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March 12, 1957: Charles Mingus, Coleman Hawkins, Chris Connor and the Lighthouse All Stars record on the same day.

Charles Mingus, Coleman Hawkins, Chris Connor and the Lighthouse All Stars record on the same day. Added: 2008-03-11
  • Coleman Hawkins records the album The Hawk Flies High.
  • Charles Mingus records five tracks for Atlantic Records: Passions Of A Woman Loved; Blue Cee; Tonight At Noon; Reincarnation Of A Lovebird; Haitian Fight Song.
  • Chris Connor records 3 songs for Sings The George Gershwin Almanac Of Song: Nice Work If You Can Get It; Blah Blah Blah; They Can't Take That Away From Me.
  • Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars record three tracks for the album In The Solo Spotlight!: Funny Frank; That's Rich; If You Are There.

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