Charles Mingus - The Clown
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January 1, 1957 / Release Date
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CheapandLethal
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The Clown shows Mingus in his playful side, not quite as grandious and overwhelming as Mingus Ah Um or as poetic as Black Saint and Sinner Lady, but still carrying the overall vintage sound to the instrumentation and the distinct imagery that some of his other classic albums display. This record is classy, elegant but also playful in its own way, as it focus more on Mingus amazing bass playing (Haitian Fight Song, Passions os a Woman Loved) than on the usual full band endeavour found on some of ... read more
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