment of life.
Stevie Wonder wrote 'Sir Duke' as a tribute to the composer, while jazz giants Charles Mingus
, Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie have, among many, all paid their respects to the legend in their music.
Nette is a musician steeped in jazz roots and quotes as her major influence such names as Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus
, Lester Young, Count Basie and Carmen Mcrae.
Artists featured in the recordings include Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus
, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock, Max Roach, Gerry Mulligan, and Thelonious Monk, and many more.
The event has attracted more than 1,200 museums and cultural institutions nationwide, including the Skirball Cultural Center, Watts Towers Arts Center & Charles Mingus
Youth Arts Center and the Pasadena Museum of History.