Charles Mingus Mingus At Carnegie Hall Deluxe Edition 180g 3LP
Charles Mingus Mingus At Carnegie Hall Deluxe Edition 180g 3LP Charles Mingus Mingus At Carnegie Hall Deluxe Edition 180g 3LP

Charles Mingus Mingus At Carnegie Hall Deluxe Edition 180g 3LP

Charles Mingus

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SKU:
ROGLP134
UPC:
081227890100

Deluxe Limited Edition 180g Vinyl 3LP!
Complete Set At Carnegie Hall Played In Its Original Order For The First Time!
Mastered/Lacquered & Sourced From The Original Tapes For Maximum Fidelity!
With Over 72 Minutes Of Previously Unreleased Material!

Originally recorded in January 19, 1974, Mingus At Carnegie Hall was released as a 1LP that only featured 2 long tracks ("C Jam Blues" and "Perdido") from the concert; one track per LP side, and features Jon Faddis, Charles McPherson, John Handy, George Adams, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Hamiet Bluiett, Don Pullen, and Dannie Richmond. Yet the original concert in January of '74 included 2 hours of performances, but nearly 70+ minutes were left on the cutting room floor. With jazz music on the decline in the US in the 1970s, Atlantic Records was probably concerned about releasing a 3LP set at a higher price point that only the most ardent fans would purchase at the time.

Well after 47 years and in honor of 2021's Black Music Month, Run Out Groove has righted the course of this ship, issuing the complete 1974 Mingus At Carnegie Hall album with over 72 minutes of unreleased material and putting the original running order of the concert in correct sequence. The deluxe 3LP set features never-before-seen photos taken by original photographer Gosta Peterson and new liner notes by Jazz historian and producer, Michael Cuscuna.

One of the most important figures in twentieth century American music, Charles Mingus was a virtuoso bass player, accomplished pianist, band leader and composer. Born on a military base in Nogales, Arizona in 1922 and raised in Watts, California, his earliest musical influences came from the church - choir and group singing - and from "hearing Duke Ellington over the radio when [he] was eight years old." His early professional experience, in the '40s, found him touring with bands like Louis Armstrong, Kid Ory and Lionel Hampton. Mingus' career has spanned three-decades and he collaborated with other jazz legends such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Herbie Hancock.

Mingus' compositions retain the hot and soulful feel of hard bop, drawing heavily from black gospel music and free jazz, and classical music. Because of his brilliant writing for midsize ensembles, and his catering to and emphasizing the strengths of the musicians in his groups, Mingus is often considered the heir of Duke Ellington. From the 1960s until his death in 1979 at age 56, Mingus remained in the forefront of American music. When asked to comment on his accomplishments, Mingus said that his abilities as a bassist were the result of hard work but that his talent for composition came from God. He died in Mexico on January 5, 1979, and his wife, Sue Graham Mingus, scattered his ashes in the Ganges River in India. Both New York City and Washington, D.C. honored him posthumously with a "Charles Mingus Day."

Features

  • Deluxe Limited Edition
  • 180g Vinyl
  • 3LP
  • Over 72 minutes of previously unreleased material
  • Complete 1974 set at Carnegie Hall - played in its original order for the first time
  • Mastered/Lacquered & sourced from the original tapes
  • Previously unseen photos from original photographer Gosta Peterson
  • New liner notes from jazz historian & producer, Michael Cuscuna
  • Triple gatefold

Musicians

Charles Mingus bass (all tracks)
Don Pullen piano (all tracks)
George Adams tenor saxophone (all tracks)
Jon Faddis trumpet (all tracks)
Hamiet Bluiett baritione saxophone (all tracks)
Dannie Richmond drums (all tracks)
Charles MacPherson alto saxophone ("Perdido", "C Jam Blues")
John Handy alto saxophone, tenor saxophone ("Perdido", "C Jam Blues")
Rahsaan Roland Kirk tenor saxophone, stritch ("Perdido", "C Jam Blues")

Selections

LP 1

Side One:
  1. Introduction (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)
  2. Peggy's Blue Skylight (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)
Side Two:
  1. Celia (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)

LP 2

Side Three:
  1. Fables Of Faubus (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)
Side Four:
  1. Big Alice (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)

LP 3

Side Five:
  1. Perdido
Side Six:
  1. C Jam Blues
Description

Deluxe Limited Edition 180g Vinyl 3LP!
Complete Set At Carnegie Hall Played In Its Original Order For The First Time!
Mastered/Lacquered & Sourced From The Original Tapes For Maximum Fidelity!
With Over 72 Minutes Of Previously Unreleased Material!

