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Charles Mingus - The Jazz Workshop Concerts 1964-65 [7CD BoxSet] (2012) {Mosaic Records}

Charles Mingus - The Jazz Workshop Concerts 1964-65 [7CD BoxSet] (2012) {Mosaic Records}
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Jazz / Post-Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz / Bass

We are pleased to announce "Charles Mingus - The Jazz Workshop Concerts 1964-65 (Town Hall, Amsterdam, Monterey '64, Monterey '65 & Minneapolis)." It chronicles the essential live performances of this genius of modern music as his compositions achieved a depth and complexity we would come to know as Mingus's most signature work. It includes (on the earlier recordings) the brilliant Eric Dolphy, along with Jaki Byard, Dannie Richmond, Johnny Coles, and Clifford Jordan – certainly one of the best assemblages of musicians ever. And the music, recorded across the world's concert stages and intended for release by Charles Mingus Enterprises, dashes once and for all every previously-held notion about what is, and isn't, jazz.
Mingus Dynasty - Chair In The Sky (1979) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remastered}

Mingus Dynasty - Chair In The Sky (1979) {2013 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit Remastered}
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© 1979, 2013 Elektra / Warner Japan / WEA / Rhino | WPCR-27440 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Post Bop / Progressive Jazz

Features 24 bit remastering and comes with a mini-description. After bassist/composer Charles Mingus' death on January 5, 1979, a reunion band featuring some of his former sidemen called Mingus Dynasty was formed. Cut just six months after the bassist's demise, this album was the first Mingus Dynasty recording, and it has its moments. Such alumni as altoist John Handy, trombonist Jimmy Knepper, trumpeter Jimmy Owens, and tenorman Joe Farrell meet up with two members of Mingus' last major band (pianist Don Pullen and drummer Dannie Richmond), plus bassist Charlie Haden, who ably fills in for the late bandleader.
Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady / Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963-64) {Impulse! 2-on-1 rel 2011}

Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady / Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963-64) {Impulse! 2-on-1 Series Remaster rel 2011}
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© 1963-64, 2011 Impulse! / Verve / Universal Music | 06025 2780953
Jazz / Progressive Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Modern Big Band / Post Bop / Bass / Piano

Of all the titles in the Impulse! 2 on 1 series, this volume may be the very finest. It pairs two indisputable classic Charles Mingus titles – both of which have endured for nearly 50 years – that were cut during the same year. While The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady was recorded on January 20, 1963, the recording that ended up as Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus was begun that very day, but not finished until September. The former album is rightly regarded as one of (if not the) Mingus' masterpieces for its use of colors, tonalities, expansive harmonies, and the juxtaposition of numerous aspects of the jazz tradition – from Ellingtonian swing to hard bop, to West Coast and new-thing jazz – employing a vocal chorus, and even Latin and flamenco flourishes in a single conceptual work played by an 11-piece orchestra.
Charles Mingus - In A Soulful Mood (1960) {Music Club-Candid MCI 50004 rel 1996}

Charles Mingus - In A Soulful Mood (1960) {Music Club-Candid MCI 50004 rel 1996}
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© 1960, 1996 Music Club / Candid | MCI 50004
Jazz / Post Bop / Bass

Very nice set of Mingus' legendary Candid recordings – produced in 1960, after Mingus angrily departed Columbia records, and was finally given the freedom to work in the way that he wanted. The recordings are some of Mingus best – and they feature a righteous anger and sheer jazz power that's unmatched by few other recordings.
Charles Mingus - Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963) [Analogue Productions 2010] PS3 ISO + FLAC {RE-UP}

Charles Mingus - Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963) [APO Remaster 2010]
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Charles Mingus - Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963) [Reissue 2006] (Repost)

Charles Mingus - Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (1963) [Reissue 2006]
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Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Verve/Impulse! (0602517036963)

