Learn how to toilet train your cat-the Charles Mingus way

Learn how to toilet train your cat-the Charles Mingus way
Learn how to toilet train your cat-the Charles Mingus way

Learn how to toilet train your cat-the Charles Mingus way

Charles Mingus was one of the great jazz composers of the 20th Century. But the bassist was also an interesting and peculiar dude. During the 1950s he wrote and published a pamphlet on how to train your cat to use the toilet. Independent radio producer Jody Avirgan fills us in on this nearly-lost episode from jazz’s golden, post-war era. Photo: Flickr/deborahdegolyer