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Los Angeles, United States (1922 – 1979)
Charles Mingus (22nd April 1922 – 5th January 1979) was an American jazz bassist, composer, bandleader, and occasional pianist from Los Angeles. He was also known for his activism against racial injustice. More…
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- jazz, bebop, bass, avant-garde, post-bop
- Similar to:
- Eric Dolphy, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Mingus Big Band