Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus - Mingus Plays Piano (1963) [MFSL, MFCD 783]  Music

Posted by v3122 at Nov. 29, 2016
Charles Mingus - Mingus Plays Piano (1963) [MFSL, MFCD 783]

Charles Mingus - Mingus Plays Piano (1963)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1990 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, MFCD 783 | ~ 242 or 130 Mb | Scans Included
Jazz, Post Bop

This album is unique in Mingus' enormous catalog. As the title indicates, the famous bassist takes to the ivories solo to give life to his dazzling improvisational art. At first it seems odd to hear Mingus without one of his trademark interactive and exploratory ensembles. But the sensibility that he brings to this collection of piano pieces bears all the signs of the composer's genius…
Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady / Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963-64) {Impulse! 2-on-1 rel 2011}

Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady / Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963-64) {Impulse! 2-on-1 Series Remaster rel 2011}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 522 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 188 Mb
Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 18 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1963-64, 2011 Impulse! / Verve / Universal Music | 06025 2780953
Jazz / Progressive Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Modern Big Band / Post Bop / Bass / Piano

Of all the titles in the Impulse! 2 on 1 series, this volume may be the very finest. It pairs two indisputable classic Charles Mingus titles – both of which have endured for nearly 50 years – that were cut during the same year. While The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady was recorded on January 20, 1963, the recording that ended up as Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus was begun that very day, but not finished until September. The former album is rightly regarded as one of (if not the) Mingus' masterpieces for its use of colors, tonalities, expansive harmonies, and the juxtaposition of numerous aspects of the jazz tradition – from Ellingtonian swing to hard bop, to West Coast and new-thing jazz – employing a vocal chorus, and even Latin and flamenco flourishes in a single conceptual work played by an 11-piece orchestra.
Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus

Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus by Krin Gabbard
English | Feb. 8, 2016 | ISBN: 0520260376 | 336 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 6.94 MB

Charles Mingus is one of the most important—and most mythologized—composers and performers in jazz history. Classically trained and of mixed race, he was an outspoken innovator as well as a bandleader, composer, producer, and record-label owner.
Shanachie Entertainment - Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)

Shanachie Entertainment - Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)
DVDRip | 720x544 | .MKV/AVC @ 1802 Kbps | 1h 17mn | Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 1.09 GiB
Genre: Documentary | Biography

The first comprehensive documentary of Afro-American jazz bassist, bandleader and composer Charles Mingus. Mingus led a tumultuous life filled with trauma and frustration, joy and creativity. Not light enough to be considered white and not dark enough to fit into the black community, he was an outcast in American society who charted his own path. Likewise, his legacy as a 20th Century composer reaches far beyond conventional jazz idioms. Mingus apprenticed with people like Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton and Charlie Parker before going out on his own and becoming a musical force for more than a decade. When interest in his music waned at the height of the rock era in the mid-1960s, and one of his closest collaborators Eric Dolphy died, he was institutionalized due to psychological problems. Upon his return to the music scene, he began playing more concerts and his sales zoomed. This golden period of recognition ended when he contracted Lou Gehrig's disease and his music began to deteriorate. He died in 1979.
Charles Mingus - Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963) [Analogue Productions 2010] PS3 ISO + FLAC {RE-UP}

Charles Mingus - Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963) [APO Remaster 2010]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 Stereo > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 40:18 minutes | Scans included | 1,25 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 839 MB
Charles Mingus - The Jazz Experiments Of Charles Mingus (1954/2013) [24-bit/96kHz]

Charles Mingus - The Jazz Experiments Of Charles Mingus (1954/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 46:20 minutes | 1,01 GB
Official Digital Download - Source: LinnRecords.com | Cover & Digital Booklet

Irascible, demanding, bullying, and probably a genius, Charles Mingus cuts himself a uniquely iconoclastic path through jazz in the middle of the 20th century, creating a legacy that became universally lauded only after he was no longer around to bug people. This album is a result of a session for 'Period Records' that was originally issued on two ten-inch records entitled 'Jazzical Moods'. The experimental workings of Mingus are briliantly explained in the booklet notes by the man himself in this suitably renamed format.
Charles Mingus - Mingus Plays Piano (1963/1997) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Charles Mingus - Mingus Plays Piano (1963/1997)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 41:23 minutes | 870 MB
Official Digital Download - Source: | Digital Booklet

On this brilliant 1963 release, bassist and composer extraordinaire Charles Mingus delivers a fiery, startling imaginative album of solo piano takes of his compositions, free improvisations, and jazz standards. Included are covers of "Body and Soul" and "I Can't Get Started," as well as originals such as "Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Silk Blues." The classic 1963 release by one of jazz’s great revolutionaries is a great insight into the imagination of one of the most imaginative and prolific jazz musicians of the 20th Century.

Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)  

Posted by FenixN at Sept. 24, 2012
Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)

Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)
VHSRip | AVI / DivX, 1081 kb/s | 368x288 | 01:17:52 | English: MP3, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 677 mb
Genre: Documentary, Music, Biography

Charles Mingus, one of the most creative forces in American 20th Century music, is examined in depth through archive footage and interviews with two former wives and numerous former bandmates. The music of Charles Mingus goes beyond simple categorization. Schooled in classical music, with his early professional exposure in the Los Angeles swing scene, Mingus moved through numerous styles, working with the major innovaters, such as Bud Powell, Charles Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, & Eric Dolphy. A volatile personality, his gentle and extreme sides are both in view.

Charles Mingus - Mingus Dynasty (1959) [1992 Remaster]  

Posted by technick at Aug. 18, 2011
Charles Mingus - Mingus Dynasty (1959) [1992 Remaster]

Charles Mingus - Mingus Dynasty (1959) [1994, 1992 Remaster]
EAC: ape (image) + cue + log | RAR, 3 %, 258,58 MB
mp3, 320 kbps | RAR, 3 %, 106,74 MB | Scans | RAR, 3 %, 17,52 MB
Label: Columbia | Cat №: 472995 2 | (Uploaded + RapidGator + GigaPeta + DepositFiles + TurboBit)

"Mingus Dynasty" is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded and released in 1959, and was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
It`s a second Columbia album, containing performances from two 1959 sessions.
Myself When I Am Real: The Life and Music of Charles Mingus [Repost]

Myself When I Am Real: The Life and Music of Charles Mingus
Oxford University Press | English | 2001 | ISBN-10: 0195147111 | 480 pages | PDF | 29 Mb

Charles Mingus was one of the most innovative jazz musicians of the 20th century, and ranks with Charles Ives and Duke Ellington as one of America's greatest composers. By temperament, he was a high-strung and sensitive romantic, a towering figure whose tempestuous personal life found powerfully coherent expression in the ever-shifting textures of his music.