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Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard

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Gunslinging Bird
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New Now Know How
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Self-Portrait in Three Colors
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Bird Calls
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E's Flat Ah's Flat Too (AKA Hora Decubitus)
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Cryin' Blues
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Open Letter to Duke
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Moanin'
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Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
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Song With Orange
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Total Tracks: 10   Total Length: 71:57

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Britt Robson has written about jazz for Jazz Times, downbeat, the Washington Post and many other publications over the past 30 years. He currently writes regula...more »

06.29.11
Unearthing the palpable essence of Mingus's many virtues
2010 | Label: Jazz Workshop, Inc./Jazz Standard / The Orchard

After being nominated for a handful of Grammys on their past studio records, the Mingus Big Band finally captured the award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album of 2011 with this, their first live outing, recorded on New Year’s Eve in 2008. Aside from the holiday, the evening’s program was centered around Mingus songs that were popular a half-century before — an easy exercise, since the late ’50s were an astonishingly fertile period in the… read more »

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