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The Sprawl

Apr 22, 2021 3:00 PM â€“ 5:00 PM

With Mickey

Episode 489: Charles Mingus' 99th Birthday

The Sprawl
3:00 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
3:01 PM
Charles Mingus - Freedom, Pt. 1
Charles Mingus Freedom, Pt. 1
The Complete Town Hall Concert Blue Note 1994
Recorded 10/12/62
3:05 PM
Charles Mingus - Tensions
Charles Mingus Tensions
Blues & Roots Atlantic 1959
3:12 PM
Charles Mingus - Myself When I Am Real
Charles Mingus Myself When I Am Real
Mingus Plays Piano Impulse! 1963
3:20 PM
Charles Mingus - Half-Mast Inhibition
Charles Mingus Half-Mast Inhibition
Pre-Bird Mercury 1961
3:28 PM
Charles Mingus - Tonight At Noon
Charles Mingus Tonight At Noon
Tonight At Noon Atlantic 1964
Recorded in 1957
3:36 PM
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3:38 PM
Charles Mingus - Solo Dancer: Stop! Look! And Listen, Sinner Jim Whitney!
Charles Mingus Solo Dancer: Stop! Look! And Listen, Sinner Jim Whitney!
The Black Saint & The Sinner Lady Impulse! 1963

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3:43 PM
Charles Mingus - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Mingus Ah Um Columbia 1959
3:48 PM
Charles Mingus & His Jazz Groups - Far Wells, Mill Valley
Charles Mingus & His Jazz Groups Far Wells, Mill Valley
Mingus Dynasty Columbia 1959
3:54 PM
Charles Mingus - Lock 'Em Up (Hellview of Bellevue)
Charles Mingus Lock 'Em Up (Hellview of Bellevue)
Mingus Candid 1960
4:00 PM
Charles Mingus - Passions of a Man
Charles Mingus Passions of a Man
Oh Yeah Atlantic 1961
4:04 PM
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4:06 PM
Charles Mingus - Meditations for Moses
Charles Mingus Meditations for Moses
Mingus Plays Piano Impulse! 1963
4:10 PM
Charles Mingus - Self-Portrait In Three Colors
Charles Mingus Self-Portrait In Three Colors
Mingus Ah Um Columbia 1959
4:13 PM
Charles Mingus - Original Faubus Fables
Charles Mingus Original Faubus Fables
Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus Candid 1960
4:23 PM
Charles Mingus - The Chill of Death
Charles Mingus The Chill of Death
Let My Children Hear Music Columbia 1971
4:31 PM
Charles Mingus & His 22 Piece Be-Bop Band (Stan Kenton's Sidemen) - Inspiration
Charles Mingus & His 22 Piece Be-Bop Band (Stan Kenton's Sidemen) Inspiration
West Coast 1945-49 Uptown 2000
Originally released on 10" shellac in 1949 on Rex Hollywood Records
4:35 PM
Charles Mingus - Oh Lord Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me
Charles Mingus Oh Lord Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me
Oh Yeah Atlantic 1961
4:41 PM
Charles Mingus - Thrice Upon a Theme
Charles Mingus Thrice Upon a Theme
The Jazz Experiments of Charles Mingus Bethlehem 1954
4:47 PM
The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop - Pithecanthropus Erectus
The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop Pithecanthropus Erectus
Pithecanthropus Erectus Atlantic 1956
4:56 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:58 PM
Charles Mingus - Freedom, Pt. 2 (AKA, Clark In the Dark) (excerpt)
Charles Mingus Freedom, Pt. 2 (AKA, Clark In the Dark) (excerpt)
The Complete Town Hall Concert Blue Note 1994
Recorded 10/12/62
Chat is archived.
Mickey (host) 3:11:48 PM
Happy Charles Mingus' 99th Birthday everybody.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 3:11:48 PM
oh, look who’s here
Mickey (host) 3:12:12 PM
Some of us have to work while we work, Mr.M.
Brian D (Donor) 3:12:49 PM
Great theme for a show!
Mickey (host) 3:13:42 PM
Thanks Brian. Mingus is my favorite composer.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 3:14:31 PM
Oh bother, DJ Mickey
Brian D (Donor) 3:14:42 PM
Anything from Money Jungle possible? Duke gets top lp billing but I always think of it as a 3 way split power trio. Duke Charlie Max
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 3:15:39 PM
I am excited for today’s show tho yo
Mickey (host) 3:16:10 PM
Next week for Duke's birthday, Brian.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 3:16:58 PM
a very Happy UnBirthday to ME!
Mark 3:18:39 PM
and this is the chill show we all need today after esoterica’s. Mickey great collaboration show w dave during the drive :)
the_dude 3:19:26 PM
Oh, bother mickey?
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 3:22:51 PM
Let’s!
Bud Burroughs 3:24:19 PM
Excellent show so far! I haven't listened too much to the orchestral side of Mingus, so I'm particularly enjoying this one.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 3:29:37 PM
