“Although a Mosaic box set claims to have all of Charles Mingus’s Candid recordings, this CD, in addition to four duplications from the box, contains three alternate takes not included elsewhere: “Body and Soul” (featuring [More]
Track listing: 01. Peggy’s Blue Skylight 02. Celia 03. Perdido Personnel: Charles Mingus – bass Joe Gardner – trumpet Hamiet Bluiett – baritone saxophone, clarinet John Foster – piano Roy Brooks – drums Cat Anderson [More]
Track listing: A1 Get Out Of Town 7:33 A2 One More 5:30 A3 Bitty Ditty 4:55 A4 More Of The Sauce 5:15 B1 Elusive 5:15 B2 Sombre Intrusion 2:45 B3 I Can’t Get Started 6:09 [More]
Mingus Dynasty is a jazz album by Charles Mingus, recorded in 1959 for Columbia Records. It is the companion album to his other 1959 record, Mingus Ah Um, and was inducted in the Grammy Hall [More]
Tijuana Moods is an album by Charles Mingus originally recorded in 1957 but not released until 1962. The name “Charlie Mingus” appears on the cover of the original album. Mingus hated all nicknames derived from Charles [More]
Mingus Plays Piano is a 1963 solo jazz album by Charles Mingus. The album is notable for Mingus’s departure from his usual role as composer and double-bassist in ensemble recordings, instead playing piano without any [More]