Originally recorded in January 19, 1974, Mingus At Carnegie Hall was released as a 1LP that only featured 2 long tracks ("C Jam Blues" and "Perdido") from the concert; one track per LP side, and features Jon Faddis, Charles McPherson, John Handy, George Adams, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Hamiet Bluiett, Don Pullen, and Dannie Richmond. Yet the original concert in January of '74 included 2 hours of performances, but nearly 70+ minutes were left on the cutting room floor. With jazz music on the decline in the US in the 1970s, Atlantic Records was probably concerned about releasing a 3LP set at a higher price point that only the most ardent fans would purchase at the time.

Well after 47 years and in honor of 2021's Black Music Month, Run Out Groove has righted the course of this ship, issuing the complete 1974 Mingus At Carnegie Hall album with over 72 minutes of unreleased material and putting the original running order of the concert in correct sequence. The deluxe 3LP set features never-before-seen photos taken by original photographer Gosta Peterson and new liner notes by Jazz historian and producer, Michael Cuscuna.

One of the most important figures in twentieth century American music, Charles Mingus was a virtuoso bass player, accomplished pianist, band leader and composer. Born on a military base in Nogales, Arizona in 1922 and raised in Watts, California, his earliest musical influences came from the church - choir and group singing - and from "hearing Duke Ellington over the radio when [he] was eight years old." His early professional experience, in the '40s, found him touring with bands like Louis Armstrong, Kid Ory and Lionel Hampton. Mingus' career has spanned three-decades and he collaborated with other jazz legends such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Herbie Hancock.

Mingus' compositions retain the hot and soulful feel of hard bop, drawing heavily from black gospel music and free jazz, and classical music. Because of his brilliant writing for midsize ensembles, and his catering to and emphasizing the strengths of the musicians in his groups, Mingus is often considered the heir of Duke Ellington. From the 1960s until his death in 1979 at age 56, Mingus remained in the forefront of American music. When asked to comment on his accomplishments, Mingus said that his abilities as a bassist were the result of hard work but that his talent for composition came from God. He died in Mexico on January 5, 1979, and his wife, Sue Graham Mingus, scattered his ashes in the Ganges River in India. Both New York City and Washington, D.C. honored him posthumously with a "Charles Mingus Day."

Features

  • Deluxe Limited Edition
  • 180g Vinyl
  • 3LP
  • Over 72 minutes of previously unreleased material
  • Complete 1974 set at Carnegie Hall - played in its original order for the first time
  • Mastered/Lacquered & sourced from the original tapes
  • Previously unseen photos from original photographer Gosta Peterson
  • New liner notes from jazz historian & producer, Michael Cuscuna
  • Triple gatefold

Musicians

Charles Mingus bass (all tracks)
Don Pullen piano (all tracks)
George Adams tenor saxophone (all tracks)
Jon Faddis trumpet (all tracks)
Hamiet Bluiett baritione saxophone (all tracks)
Dannie Richmond drums (all tracks)
Charles MacPherson alto saxophone ("Perdido", "C Jam Blues")
John Handy alto saxophone, tenor saxophone ("Perdido", "C Jam Blues")
Rahsaan Roland Kirk tenor saxophone, stritch ("Perdido", "C Jam Blues")

Selections

LP 1

Side One:
  1. Introduction (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)
  2. Peggy's Blue Skylight (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)
Side Two:
  1. Celia (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)

LP 2

Side Three:
  1. Fables Of Faubus (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)
Side Four:
  1. Big Alice (Previously Unavailable On Vinyl)

LP 3

Side Five:
  1. Perdido
Side Six:
  1. C Jam Blues
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Charles Mingus
Title
Mingus At Carnegie Hall (Deluxe)
Composer
Additional Artists
Don Pullen, George Adams, Jon Faddis, Hamiet Bluiett, Dannie Richmond
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
05-06-2021
Release Date
07-14-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Expected On 10-21-2021
Format
Vinyl
EXPECT_ON
2021-10-21 00:00:00.000
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