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Charlie Mingus: April 22, 1922 — Jan 5, 1979

Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 20 January 1979

SOME TIME back a 'friend' borrowed a large number of my jazz albums — and sold them. All I can say is that the rip-off artist had good taste, for among them was my entire Charlie Mingus collection.

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