Friday, April 22nd

by musicclipoftheday

Happy 100th Birthday, Charles!

Charles Mingus Sextet (CM, 4/22/1922–1/5/1979, bass, compositions; Eric Dolphy, 1928-1964, alto saxophone; Clifford Jordan, 1931-1993, tenor saxophone; Johnny Coles, 1925-1987, trumpet; Jaki Byard, 1922-1999, piano; Dannie Richmond, 1931-1988, drums), (live, Belgium,* Norway,** Sweden,*** 1964




All Mingus, all day (tomorrow, too): WKCR-FM (Columbia University).


random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.


*”So Long Eric,” “Peggy’s Blue Skylight,” “Meditations on Integration”

**”So Long Eric,” “Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk,” “Parkeriana,” “Take The ‘A’ Train”

***”So Long Eric” (performance and rehearsal), “Meditations on Integration” (performance and rehearsal)