‘Mingus: Jazz In Detroit’ Catches A Giant At A Moment Full Of Possibility

Charles Mingus poses next to a poster for his six nights of performances at the Strata Concert Gallery in Detroit in 1973. A recording of one of those nights has just been released.

A newly released recording of a 1973 concert opens a window into the volatile bassist’s career at a moment of transition, but also a compelling and largely unknown chapter in Detroit jazz history.

(Image credit: Sue Mingus/Courtesy of BBE Music)

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