Charles Mingus - Revenge! The Legendary Paris Concerts (2CD) (1996)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 316.92 Mb (CD1) + 362.26 Mb (CD2) | 02:05:06 | Scans included
Bebop, Post-Bop, Avant-Garde Jazz | Country: US | Label: Revenge! Records (32002)
Of all of bassist Charles Mingus' bands, one of the most exciting was the sextet that he took to Europe in 1964. Consisting of the unique Eric Dolphy (on alto, bass clarinet and flute), tenor saxophonist Clifford Jordan, pianist Jaki Byard, drummer Dannie Richmond and trumpeter Johnny Coles, this band really stretched the limits of bebop. Mingus (greatly assisted by Richmond) constantly changed rhythms when the music became too comfortable and was always pushing his sidemen to play above their capabilities.