Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus

~ Release by Charles Mingus (see all versions of this release, 11 available)

Annotation

Original Label: Candid - Catalog #: 9005 - Format: LP - Rel: USA (1960)
Reissue Label: Barnaby Records - Catalog #: BR 5012
Reissue Label: Candid - Catalog #: TECW-20549 - Rel: Japan (Hi-Bit-Hyper Mastering, whatever that means :D)
Reissue Label: Candid/Black Lion - Catalog #: CD 9005 - Format: CD - Rel: 1987
Recording Date: 1960/10/20 or 1960/11/19
Location:
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, New York City, USA
Additional:
Simply one of the most beautiful moments in jazz history.
Quoting Nat Hentoff, known as the most exigent jazz critic ever:
"For once, in these sessions, everyone in a Mingus unit reached - and maintained - that level of daring and that power to make their instruments become extensions of themselves."

What Love, especially, leaves you... wordless.
Dig it. Now!

This edition is a straight reissue of the original one, and the recommended version.
TEMP:
Ted Curson - trumpet
Eric Dolphy - alto sax, bass clarinet
Charles Mingus - bass
Dannie Richmond - drums

Annotation last modified on 2006-06-15 22:21 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
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1Folk Forms, No. 1
alto saxophone, bass clarinet and flute:
Eric Dolphy (on 1960-10-20)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1960-10-20)
drums (drum set):
Dannie Richmond (drummer) (on 1960-10-20)
trumpet:
Ted Curson (on 1960-10-20)
instruments arranger:
Charles Mingus
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Essential Jazz Classics (in 2021)
recorded at:
Nola Studios in New York, United States (on 1960-10-20)
recording of:
Folk Forms No. 1 (on 1960-10-20)
composer:
Charles Mingus
13:07
2Original Faubus Fables
alto saxophone and bass clarinet:
Eric Dolphy (on 1960-10-20)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1960-10-20)
drums (drum set):
Dannie Richmond (drummer) (on 1960-10-20)
trumpet:
Ted Curson (on 1960-10-20)
instruments arranger:
Charles Mingus
recorded at:
Nola Studios in New York, United States (on 1960-10-20)
recording of:
Original Faubus Fables (Fables of Faubus with lyrics)
lyricist and composer:
Charles Mingus
version of:
Fables of Faubus (instrumental version)
9:22
3What Love?
alto saxophone, bass clarinet and flute:
Eric Dolphy (on 1960-10-20)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1960-10-20)
drums (drum set):
Dannie Richmond (drummer) (on 1960-10-20)
trumpet:
Ted Curson (on 1960-10-20)
instruments arranger:
Charles Mingus
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Essential Jazz Classics (in 2021)
recorded at:
Nola Studios in New York, United States (on 1960-10-20)
recording of:
What Love (on 1960-10-20)
composer:
Charles Mingus
15:24
4All the Things You Could Be by Now If Sigmund Freud’s Wife Was Your Mother
alto saxophone, bass clarinet and flute:
Eric Dolphy (on 1960-10-20)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1960-10-20)
drums (drum set):
Dannie Richmond (drummer) (on 1960-10-20)
trumpet:
Ted Curson (on 1960-10-20)
instruments arranger:
Charles Mingus
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Essential Jazz Classics (in 2021)
recorded at:
Nola Studios in New York, United States (on 1960-10-20)
recording of:
All the Things You Could Be by Now If Sigmund Freud’s Wife Was Your Mother (on 1960-10-20)
composer:
Charles Mingus
8:34