Charles Mingus in Los Angeles - 1939
from Beneath the Underdog , page 60:
Charles went to the record date and the minute he heard Red [Callender] play he wanted him to be his teacher. He told Britt, ‘Man, in the break he was sitting alone playing “Body and Soul.” I was so surprised to hear anybody doing that with a bass – using the bow like in the things that Menuhin and Heifetz play – up high in … more >>
Charles Mingus, Beneath the Underdog (Edinburgh, 2019), p. 60. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449399236910 accessed: 21 September, 2020
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'Body and Soul'
written by Johnny Green
|performed by Red Callender|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|
"Body and Soul" was a jazz standard that had been recorded in 1939 by Coleman Hawkins on the tenor saxophone.