Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus - A Modern Symposium Of Music And Poetry (1957/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Charles Mingus - A Modern Symposium Of Music And Poetry (1957/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 34:46 minutes | 638 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Don't expect any poetry here, however an extended spoken word narration by actor Mel Stewart does kicks off the album. That's where the vocals begin and end on this instrumental collection. Mingus and his brilliant musicians do the talking here: the Penguin Guide To Jazz calls Clarence Shaw's performance on New York Sketchbook - "the best trumpet heard on a Mingus album for some time before or since".
Shanachie Entertainment - Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998) [Repost]

Shanachie Entertainment - Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)
DVDRip | 720 x 544 | .MKV/AVC @ 1802 Kbps | 1h 17mn | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.09 GB
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music

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.

Charles Mingus - At UCLA (1965)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Feb. 5, 2017
Charles Mingus - At UCLA (1965)

Charles Mingus - At UCLA (1965)
Jazz, Post Bop | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 87 min | 220 MB
Label: Sue Mingus Music | Rel:1965

The back story behind this concert CD is that, in September 1965, Charles Mingus performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival. He had done so triumphantly well the year before, however, Mingus' 1965 set was inexplicably cut short at a half-hour (Mingus himself claims 20 minutes) and so the material he had planned for the event, much of it newly composed, was instead unreeled at UCLA a week later. Mingus later pressed a couple hundred copies of the performance into a self-released two-LP set, but the master tape was hence destroyed and the album basically forgotten until its release on CD by Mingus' widow Sue in 2006…

Charles Mingus - Tonight At Noon (1961/2011) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 11, 2017
Charles Mingus - Tonight At Noon (1961/2011) [TR24][OF]

Charles Mingus - Tonight At Noon
Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | 38:22 min | 1.44 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Rhino/Atlantic | Tracks: 05 | Rls.date: 1961/2011

Tonight At Noon is an elegant compilation album from virtuoso bassist and accomplished pianist Charles Mingus. Comprised of studio outtakes from two of his most endearing releases, The Clown and Oh Yeah, the album features an array of legendary musicians including Shafi Hadi, Wade Legge, Roland Kirk, Booker Ervin, Doug Watkins and Jimmy Knepper. Mingus’ smooth bluesy piano playing and articulate melodies are rooted in this cohesive collection.

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.
Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy - Cornell 1964 (1964) [2CDs] {Blue Note}

Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy - Cornell 1964 (1964) [2CDs] {Blue Note}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 481MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 307MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Avant-Garde Jazz, Hard Bop

This recently-discovered release is certainly the jazz find of the year so far in 2007. In much the way that John Coltrane/Thelonious Monk Live at Carnegie Hall and, to some extent, the live Coltrane document One Up, One Down, Cornell 1964 brings a major piece of jazz history into focus in the best way possible–with an actual recording that documents it.
Charles Mingus - Three or Four Shades of Blues (1977) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster WPCR-27206}

Charles Mingus - Three or Four Shades of Blues (1977) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remaster WPCR-27206}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 272 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 105 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 11 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1977, 2013 Atlantic / Rhino / Warner Japan / WEA | WPCR-27206 / 8122-79641-3 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Post Bop / Post Bebop / Jazz Blues / Bass

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. I have almost everything available by Mingus and had passed on this because I didn't think I needed yet more versions of some of his classics by what seems like an unlikely crew in tow. How wrong I was!!!! Mingus is apparently playing with a mic on his bass and you can easily hear what a monster he is, how sublime he can be, and it is totally thrilling. Coryell and Catherine have their flurry of notes thing going but it does not come off as showing off or dull fusion riffing. They - and the rest of the band- sound as if they were meant to be, really listening and bringing something wonderfully new to Mingus music.

Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AlenMiler at Jan. 26, 2016
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.

Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (1963)  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Oct. 31, 2015
Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (1963)

Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (1963)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 313 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 138 mb
Genre: jazz

The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady is the 1963 album by Charles Mingus. Released by Impulse, this CD was released on 7 November, 1995.