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Mingus ah um [sound recording] / Charles Mingus.

Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979 (Composer, Performer). Handy, John, 1933- (Performer). Ervin, Booker. (Added Author). Hadi, Shafi, 1929- (Performer). Knepper, Jimmy, 1927-2003 (Performer). Dennis, Willie. (Added Author). Parlan, Horace. (Added Author). Richmond, Dannie. (Added Author).

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 000126084 Music Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 sound disc (1 hr. 13 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia/Legacy, 1998.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Jazz.
"All compositions by Charles Mingus"--Insert.
"First time on CD in unedited form" (tracks 2,3,5, and 6) ; "Bonus track not on original LP" (tracks 10, 11 and 12)--Case insert.
Originally released 1959, 1979, and 1993.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Diane Dorr-Dorynek, from 1959 LP, and Brian Priestley (22 p. : ports.)--inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Better git it in your soul (7:21) -- Goodbye pork pie hat (5:42) -- Boogie stop shuffle (4:59) -- Self-portrait in three colors (3:08) -- Open letter to Duke (5:49) -- Bird calls (6:18) -- Fables of Faubus (8:13) -- Pussy cat dues (9:13) -- Jelly roll (6:15) -- Pedal point blues (6:28) -- GG train (4:37) -- Girl of my dreams (4:08).
Participant or Performer Note:
Charles Mingus, bass ; John Handy, alto and tenor saxophone, clarinet ; Booker Ervin, tenor saxophone ; Shafi Hadi, alto and tenor saxophone ; Jimmy Knepper, Willie Dennis, trombones ; Horace Parlan, piano ; Dannie Richmond, drums.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded May 5 and 12, 1959, at 30th Street Studio, New York City.
System Details Note:
Compact disc.
Subject: Jazz > 1951-1960.
Jazz > 1951-1960.
Jazz.