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Head On Down to the Evening Suite.

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Share This.Artist Ian Johnson runs the gauntlet in his jazz inspired piece The Evening Suite. Featuring the likes of Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Nina Simone, Charles Mingus, and more, The Evening Suite can serve as an artistic education to younger art enthusiasts who may not be familiar with the world of jazz. Johnson first presents a traditional illustration before surprising us with some fun variations.

A Kid Named Mingus.

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Share This.Turns out Mingus is one of the top baby names of 2013. The good folks over at Nameberry recently released their statistics and the surname of great bassist/jazz composer, Charles Mingus, is included on a list of 13. Which other unorthodox names made the cut? You probably won’t be surprised: Marnie. The 60s-ish nickname-name Marnie had its first moment in the sun in the, well, 60s, when the eponymous Hitchcock Read More