Charles Mingus finishes the recordings of the album ‘Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus’ that features a large ensemble of brass and saxophones (1963)

Charles Mingus’ ‘Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus’ is an album recorded with a large ensemble of brass and saxophones, on January 20 & September 20, 1963 and released the same year by Impulse!

Track Listing : 1.Ii B.S. (Charles Mingus) – 04:48 . 2.I X Love (Charles Mingus) – 07:41 . 3.Celia (Charles Mingus) – 06:14 . 4.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington,Barney Bigard) – 04:45 . 5.Better Get Hit In Yo’ Soul (Charles Mingus) – 06:30 . 6.Theme For Lester Young (Charles Mingus) – 05:51 . 7.Hora Decubitus (Charles Mingus) – 04:41

Musicians : Charles Mingus – Bass . Richard Williams – Trumpet . Don Butterfield – Tuba . Jerome Richardson – Soprano, Baritone Saxes, Flute . Dick Hafer – Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Flute . Jaki Byard – Piano . Eddie Preston – Trumpet On (1 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Britt Woodman – Trombone On (1 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Booker Ervin – Tenor Sax On (1 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Eric Dolphy – Alto Sax, Flute, Bass Clarinet On (1 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Walter Perkins – Drums On (1 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Rolf Ericson – Trumpet On (2 -3) . Quentin Jackson – Trombone On (2 -3) . Charlie Mariano – Alto Sax On (2 -3) . Jay Berliner – Guitar On (2 -3) . Dannie Richmond – Drums On (2 -3)

Production : Produced By Bob Thiele . Bob Hammer . Bob Simpson – Engineer

Arrangements : Bob Hammer

Package : Joe Alper – Photography . Jason Claiborne – Design . Nat Hentoff – Liner Notes . Hollis King – Art Direction

Recorded In April/May 1964 At Impulse!.

Releasedin 1963 by Impulse!.

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Sputnikmusic.com
With that said, the album Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus, which will hereafter be known as Mingus x5, is really a 45 minute summation of Mingus’ wide range of these techniques, influencesand styles […]

allmusic
It closes out the most productive and significant chapter of his careerand one of the most fertile, inventive hot streaks of any composer in jazz history. […]

timregler @ RateYourMusic
It’s worth pondering just what kind of music Charles Mingus would have made, had Duke Ellington not been born. Of course, without the Duke, where indeed would music, especially Jazz done in the last 50 years of the century? Duke is all over this album. You could just as easily call it Duke, Duke, Duke, Duke, Duke. […]

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