Charles Mingus record ‘Mingus at Antibes’ at the Antibes Jazz Festival (1960)

Charles Mingus‘ ‘Mingus at Antibes’ is a double album recorded at the Antibes Jazz Festival on July 13, 1960 and released in 1976 By Atlantic.


Charles Mingus record ‘Mingus at Antibes’ at the Antibes Jazz Festival (1960)

1 . I’ll Remember April (w/ Bud Powell, LIVE ’60)

2 . I’ll Remember April (Antibes, Jazz Festival)

Track Listing : 1.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (Charles Mingus) – 11:54 . 2.Prayer For Passive Resistance (Charles Mingus) – 08:06 . 3.What Love? (Charles Mingus) – 13:34 . 4.I’Ll Remember April (Gene De Paul) (Charles Mingus) – 13:39 . 5.Folk Forms I (Charles Mingus) – 11:08 . 6.Better Git Hit In Your Soul (Charles Mingus) – 11:00

Jean-Pierre Leloir

Musicians : Charles Mingus – Bass, Piano On (1 – 6) . Ted Curson – Trumpet . Eric Dolphy – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet On (3) . Booker Ervin – Tenor Saxophone On (3) . Dannie Richmond – Drums . Bud Powell – Piano On (4)

Production : Produced By Nesuhi Ertegün Elliott Federman – Engineer

Package : Geoff Gans – Art Direction . Jean-Pierre Leloir asterisques RVM – Photography . Robert Palmer – Liner Notes

Recorded On July 13, 1960 At The Antibes Jazz Festival.

Released In 1976 By Atlantic.

(Source Charles Mingus – Mingus at Antibes | The Official Site)

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burtonrulez @ RateYourMusic
Coltrane’s prays in terms of free, abstract, otherworldly sounds. Mingus prays with a more down to earth soulfulness which to me is more human and therefore more comprehensible to me. This album is extremely spiritual and I like it a lot. […]

All About Jazz
Sure it is easy to conjure up the obvious— this music is based in the most basic of African- Americ tradtions— African polyrhythm, Americal Black Gospel, The Blues, Big Band. Mingus no more gave a shit about those titles than the man in the moon. He was out to make music. Perhaps a synthesis of all of the above, but his unique voice nevertheless. […]

Jazzbo Notes
Then there’s the standard I’ll Remember April, which I’m sure was chosen to accomodate guest pianist Bud Powell. Powell is not at his best here, fumbling at the notes a little bit, playing behind the beat, but I enjoyed his playing anyway. Mingus has fun with the arrangement. […]


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