The Clown - Charles Mingus
Track Listing
  1. Haitian Fight Song
  2. Blue Cee
  3. Reincarnation of a Lovebird
  4. The Clown

The Clown was Charles Mingus' second masterpiece in a row, upping the already intense emotional commitment of Pithecanthropus Erectus and burning with righteous anger and frustration. With Pithecanthropus, Mingus displayed a gift for airtight, focused arrangements that nonetheless allowed his players great freedom to add to the established mood of each piece. The Clown refines and heightens that gift; instead of just writing heads that provide launch points for solos, Mingus tries to evoke something specific with every ...

The Clown 2008, Rhino

UPC: 081227374921

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The Clown 1990, Atlantic

UPC: 075679014221

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