2 items by Bob Blumenthal

  • Mingus

    Mingus | ALBUM REVIEW

    Mingus music doesn't sound like anybody else's. Though Charles Mingus may have gone out of his way to acknowledge how much the music of Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington inspired him, even the various tributes he penned...

    September 6, 1979 12:00 AM ET
  • Water Babies

    Water Babies | ALBUM REVIEW

    Subterfuge, thy name is Columbia. The album cover gives no recording dates, but the constant personnel (Davis, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums) is that of the 1964-68 Davis...

    April 21, 1977 12:00 AM ET