charles mingus

After this last week’s show a friend of mine said, “So you have gone from Kraftwerk to Jazz?” From Florian Schneider to Eric Burdon to Mingus (to Jacob Bannon) …its has always been alright.* The same decade Florian Schneider was finding auto-binary based sound making Charles Mingus was perfecting dissonance with Eric Dolphy. What attracts […]

Post Show Elaborations…. 🍭 I started the hour with a mention of the Jazz Workshop that “Mingus started with his wife.” His wife’s name was Sue. To talk about her, we have to go all the way back to the 5 spot. What’s that you say? This was a jazz club, only open from the […]

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