Charles Mingus – Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (Acoustic Sounds Series/180g LP)

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Label: Impulse/ Acoustic Sounds Series

Acoustic Sounds Series reissues from Verve/Universal Music Enterprises!

Mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound from the original analog tapes

180-gram LPs pressed at Quality Record Pressings!

Stoughton Printing gatefold old-style tip-on jackets

Series supervised by Chad Kassem CEO of Acoustic Sounds

“The album features the two sides of Mingus’ compositional genius: the beautiful balladry that I always feel has a bit of a film-noir feel to it, alongside those joyous upbeat numbers that are filled with an organized chaos that categorizes much of the bassist’s best work. … Throw in the fact that it also features Jaki Byard (who is just phenomenal on this recording and remains criminally underrated), Booker Ervin, Dannie Richmond and Eric Dolphy and you have some of Mingus’ finest sidemen driving his compositions to the fantastical places they seemed preordained to go. … Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus is a record that has more than stood the test of time and is an everlasting testament to the talents of Mingus and the players who had the ability to follow his musical vision.” — The Jazz Record

Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus was Charles Mingus’ last major studio recording of the 1960s (the solo Mingus Plays Piano would also be released the same year in 1964) and it’s a real treasure in the great jazz bassist’s discography

Two of the tracks (“Celia” and “I X Love”) were recorded at the sessions for The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady, while the rest were laid down eight months later with a group that included Booker Ervin, Eric Dolphy and Jaki Byard (Byard also played on the two earlier tracks). Both sessions featured groups of 11 players, all of whom were in top form in performing Mingus’ notoriously complex compositions, writes jazzrecord.com.

 

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On A2 & A3: Charles Mingus - Bass, Piano Jerome Richardson - Baritone Sax, Soprano Sax, Flute Dick Hafer - Tenor Sax, Flute Charlie Mariano - Alto Sax Rolf Ericson - Trumpet Richard Williams - Trumpet Quentin Jackson - Trombone Don Butterfield - Contrabass Trombone, Tuba Jay Berliner - Guitar Jaki Byard - Piano Dannie Richmond - Drums On A2, A4, B1, B2, & B3 Charles Mingus - Bass Dick Hafer - Tenor Sax, Flute, Clarinet Jerome Richardson - Baritone Sax, Soprano Sax, Flute Booker Ervin - Tenor Sax Eric Dolphy - Alto Sax, Flute Eddie Preston - Trumpet Richard Williams - Trumpet Britt Woodman - Trombone Don Butterfield - Tuba Jaki Byard - Piano Walter Perkins - Drums
Side A
1. II B.S.
2. I X Love
3. Celia
4. Mood Indigo
Side B
1. Better Get Hit In Yo' Soul
2. Theme For Lester Young
3. Hora Decubitus
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