Charles Mingus' lion's head bass scroll

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    This is a crop of another photo showing the mean looking lion's head scroll on Mingus' French bass.

    Claire Tamara Davies, Robert Loerzel, and 50 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. JOMAR PHOTO 79 months ago | reply

      Dude, I wish I was shooting these guy's back then ! GREAT stuff.

    2. msnyc111 79 months ago | reply

      great photo.....

    3. Reportages ici et ailleurs 77 months ago | reply

      Great shot ! I like the "diagonal" composition.

    4. szvetek.gabor 75 months ago | reply

      Mingus and this photo rules!

    5. kamelrock 73 months ago | reply

      Wonderful!!!! What year was this?

    6. Tom Marcello 73 months ago | reply

      July 4th, 1976 in NYC

    7. João Antão 72 months ago | reply

      My favourite jazz bass player and influence, after Pastorius :)

      Great photoooooooo!

    8. Lenny Oldeboom [deleted] 69 months ago | reply

      my
      hero

    9. got the beat? 66 months ago | reply

      one of my favourites!

    10. Franz-62 65 months ago | reply

      Hallo, ich bin der Administrator der Gruppe Konzertfotos von Pop-,Rock - und Jazzbands, und wir würden uns freuen, wenn Du dies zu unserer Gruppe hinzufügen würdest.

    11. Felipe Cantillana Photo © 60 months ago | reply

      this is really awesome!

    12. gérard lavalette 58 months ago | reply

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    13. Matthew Vinci 52 months ago | reply

      He might be my all time fav

    14. Artamia 50 months ago | reply

      • Great Master's portrait. I like how you composed the left
      profile and just "a piece' of the instrument is shown....
      Impressive and super-expressive!

    15. nicolas vernier [deleted] 39 months ago | reply

      nice portrait,good job !

    16. Eric Nord 32 months ago | reply

      Ah, Mingus.

    17. estenvik 18 months ago | reply

      Very good! Mingus used the same instrument in Oslo 1970. I think I have read somewhere that his widow Sue gave this beautiful violin-shaped bass to the hungarian doublebass virtuoso Aladar Pege (1939 - 2006), who also toured with Mingus Dynasti.

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