Charles Mingus – Mingus at The Bohemia

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Mingus at the Bohemia is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded during a live concert at the Café Bohemia on 23 December 1955. Further recordings from the concert were released under the title The Charles Mingus Quintet & Max Roach.

Track listing:
“Jump Monk” (Charles Mingus) – 6:44
“Serenade In Blue” (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 5:57
“Percussion Discussion” (Mingus, Max Roach) – 8:25
“Work Song” (Mingus) – 6:16
“Septemberly” – (September in the Rain / Tenderly) (Harry Warren, Al Dubin / Jack Lawrence, Walter Gross) – 6:55
“All The Things You Are” C# (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II / Sergei Rachmaninoff) – 6:47

George Barrow – tenor saxophone
Eddie Bert – trombone
Mal Waldron – piano
Charles Mingus – double bass (bass and cello on “Percussion Discussion”)
Willie Jones – drums except (“Percussion Discussion”)
Max Roach – drums (on “Percussion Discussion”)

Released: August 1956
Recorded: December 23, 1955
Label: Debut Records (Prestige, Fantasy)


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