The Raining Champ

I first encountered Charles Mingus in 1972, when he brought his band to the Brown Shoe, a funky nightclub in Chicago that briefly housed Joe Segal’s Jazz Showcase. It had rained steadily that day, and by showtime, the water on the roof had found a seam in the ceiling and began to trickle onto the

You’ve reached a Premium article. To continue reading, please login or start a 3-MONTH TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION for just 99 cents/month. You’ll receive unlimited digital access plus a complimentary issue of our award-winning print magazine.
Join Our Newsletter
Join thousands of other jazz enthusiasts and get new music, artists, album, events and more delivered to your inbox.

The Authoritative Voice in Jazz