"Freedom" is the closing track on Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus and is one of the few works by Mingus to contain vocals. Mingus provides the spoken-word line himself, in addition to his usual duties on bass. He also put together two different ensembles for the album, showcasing his abilities as a bandleader as well. If you're a fan of jazz, especially bop, Charles Mingus is a must-listen.
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