With The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady, Charles Mingus released one of the greatest albums of all time. A closer inspection of his discography reveals one of the greatest artists of the modern era, genre notwithstanding.
- Jazz at Massey Hall (1953, with The Quintet) A
- The Jazz Experiments of Charlie Mingus (1955) B+
- Charlie, not Charles; experiments, not paramounts. And just like Mr. Mingus, I’m making it up as I go.