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  Charles Mingus - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mingus blamed the Parker mythology for a derivative crop of pretenders to Parker's throne.
Mingus was briefly a member of Ellington's band in the early 1950s, and Mingus's notorious temper reportedly led to his being the only musician personally fired by Ellington.
By the mid-1970s, Mingus was suffering from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (popularly known as Lou Gehrig's disease), a wastage of the musculature.
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 Charles Mingus - @ Jazz Pipeline .com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles Mingus (April 22, 1922 - January 5, 1979) was a jazz bassist, composer, bandleader, and occasional pianist.
Mingus broke new ground with the constantly changing players demanding that his musicians be able to explore and develop their perceptions on the spot.
Mingus refused to compromise his musical integrity which led to many onstage explosions (though it has been argued that his temper grew also from his desire to vent, such that a perfect show could irk him by closing his outlets for frustration).
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 Charles Mingus - MSN Encarta
Charles Mingus (1922-1979), American jazz musician, who established the double bass as a melodic rather than a rhythmic instrument.
Born in Nogales, Arizona, he played in the 1940s and 1950s with such soloists as the trumpeter Louis Armstrong and the saxophonist Charlie Parker.
Mingus also played the piano and other instruments, and as a bandleader he furthered the innovative strength of his compositions by experimenting with group improvisation.
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 Charles Mingus Music - Favorite Songs - Lyrics From   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles Mingus was one of the greatest bassists and composers of jazz...
Mingus' legacy is notable: he is ranked among the finest composers and performers in jazz, and recorded many highly regarded albums.
Charles Mingus, Jr., born on 22 April 1922 on a military base in Nogales, Arizona, is one...
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 AllRefer.com - Charles Mingus (Music: Popular And Jazz, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Charles Mingus[ming´gus] Pronunciation Key, 1922–79, American jazz musician, b.
Nogales, Ariz. Mingus was a bassist, pianist, bandleader, composer, and vocalist.
He organized his first group, a sextet, in 1945, and later (1955) formed the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop, a group that brought him worldwide acclaim.
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 Charles Mingus
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 Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus & Max Roach
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