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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Charles Mingus was a jazz giant, even if most of the world had no idea, and his broad and varied compositional touch and immense social and musical vision made him a maverick even when he was trying to stitch the past and the future of jazz all together, hanging on to the old while inventing the new, a difficult hat trick that he pulled off more often than he didn't. This set collects 1959's brilliant Mingus Ah Um featuring the classics "Better Git It in Your Soul" and "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" and Mingus Dynasty "Mood Indigo" albums with 1962's it was actually recorded five years earlier in 1957 Tijuana Moods "Dizzy Moods" in a single package, a combination that works well,...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Charles Mingus was a jazz giant, even if most of the world had no idea, and his broad and varied compositional touch and immense social and musical vision made him a maverick even when he was trying to stitch the past and the future of jazz all together, hanging on to the old while inventing the new, a difficult hat trick that he pulled off more often than he didn't. This set collects 1959's brilliant Mingus Ah Um featuring the classics "Better Git It in Your Soul" and "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" and Mingus Dynasty "Mood Indigo" albums with 1962's it was actually recorded five years earlier in 1957 Tijuana Moods "Dizzy Moods" in a single package, a combination that works well, spotlighting Mingus at one of his creative high points in the late '50s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/3/2010
  • Label: Sony Uk
  • UPC: 886977360527
  • Catalog Number: 7736052
  • Sales rank: 137,086

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Better Git It in Your Soul (7:23)
  2. 2 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (5:44)
  3. 3 Boogie Stop Shuffle (5:02)
  4. 4 Self-Portrait in Three Colors (3:10)
  5. 5 Open Letter to Duke (5:51)
  6. 6 Bird Calls (6:17)
  7. 7 Fables of Faubus (8:13)
  8. 8 Pussy Cat Dues (9:14)
  9. 9 Jelly Roll (6:17)
  10. 10 Pedal Point Blues (6:30)
  11. 11 Train (4:39)
  12. 12 Girl of My Dreams (4:10)
  13. 13 Bird Calls (4:54)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Slop (6:16)
  2. 2 Diane (7:32)
  3. 3 Song with Orange (6:50)
  4. 4 Gunslinging Bird (5:14)
  5. 5 Things Ain't What They Used to Be (7:36)
  6. 6 Far Wells, Mill Valley (6:14)
  7. 7 New Now, Know How (4:13)
  8. 8 Mood Indigo (8:13)
  9. 9 Put Me in That Dungeon (2:53)
  10. 10 Strollin' (4:32)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Dizzy Moods (5:50)
  2. 2 Ysabel's Table Dance (10:28)
  3. 3 Tijuana Gift Shop (3:52)
  4. 4 Los Mariachis (10:21)
  5. 5 Flamingo (5:40)
  6. 6 A Colloquial Dream (10:56)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charles Mingus Primary Artist, Bass, Leader
Don Ellis Trumpet
Booker Ervin Saxophone
John Handy Saxophone
Jimmy Knepper Trombone
Jerome Richardson Flute, Saxophone
Dannie Richmond Drums
Seymour Barab Cello
Maurice Brown Cello
Frankie Dunlop Percussion
Lonnie Elder Voices
Benny Golson Saxophone
Roland Hanna Piano
Ysabel Morel Castanets
Curtis Porter Alto Saxophone
Bill Triglia Piano
Dick Williams Trumpet
Danny Richmond Drums
Clarence Shaw Trumpet
Technical Credits
Charles Mingus Liner Notes
Brad McCuen Remastering
Bob Rolontz Producer
Bob Simpson Engineer
Martin Williams Liner Notes
Neil Fujita Paintings
Diane Dorr Dorynek Liner Notes
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