The Great Concert Of Charles Mingus is a live recording by the Charles Mingus Quintet.
It was recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, France on April 19, 1964.
Playing on the album are:
Eric Dolphy – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Flute
Clifford Jordan – Tenor Saxophone
Jaki Byard – Piano
Charles Mingus – Bass
Dannie Richmond – Drums
Johnny Coles guest starred on trumpet on So Long Eric.
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Songs On The Great Concert Of Charles Mingus
A.T.F.W. (Art Tatum Fats Waller) – 4:17
Presentation Of Musicians: Johnny Cole’s Trumpet – 1:08
So Long Eric (Don’t Stay Over There Too Long) – 21:47
Orange Was The Colour Of Her Dress Then Blue Silk – 14:29
Fables Of Faubus – 27:48
Sophisticated Lady – 7:54
Parkeriana – 27:03
Meditations On Integration (Or For A Pair Of Wire-Cutters) – 22:45
I’m not keen on experimental jazz myself but plenty of other people rave about this album in particular and Charles Mingus in general. This is one of those albums that I wish I liked.
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