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Mingus Centennial: The Composer + new releases

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Celebrating the centennial of the birth of composer, bandleader and bassist Charles Mingus. We'll feature Mingus compositions as performed by Henry Threadgill, Chuck D, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot, Harry Skoler, Yoko Miwa, Joe Henderson, Anthony Braxton and Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Then we'll spin Mingus last major work, Cumbia Jazz & Fusion. We'll start and end the show with some recent acquisitions and new releases form the Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit, Myra Melford Fire and Water Quintet, the Dave Rempis / Avreeayl Ra Duo and more.

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  • Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit, Fendika "Fluku" from Ethiobraz (PNL Records) 0:01:15
  • Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit, Fendika "Gue" from Ethiobraz (PNL Records) 0:03:55
  • Dave Rempis, Avreeayl Ra "Persea" from Bennu (Aerophonic) 0:11:40
  • Bunky Green "Tension and Release" from Places We've Never Been (Vanguard) 0:22:42
  • Hal Willner "Meditations on Integration" from Weird Nightmare Meditations on Mingus (Columbia) 0:31:37
  • Hal Willner "Gunslinging Bird" from Weird Nightmare Meditations on Mingus (Columbia) 0:35:22
  • Hal Willner "Jump Monk" from Weird Nightmare Meditations on Mingus (Columbia) 0:37:02
  • Harry Skoler "Peggy's Blue Skylight" from Living In Sound: The Music of Charles Mingus (Sunnyside) 0:42:00
  • Joe Henderson "Portrait" from State of the Tenor, Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note Records) 0:58:10
  • Anthony Braxton "Sue's Changes" from Quartet (Standards) 2020 (New Braxton House Records) 1:05:03
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" from The Return of the 5000 lb. Man (Warner Bros. Records) 1:14:45
  • Charles Mingus "Cumbia & Jazz Fusion" from Cumbia & Jazz Fusion (Atlantic) 1:21:52
  • Charles Mingus "Cumbia & Jazz Fusion" from Cumbia & Jazz Fusion (Atlantic) 1:21:52
  • Myra Melford's Fire and Water Quintet "II" from For the Love of Fire and Water (RogueArt) 1:50:57
  • Myra Melford's Fire and Water Quintet "X" from For the Love of Fire and Water (RogueArt) 1:53:08

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