Favorite old time bass pic?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by Greywoulf, Mar 19, 2004.

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  3. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
    That's a good one.

    My fave is is on a ratty old T-shirt that I refuse to give up. It's a pic of Mingus, with his head encircled in a halo of cigar smoke, taken at Cafe Bohemia in 1955.
  4. drumwoulf


    May 22, 2003
    Freehold NJ

    Did Mingus and Monk (Melodious Plunk) ever play together? I caught Monk once with a trio in a NYC club called the Five Spot; the bass player was pissed off because some people at a front table were talking away and not listening and he walked off in a fit and made a general commotion for a while until they calmed him down and brought him back after asking the people in front to cool it or leave. Now that I think about it, it sounds like it could'a been Mingus... :)

  5. Of course...there's that famous picture of Monk, Mingus ( with the carved head bass) Bird and I think Roy Haynes on drums!!! I also think this picture was taken at Mintons Playhouse.
    Somone who has this picture, please chime in and let me know if I have any memory left!!!
  6. Apparently, Paul, the synapses are still firing okay:

  7. Thanks alot Mike...it is encouraging!!

    And thanks for posting the picture!! Maybe i'll be OK!
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    not really my fave.. but my fave's cant be posted for some reason
  9. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    I'm sorry, but is that a walking bassline?