Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music
Let My Children Hear Music
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Razzle_Dazzle
94
Charles Mingus. Charles fucking Mingus. He leads, he succeeds. What a great direction. Attempting the transcendental in fusing jazz and classical together. At the same time laying out an encompassing portfolio of best-kept-secret material. I've never witnessed this level of experimentation in any other big band - the orthodoxy in one's raised-from-jazz canon wouldn't allow it. Obviously Charles could bypass whatever preconceptions might have got in the way. Nonetheless, even by Miles Davis' ... read more
CheapandLethal
70
Worth a listen
zaxapitsa
86
I hear a mature Mingus at peace with himself. I might be tripping but I find this delightful from beginning to end, a balanced mix of big band wonders and experimental atmospheres.
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