Having completed what he (and many critics) regarded as his masterwork in The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady, Charles Mingus' next sessions for Impulse found him looking back over a long and fruitful career. Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus is sort of a "greatest hits revisited" record, as the bassist revamps or tinkers with some of his best-known works. The titles are altered as well - "II B.S." is basically "Haitian Fight Song" (this is the version used in the late-'90s car commercial); "Theme for Lester Young" is "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat"; "Better Get Hit in Your Soul" adds a new ending, but just one letter to the title; "Hora Decubitus" is a growling overhaul of "E's Flat Ah's Flat Too"; and "I X Love" modifies "Nouroog," which was part of "Open Letter to Duke"…

Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um (1959) {Japan Mastersound SRCS 9201}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Sept. 13, 2017
Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um (1959) {Japan Mastersound SRCS 9201}

Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um (1959) {Japan Mastersound SRCS 9201}
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© 1959, 1997 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | Mastersound | SRCS 9201 | Mini LP
Jazz / Hard Bop / Bop / Bass

Charles Mingus' debut for Columbia, Mingus Ah Um is a stunning summation of the bassist's talents and probably the best reference point for beginners. While there's also a strong case for The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady as his best work overall, it lacks Ah Um's immediate accessibility and brilliantly sculpted individual tunes. Mingus' compositions and arrangements were always extremely focused, assimilating individual spontaneity into a firm consistency of mood, and that approach reaches an ultra-tight zenith on Mingus Ah Um.

Charles Mingus - Kind of Mingus (2009) 10 CD Box Set  Music

Posted by Designol at May 14, 2015
Charles Mingus - Kind of Mingus (2009) 10 CD Box Set

Charles Mingus - Kind of Mingus (2009) 10 CD Box Set
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Genre: Avant-Garde Jazz, Hard Bop, Post Bop | Label: House Of Jazz/T2 Entertainment | # 220120 | Time: 08:03:52

2009 exclusive 53-tracks 10-CD album set, offering a fine selection of recordings from the legendary jazz bassist, spanning the period 1954 to '64; presented in sealed clamshell box.

Charles Mingus - Mingus In Greenwich Village (2005)  Music

Posted by robi62 at Sept. 22, 2013
Charles Mingus - Mingus In Greenwich Village (2005)

Charles Mingus - Mingus In Greenwich Village (2005)
Video: PAL, MPEG-2 at 8 460 Kbps, 720 x 576 (1.333) at 25.000 fps | Audio: AC-3 2 channels at 224 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Jazz | Label: Rhapsody Films | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 24 Mar 2005 | Runtime: 58 min. | 3,62 GB (DVD5)
Subtitles: French, Spanish

Mingus In Greenwich Village may not win him admirers or offer much insight about his music, but the documentary offers a powerful look into the soul of the legendary bassist. Then again, it may come as little shock to those familiar with his autobiography "Beneath The Underdog," where he plays loose with facts and seems to focus more on his torturous relationships with women than his music. The 58-minute black-and-white film, shot mostly by a University of New York student, centers on the evening wait in November of 1966, interspersed with a few performances and clips of events related to Mingus' comments.
Charles Mingus - 7 Atlantic Album Collection (1956-61) [7CD] {2007 Japan Mini LP Remaster} [combined repost]

Charles Mingus - 7 Atlantic Album Collection (1957-61) [7CD] {2007 Japan Mini LP Remaster}
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© 2007 Atlantic / Warner Music Japan | WPCR-25143~49 | 24-bit remaster
Jazz / Post Bop / Bass

Pithecanthropus Erectus was Charles Mingus' breakthrough as a leader, the album where he established himself as a composer of boundless imagination and a fresh new voice that, despite his ambitiously modern concepts, was firmly grounded in jazz tradition. Mingus truly discovered himself after mastering the vocabularies of bop and swing, and with Pithecanthropus Erectus he began seeking new ways to increase the evocative power of the art form and challenge his musicians (who here include altoist Jackie McLean and pianist Mal Waldron) to work outside of convention.