Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Kansas City's Best Music Blogging Cont'd

For our more thoughtful readers who care about the history and stories behind the tunes, here's an ongoing EXPERT series that offers a soundtrack for the local lockdown. Take a listen . . .

Social Distancing Spins - Day 59

By Joel Francis Charles Mingus - The Clown (1957) Jazz bass legend Charles Mingus' second album for the Atlantic label was also his second masterpiece in a row. There are only four songs on The Clown, but as with any Mingus release, they leave plenty to unpack.