A giant of jazz, Charles Mingus (1922–79) combined the classic style of Duke Ellington and Jelly Roll Morton with the radical spirit of black music of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, and has influenced artists from Joni Mitchell and Elvis Costello to Debbie Harry.

Jules Buckley returned to the BBC Proms with his Metropole Orkest to celebrate the life and music of this legendary composer, bandleader and bass-player, featuring plenty of Mingus favourites performed by a starry line-up of artists.

Relive some of the best moments: