Charles Mingus ‘Changes One’ is an album recorded on December 27, 28 & 30, 1974 with Jack Walrath, George Adams, Don Pullen and Dannie Richmond.
Track Listing : 1.Remember Rockefeller At Attica (Charles Mingus) – 05:56 . 2.Sue’S Changes (Charles Mingus) – 17:04 . 3.Devil Blues (George Adams, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Charles Mingus) – 09:24 . 4.Duke Ellington’S Sound Of Love (Charles Mingus) – 12:04
Musicians : Jack Walrath – Trumpet . George Adams – Tenor Saxophone . Don Pullen – Piano . Dannie Richmond – Drums
Production : Produced By Ilhan Mimaroglu . Gene Paul – Engineer
Package : David Gahr – Photography . Nat Hentoff – Liner Notes . Paula Scher – Cover Design
Recorded On December 27, 28 & 30, 1974 At Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City.
Released On October 1, 1975 By Atlantic.
Changes One, like it’s companion piece, Changes Two, would be the last time Mingus operated at full strength as a composer and arranger. […]
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“Sue’s Changes” is tremendous, especially Don Pullen’s breakaway portion. “Devil Blues” is hilarious, funny vocal. Kind of medium the rest of the way. […]
The band has the adventurous spirit and chance-taking approach of Charles Mingus‘ best groups, making this an easily recommended example of the great bandleader’s music. […]