April 14, 2010 With Steve Reid's death, we not only lose a great jazz drummer, but a soul that always sought outward. His recorded sides and live gigs with Sun Ra, James Brown and Miles Davis in the '60s laid ground for his signature ride-heavy funk sound. Here'...
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Charles Mingus getting cozy with a Verdi Imperial Stout. (And, yes, this is an "unauthorized" copy of Mexican Moods. Sorry, Sue Mingus, it was a gift.)
June 15, 2009 Jazz and beer are natural companions, so we asked the Washington City Paper's "Beerspotter" to pair bottles with records by Charles Mingus, Sun Ra and more.
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