Out to Lunch playlist for 04/21/2011

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Artist Title Album Label Link
Charles Mingus Haitian Fight Song; Reincarnation of a Lovebird The Clown Atlantic
Jimmy Knepper Quintet Cunningbird; The Masher; Latter Day Saint (Alternate Take 1) Jazz Workshop Presents: Jimmy Knepper Debut
Jimmy Knepper with Bill Evans Ogling Ogre; Idol of the Flies; Avid Admirer Idol of the Flies Bethlehem
Charles Mingus Nostalgia in Times Square Wonderland United Artists
Charles Mingus E's Flat and Ah's Flat Too; Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting Blues & Roots Atlantic
John Handy No Coast; To Randy; Boo's Ups & Downs No Coast Jazz Roulette
John Handy Quintet Scheme #1 2nd John Handy Album Columbia
John Handy Concert Ensemble Three in One; All the Way To the West, By God, Virginia Projections Columbia
Claudia Quintet The Cloud of Unknowing; Adowa (for gra) I, Claudia Cuneiform Records
Charles Mingus Better Git It In Your Soul Mingus Ah Um Columbia

In honor of Charles Mingus' 89th April 22nd, we listened to a selection of late-50s work from the bassist and bandleader while focusing on the releases of two important sidemen and musicians in their own right, trombonist Jimmy Knepper and saxophonist John Handy.