Charles Mingus Hometown Music Festival In Nogales Celebrates Legendary Jazz Bassist

Published: Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:31pm
Updated: Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:01pm
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A legendary jazz bassist and composer is going to be honored on Saturday in southern Arizona.

Charles Mingus was born in Nogales, and the city is holding its Charles Mingus Hometown Music Festival to celebrate his influence.

Arizona Republic's features reporter Weldon Johnson wrote about Mingus and talked with The Show about the festival that bears his name.

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