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Connect the Dots: Mingus
Episode 22nd March 2021 • Rhapsody • Hopewell Valley Student Publications Network
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Rhapsody: Jazz on Jazz

Episode #2  Type: Head to Head

In this “Head to Head” episode, a classic jazz performance of ‘Moanin is pitted against its modern interpretation. Which is better?

Segment 1: History

  • Mingus
  • ‘Moanin
  • The BBC’s

Segment 2: The Original

  • Meter, intervals, and more!

Segment 3: The “Cover”

  • Improv all the way?

Music Credits:

Moanin’ by Charles Mingus arranged by Sy Johnson

(Transcription) Leo P at the BBC Proms 2017

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