Charles Mingus: postman
Yes, Charles Mingus was 1/2 of yesterday’s 2-part Trivia answer. Mingus was the postman-turned bass player that Red Norvo (part 1) wanted to find:
Yesterday’s Trivia: “When the trio came back from Hawaii, I remembered a bass player who had subbed for me in San Francisco when I was working a tour with Billie Holiday. I tried to find him. and couldn’t locate him. Eventually I found him. He was carrying mail in Los Angeles. So that’s how ????? joined me—after I convinced him to give up the mail route. That was really when it started to go.”
Who said that and who is the bass player?
Red Norvo said it – about Charles Mingus – who had worked as a postman.- and
No correct answers! Try harder, people–
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