circa 1946. Original photograph of Charles Mingus, circa 1946. An early publicity photo, re-struck from the original negative, circa 1990. Michael Ochs Archives sticker and PPCM sticker on verso.
Legendary jazz performer, composer, and bandleader, Charles Mingus' career spanned 4 decades and left a legacy universally lauded. A virtuosic double bassist and a proficient pianist and cellist, Mingus spanned a huge swatch of mid-twentieth century jazz styles and genres: orchestral, bebop, hard bop, post-bop, free jazz, et al.
8 x 10 inches. Near Fine, very light wear on corners.