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    Via drum-taps: Charles Mingus — “Pithecanthropus Erectus”

    Pithecanthropus Erectus (Atlantic 1956).

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  2. Say Happy Birthday to Charles Mingus!

    I dig Mingus’ tune, The Clown, where he pulls off two tricks: giving a Jazz song an emotional, cinematic theme as well as delivering an important message to those who spend their lives trying to please others…