This set demonstrates well the kinship of jazz and classical.
Bud Burroughs 3:31:53 PM
Indeed, pure "Third Stream"
Mickey (host) 3:32:18 PM
Sorry folks, had to take a call and only keep one eye on this...
Mickey (host) 3:33:07 PM
Mr.M, glad to get someone named Malcontent excited.
Mickey (host) 3:33:23 PM
Thanks Mark!
Mickey (host) 3:33:50 PM
Sure, bother the moderator...
Mickey (host) 3:34:35 PM
Thanks Bud. Mingus is the crossroads of American composition that Zappa further explores.
Mickey (host) 3:36:47 PM
Dave & Bud, Mingus takes Ellington and Stravinsky sets the next standard.
Bud Burroughs 3:38:03 PM
Zappa is an excellent comparison. And even though he's stylistically very different I see Jonny Greenwood's orchestral music as fitting into the same mold.
Mickey (host) 3:38:34 PM
Jonny Greenwood is a huge Mingus fan.
Bud Burroughs 3:38:36 PM
... although he's probably more influenced by impressionists and minimalists.
Bud Burroughs 3:39:04 PM
I don't think I knew he was a Mingus fan, but I'm not surprised.
Mickey (host) 3:39:28 PM
I vaguely recall reading when Kid A came out he used Mingus as inspiration on the horn parts. "National Anthem" I think.
Mickey (host) 3:41:31 PM
Everybody do yourselves a favor and listen to all of The Black Saint & The Sinner Lady if you haven't.
Mickey (host) 3:42:55 PM
Phenomenal tenor sax solo from John Handy in a moment.
Bud Burroughs 3:43:02 PM
It's been a while since I've listened to the whole thing. I'm overdue.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 3:43:48 PM
So Sax-y!
Mickey (host) 3:47:27 PM
Mark, I'm gonna disagree about this being chill. This shit gets me riled up :)
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 3:47:59 PM
I agree and concur
Mickey (host) 3:48:19 PM
Like, goddam, folks.
Brian D (Donor) 3:51:35 PM
Swinging mightily hhere
Mickey (host) 3:52:21 PM
and then some
Mickey (host) 3:54:09 PM
Y'all hear this?
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 3:57:27 PM
So CHOICE!
Mickey (host) 3:57:55 PM
Booker Ervin
Mickey (host) 3:58:08 PM
with Eric Dolphy back there somewhere
Mickey (host) 4:03:06 PM
"Oh Yeah" is my favorite album. I've bought many copies of this because I keep giving them away.
Brian D (Donor) 4:06:20 PM
Yeah O Yeah might be my fave too. I do love Ah Um too
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:06:22 PM
Gimme one for my UnBday
Mickey (host) 4:09:34 PM
Now now Mr.M, manners please.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:10:16 PM
You’re goddam right, Sir!
Mickey (host) 4:10:55 PM
That's more like it.
Brian D (Donor) 4:16:12 PM
Oh this one cooks
Mickey (host) 4:16:44 PM
Oh Yeah
Mark 4:17:20 PM
haha whatever the definition it’s been fantastic listening / you’re gonna need more time next year on his 100th birthday !
Mickey (host) 4:17:38 PM
Ted Curson & Eric Dolphy folks
Mickey (host) 4:18:30 PM
Thanks Mark, just joshin'. And this is definitely spilling over to next week, which is also Duke Ellington's birthday.
Mickey (host) 4:19:41 PM
Should mention that the drummer on 99% of this stuff is the same guy, Dannie Richmond.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:33:11 PM
🎼🎹🥁🎷🎺🎹🎼
Mickey (host) 4:33:42 PM
Yes
Owen Davis 4:36:53 PM
playing all my favorite Mingus
Owen Davis 4:37:02 PM
love this
Mickey (host) 4:37:39 PM
Thanks Owen!
Mickey (host) 4:40:54 PM
So hard to choose, it's spilling over into next week, with a joint Mingus/Ellington afternoon.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:47:56 PM
DJ Mickey, thanks for sharing some favorites from a favorite with us! I’m almost content! Kind regards to you, Sir!
Bud Burroughs 4:48:08 PM
Looking forward to next week!
Mickey (host) 4:48:21 PM
Glad you enjoyed it, Mr.M.
Mickey (host) 4:48:29 PM
Thanks Bud
Owen Davis 4:48:42 PM
Mingus/Ellington/Roach as well, I hope...will be sure to drop in!
Mickey (host) 4:49:06 PM
Owen, Money Jungle will be represented, for sure.
Brian D (Donor) 4:49:13 PM
Pithecanthropus!
Mickey (host) 4:49:32 PM
Hell Yeah Brian
Mickey (host) 4:52:25 PM
Not quite over yet, but thanks everybody for listening. I hope you heard at least a little of what I hear.
Mark 4:54:17 PM
thanks again. count me as another looking forward to next week
Mickey (host) 4:54:34 PM
Thanks Mark
Brian D (Donor) 4:59:11 PM
So that's why it reminded me of Kenton so much!
Mickey (host) 5:00:09 PM
Yeah Brian, that's the actual credit. Makes me laugh.
Mickey (host) 5:00:54 PM
Thanks again folks. Lizbot is next. Please proceed to her lounge, and I'll see y'all next week.