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Oh, yeah, that’s Jazz

I’ve recently remembered how much I appreciate jazz music. I think this affinity renaissance happens once every six months or so… once I’ve listened to every single hardcore/pop/rock/blah MP3 I have. I guess that happened again this week and a timely coworker tossed 8 amazing jazz CDs my way. Thanks, Jim! Anywho, here’s a shoutout to one of they most interesting cats out there, Charles Mingus. He’s not for the faint of heart, but if you’re interested, here’s a link to the album I’m listening to now.

Revenge!

I’m not sure what the Amazon.com preview sounds like, but check out Fables of Faubus. I always get a kick out of Mingus yelling things in the background while the band is playing.

As a sidenote, this album was produced by assembling previously-bootlegged material (as revenge against the bootleggers)

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