Wednesday, September 8 2010
The awake, aware folks who make and receive these offerings celebrate an ever-evolving music that resists boundaries, the sort capable of communication that transcends language and explanation.
Thursday, August 5 2010
Sue Mingus is legendary not only because of her close association with Charles Mingus, but also for the passionate advocacy with which she guards her husband’s legacy.
Wednesday, May 12 2010
Let there be no doubt that Eric Dolphy warrants mention amongst jazz music’s all-time immortals.
Wednesday, July 8 2009
Mingus Ah Um sounds like the 20th Century: it is a self-portrait of a man who helped define the direction of post-bop jazz, commenting on the country that created him.
Tuesday, December 18 2007
From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.
Thursday, July 19 2007
A truly great band at a definitive moment in the music's history -- and never heard before.
Tuesday, July 10 2007
This newly remastered version of the Mingus classic still sounds crazy after all these years -- crazy good!
Wednesday, November 1 2006
All Mingus asked for was the impossible. More often than not, he achieved it.
Monday, September 30 2002
Saturday, December 31 1994
Mingus returns to his bass on The Clown and delivers one of his finest sets of compositions.