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Monday, Aug. 20, 2012

The Complete Columbia & RCA Albums Collection (Legacy)

Charles Mingus was one of Duke Ellington's greatest heirs in exploring the symphonic potential of jazz without losing touch with its funky roots. This newly issued 10-CD set is comprised of...
Monday, July 6, 2009

Time Out (Columbia Legacy), Sketches of Spain (Columbia Legacy), Mingus Ah Um (Columbia Legacy), Dance Mania (RCA Legacy)

The late 1950s and early '60s was a wonderful time for jazz. Arguably, the music had never before been as expansive or expressive and has never since reached such levels. For evidence: a parcel of Legacy CD reissues by major artists, the original albums augmented by additional discs containing alternate versions, concert recordings and...
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Today @ the Wilson Center - 1:00 PM

Jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave has performed with greats like Charles Mingus, Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald, and while he has honed a warm, soulful style that he can call his own, he’s also a virtuoso capable of mimicking multiple styles. In particular, he’s renowned for evoking . . .