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The best album by Charles Mingus is The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady which is ranked number 135 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 19,445.

Charles Mingus is ranked number 97 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 35,991.

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Charles Mingus official website: http://www.mingusmingusmingus.com

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Mingus Big Band: 97th Charles Mingus Birthday Celebration
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22
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Jazz Standard, New York, United States. United States
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Charles Mingus best albums

The following albums by Charles Mingus are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Black Saint And The Sinner LadyUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:692 charts
Rank in 1963:1Rank Score:19,445
Rank in 1960s25Overall Rank:135
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (768 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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2.

Mingus Ah UmUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1959Appears in:470 charts
Rank in 1959:2Rank Score:9,449
Rank in 1950s2Overall Rank:306
Average Rating:  84/100 (525 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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3.

Pithecanthropus ErectusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1956Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 1956:5Rank Score:1,806
Rank in 1950s22Overall Rank:1,302
Average Rating:  80/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:1,149
Rank in 1960s171Overall Rank:1,918
Average Rating:  79/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Let My Children Hear MusicUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1972Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1972:42Rank Score:1,026
Rank in 1970s432Overall Rank:2,123
Average Rating:  81/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus MingusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 1963:9Rank Score:858
Rank in 1960s208Overall Rank:2,419
Average Rating:  78/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:478
Rank in 1960s289Overall Rank:3,796
Average Rating:  78/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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The ClownUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1957Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:478
Rank in 1950s81Overall Rank:3,798
Average Rating:  79/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Presents Charles MingusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1961Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1961:12Rank Score:398
Rank in 1960s318Overall Rank:4,392
Average Rating:  73/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Oh YeahUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1962:12Rank Score:264
Rank in 1960s422Overall Rank:6,104
Average Rating:  77/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 97

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Charles Mingus best tracks

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1.Group Dancers
(from the album The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady)
 91/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Duet Solo Dancers
(from the album The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady)
 90/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Solo Dancer
(from the album The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady)
 90/100 (172 votes)
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4.Better Git It In Your Soul
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 89/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.Moanin'
(from the album Blues & Roots)
 89/100 (37 votes)
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6.Trio And Group Dancers
(from the album The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady)
 88/100 (169 votes)
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7.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 88/100 (101 votes)
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8.Haitian Fight Song
(from the album The Clown)
 86/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Boogie Stop Shuffle
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 86/100 (88 votes)
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10.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
(from the album Blues & Roots)
 86/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Fables Of Faubus
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 84/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.II B.S.
(from the album Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus)
 84/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Theme For Lester Young
(from the album Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus)
 84/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Shoes Of The Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers
(from the album Let My Children Hear Music)
 84/100 (11 votes)
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15.Hobo Ho
(from the album Let My Children Hear Music)
 83/100 (10 votes)
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16.Pithecanthropus Erectus
(from the album Pithecanthropus Erectus)
 83/100 (38 votes)
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17.Bird Calls
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 83/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Self-Portrait In Three Colors
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 83/100 (79 votes)
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19.Open Letter To Duke
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 83/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Jelly Roll
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 83/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Charles Mingus ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 88 votes)
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80/100
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90/100
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90/100
Charles Mingus was one of the most important jazz musicians of all time. One of those whose own names mean jazz on its own, like the kinds of Davis, Taylor or Sanders. He was one of the very few double-bass players who could take their instrument out of the rhythm section and smash it right on the listener's face, with a sound so hard and fierce that it pumps in your chest, but still with high technical precision. Fierce like him, a really bad tempered person. But beyond this, he was a great, great, great composer, the only one who could probably match the level of Duke Ellington. His mastery in orchestrating different musical voices in a whole so united and complete was even beyond compares. Just listen to "the sinner lady" for an example, but his all discography is worth listen. A master.
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Totally on my wish list!
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don't know much about Jazz but this one is just great to listen to.
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RESPECT!!!
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