Mingus at 100: Six Musicians Testify to Charles Mingus’ Life-Changing Impact

Versatile, volatile and extraordinarily gifted, Charles Mingus left a musical legacy as compelling and complex as the man himself. Six musicians testify to his life-changing impact.  A transformative figure during his lifetime (April 22, 1922-January 5, 1979), which roughly tracked the history of pre-postmodern jazz, Charles Mingus continues to fascinate us in his centennial year.

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