Charles Mingus

On Wednesday, May 18th at 4 PM ET / 1 PM PT, Qobuz Live, Qobuz weekly livestream series, and Rhino Records will present a panel discussion, Celebrating Mingus Three in honor of the late Charles Mingus's centennial, life accomplishments and body of work, and the re-release of his 1957 Mingus Three album.

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