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Charles Mingus - The Wild Bass album

Charles Mingus - The Wild Bass album
  • Performer Charles Mingus
  • Title The Wild Bass
  • Country US
  • Style Post Bop, Modal
  • Other formats AAC MMF MIDI MP1 VQF WMA DMF
  • Genre Jazz
  • Size MP3 1963 mb
  • Size FLAC 1307 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 479

The Clown is an album by Charles Mingus released in September 1957 on Atlantic Records as SD-1260. It is the follow-up to 1956's Pithecanthropus Erectus and features the improvised narration of Jean Shepherd. All the tracks were recorded on March 12, 1957, except for "The Clown", recorded on February 13 of the same year.

Mingus (Charles Mingus album). Mingus is an album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus. The album was recorded in October and November 1960 in New York for Nat Hentoff's Candid label. At this time Mingus was working regularly with a piano-less quartet featuring Eric Dolphy, Ted Curson and Dannie Richmond, as heard on the Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus album also recorded in November 1960.

Charles Mingus, Lionel Hampton, Earl 'Fatha' Hines. Simply the Best, Vol. 1. Charles Mingus. Charles Mingus - The Classy Catalogue Recordings Series. 2014 Original Album Plus Bonus Tracks 1960. Reincarnation of a Love Bird. Charles Mingus, Eric Dolphy. Jazz Artists Guild, Charles Mingus, Eric Dolphy. Enjoy Great Jazz - Vo.

Charlie Mingus Cecil Taylor. Burning Desire Records mbdrmo1o. The Charles Mingus Memorial Album. Musica Jazz 2 MJP 1067. Live at Birdland 1962. BYG Records (Toho) YX-7009 THLM-7131. Charles Mingus Live with Eric Dolphy. Recd’d Live 7/13/60 Antibes. Everest Records Productions FS-235. Upfront Records (Springboard) UPF-180. Affinity Release AFF86. Charles Mingus Sextet East Coasting. Recd’d 8/57 NYC. Unique Jazz UJ 007-8.

Artist: Charles Mingus. Red Norvo Trio Move featuring Charles Mingus on bass and Tal Farlow on guitar. 1956 Vinyl LP Savoy MG 12088. Engineered by Rudy Van Gelder. RVG In dead wax. Condition is NM/VG+, vinyl/Cover. Charles Mingus - Black Saint & the Sinner Lady.

Charles Mingus’ back catalogue is a rip-roaring ride. It’s wild, unpredictable, unstable, hostile and brilliantly imaginative. It’s everything you would expect from a man like Mingus. Originally studying the trombone and cello, Mingus was a t who transitioned to the double bass, which eventually became his musical motif. Mingus was widely noted to be a phenomenon on the double bass, eventually touring with Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton and Duke Ellington before crafting his own compositions and leading his own bands. Mingus embodied hard work and self-development, resulting in a body of work surpassing over 250 releases. He poured his heart and his soul into his craft, creating a varied and sublime list of releases.

Charles Mingus is on the track Conception a 1951 track on the early Prestige Album Dig which also includes Sonny Rollins. Mingus plays piano on the track Smooch on the Prestige Album Blue Haze (John Lewis is on the remainder). Although Mingus is best known for his band leading, arranging and bass virtuoso skill, he was also a very skilled pianist. Smooch is an early example of his piano playing, he was later to record a full piano album on the lmpulse label

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Summertime
Music By – G. Gershwin*Written-By – Du Bose Heyward*
A2 Yesterdays
Songwriter – J. Kern*, O. Harbach*
A3 I Can't Get Started
Music By – V. Duke*Written-By – I. Gershwin*
A4 Hamp's New Blues
Composed By – H. Hawes*
A1 Back Home Blues
Composed By – C. Mingus*
B2 Dizzy Moods
Composed By – C. Mingus*
B3 Laura
Music By – D. Raksin*Written-By – J. Mercer*

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Vogue P.I.P.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Jubilee Records
  • Printed By – Imprimerie Saint-Roch

Credits

  • Bass – Charles Mingus
  • Drums – Danny Richmond*
  • Piano – Hampton Hawes

Notes

Grey cassette with black print.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: SACEM, SACD, SDRM, SGDL
  • Other (Distribution code): VG 505

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
JLP 1054 Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* - Mingus Three ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Jubilee JLP 1054 US 1957
YW-7566-RO Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* - Mingus Three ‎(LP, Album, Mono, TP) Jubilee YW-7566-RO Japan 1977
UPS-506-J Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* - Mingus Three ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Jubilee UPS-506-J Japan 1972
JLP 1054, JGM 1054 Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* Charles Mingus With Hampton Hawes & Danny Richmond* - Mingus Three ‎(LP, Album, Mono, RP) Jubilee, Jubilee JLP 1054, JGM 1054 US 1959
WPCR-29021 Charles Mingus Mingus Three ‎(CD, Album, Mono, Ltd, RE, RM, SHM) Jubilee WPCR-29021 Japan 2016