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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus Jr. (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979) was an American jazz double bassist, pianist, composer and bandleader. A major proponent of collective improvisation, he is considered to be one of the greatest jazz musicians and composers in history,[1] with a career spanning three decades and collaborations with other jazz legends such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Dannie Richmond, and Herbie Hancock.
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1974: ''Mingus Moves''
1972: ''Let My Children Hear Music'' listen full album
1971: ''Blue Bird''
1965: ''Tonight at Noon''
1964: ''Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus''
1964: ''Mingus Plays Piano'' listen full album
1963: ''Reincarnation of a Love Bird''
1963: ''The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady'' listen full album
1962: ''Money Jungle''
1962: ''Oh Yeah''
1962: ''Tijuana Moods''
1961: ''Pre-Bird''
1960: ''Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus''
1960: ''Mingus'' listen full album
1960: ''Mingus Dynasty''
1959: ''Mingus Ah Um'' listen full album
1957: ''A Modern Jazz Symposium of Music and Poetry With C''
1957: ''East Coasting'' listen full album
1957: ''Mingus Three''
1957: ''The Clown'' listen full album
1956: ''Jazz Composers Workshop''
1956: ''Pithecanthropus Erectus'' listen full album
1955: ''Jazzical Moods''
1953: ''Strings and Keys''