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.
Interview with Pheeroan akLaff. He will be performing with pianist Qi Liu at St. Paul's Chapel on Tuesday, April 5 from 6pm-7pm. St. Paul's Chapel is located in the northeast quadrant of Columbia University's campus. Free and open to the public!
Andrew D'Angelo came into the studio for an interview from 1pm-2pm. He will be performing with his big band on Tuesday, March 29 at Littlefield at 8:00pm. Littlefield is located on 622 Degraw Street; tickets at littlefieldnyc.com.