charles mingus on base done in muted orange by Mark Goodmane

charles mingus

one of a kind

acrylic / oil stick on canvas


The brilliant Charles Mingus. “The Angry Man of Jazz”
While painting this portrait, I was listening to his series of Jazz Workshop albums, as well as his albums “Mingus Ah Um” which contains my favorite song “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat” - his tribute to the great Lester Young.

© 2008 - mark goodman

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