Big Rick Stuart
Charles Mingus’s Secret Eggnog Recipe Will Knock You on Your Ass
The secret in Mingus’ recipe is just the completely ridiculous amount of hooch mixed in there.
As a world-class jazz double bassist, composer and band leader, Charles Mingus is one of the most celebrated figures in American music. He was well-known as a bon vivant and his larger than life physical stature towered over the bandstand and fellow musicians alike. His zeal for parties and drink were just as legendary as his sometimes caustic temperament that led him to occasionally punch fellow musicians and sometimes even lay into patrons.