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Blues & roots [sound recording] / Charles Mingus.

Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979 (Composer, Instrumentalist).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library MUSIC MINGUS 000108503 Music Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Atlantic, [1987?], [1960]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Atlantic: 781 336-2 (additional number: 1305-2).
Blues and jazz music.
Compact disc ; analog recording.
Program notes by Charles Mingus ([4] p.)--inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Wednesday night prayer meeting (5:39) -- Cryin' blues (4:58) -- Moanin' (7:57) -- Tensions (6:27) -- My jelly roll soul (6:47) -- E's flat ah's flat too (6:37).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Produced by Nesuhi Ertegun.
Participant or Performer Note:
Charles Mingus, bass ; Jackie McLean, John Handy, alto saxophone ; Brooker Ervin, tenor saxophone ; Pepper Adams, baritone saxophone ; Jimmy Knepper, Willie Dennis, trombones ; Horace Parlan, Mal Waldron, piano ; Dannie Richmond, drums.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded Feb. 4, 1959, at Atlantic Studios, New York, N.Y.
Summary, etc.:
Mingus answered critics who said his amibitious, evocative music didn't swing enough by releasing an album going back to the earliest of black musical exression, the blues and New Orleans jazz, and may possibly be one of his finest.
Subject: Blues (Music) > 1951-1960.
Jazz > 1951-1960.
Double bass with jazz ensemble.
Blues (Music)
Double bass with jazz ensemble.