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Cornell 1964 The list of from-the-vault material by renowned jazz musicians keeps growing. This essential two-discer (Cornell 1964) finds Charles...Cornell 1964Jazz The list of from-the-vault material by renowned jazz musicians keeps growing. This essential two-discer (Cornell 1964) finds Charles...2007-08-03
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Cornell 1964

Genre: Jazz; Status: In Season

The list of from-the-vault material by renowned jazz musicians keeps growing. This essential two-discer (Cornell 1964) finds Charles Mingus in a magnanimous mood — just listen to the bassist’s joking asides. With his greatest small ensemble, he moves through trifles (”When Irish Eyes Are Smiling”), long-form opuses (”Meditations”), tributes (Duke Ellington’s ”Sophisticated Lady”), and protest music (”Fables of Faubus”). Neither the musical innovation nor the social commentary sounds dusted off. A
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Originally posted August 3 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT

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