Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity. — CHARLES MINGUS
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Charles Mingus Jr. (22 Apr, 1922 – 5 Jan, 1979) Influential Jazz Double Bassist…
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#Charles Mingus Jr. was a highly influential American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader. Mingus's compositions retained the hot and soulful feel of hard bop and drew heavily from black gospel.
Charles Mingus and his band (pictured: Horace Parlan, Shafi Hadi/Curtis Porter, and Booker Ervin) performing live at the Five Spot Cafe, NYC, 1958 (photos by Dennis Stock)
Charles Mingus, London, 1951. Photo by Robert Frank.
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Charles Mingus " Anyone can make the simple complicated. Creativity is making the complicated simple. "
Charles Mingus (Kathy Sloane, photographer): I know he's playing the opening riff for "Haitian Fight Song"!
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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.