Candidly Mingus: Charles Mingus Quartet Reissue Finds Him at His Uncompromising Best

A reissue of a classic quartet recording finds Charles Mingus at his uncompromising best. “Good evening, ladies and gentleman,” Charles Mingus gruffly but politely addresses the audience, instructing them on the conduct he expects before The Jazz Workshop band’s performance would commence. “If you must applaud, wait until the end of the set, and it

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