Charles Mingus

Elected to the Hall of Fame
1971 Readers Poll

Charles Mingus's news entries:

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    Miles Davis is among the artists whose LPs will be sold as part of Record Store Day drops. Legacy will release Double Image: Rare Miles From The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions on Oct. 24.

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    Henry Grimes (1935–2020)

    Bassist Henry Grimes Dies at 84

    Philadelphia-born bassist Henry Grimes, revered for his work alongside jazz titans, died April 15 at the age of 84,…

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    Trumpeter Lee Morgan (left) is the subject of Kasper Collin’s I Called Him Morgan.

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    In 1973, the Charles Mingus Quintet had a week-long engagement at the Strata Concert Gallery in Detroit. Tapes from the performances recently were discovered, and now will be released through the BBE imprint.

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    Hamiet Bluiett (1940-2018) performs at the Moers Festival in Moers, Germany, on May 26, 1996.

    Hamiet Bluiett Dies at 78

    Baritone saxophonist Hamiet Bluiett, a founding member of the World Saxophone Quartet, as well as the Black Artists…

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    Nat Hentoff (1925–2017), seen here interviewing Quincy Jones

    Remembering Nat Hentoff

    Journalist Nat Hentoff, who wrote extensively on jazz and social issues, died Jan. 7 in his Manhattan home at age 91.…