Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Three’ (also referred to as ‘Trio’) for Jubilee (1957)

Charles Mingus‘ ‘Mingus Three’ (also referred to as ‘Trio’) is an album recorded on July 9, 1957 with pianist Hampton Hawes and drummer Dannie Richmond and released the same year by Jubilee.

Track Listing : 1.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 04:13 . 2.Back Home Blues (Charles Mingus) – 05:29 . 3.I Can’T Get Started (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) – 06:28 . 4.Hamp’S New Blues (Hampton Hawes) – 03:52 . 5.Summertime (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) – 04:28 . 6.Dizzy Moods (Charles Mingus) – 06:51 . 7.Laura (Johnny Mercer, David Raksin) – 06:33

Musicians : Charles Mingus – Bass . Hampton Hawes – Piano . Dannie Richmond – Drums

Production : Produced By Charles Mingus

Recorded On July 9, 1957.

Released In 1957 By Jubilee.

(Source Charles Mingus‘ ‘Mingus Three’ (also referred to as ‘Trio’) | Mingus Three | The Official Site Charles Mingus)


Some six years later, Mingus, Duke Ellingtonand Max Roach would record the controversial trio effort Money Jungle, so in many ways this album is a prelude to that all-star combination, both one-shots and definitely sidebars to the careers of all of these brilliant jazzmen. […]

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This is a killer trio date, emphasizing the blues seen from all angles and at all tempos. I literally grew up with this date and have listened to it for many years. “Yesterdays” is a surprise and gives everyone a chance to give excellent solos. Richmond is in a very melodic mood on this date. […]

Charles Mingus‘ ‘Mingus Three’ (also referred to as ‘Trio’)


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