Thursday, September 21, 2017

Noirsville Tune Of The Week

Charles Mingus - One of the most important figures in twentieth century American music, Charles Mingus was a virtuoso bass player, accomplished pianist, bandleader and composer. Born on a military base in Nogales, Arizona in 1922 and raised in Watts, California, his earliest musical influences came from the church– choir and group singing– and from “hearing Duke Ellington over the radio when he was eight years old.”  Charles Mingus


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