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Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. May 22,  · Charles Mingus had a lengthy career that saw him as one of the premier double bass players in jazz for decades. This album is a hard one to listen to even if you are familiar with the idiosyncrasies of modern jazz. Its very lengthy even for a jazz album for its time periodwhich can be hard on listeners/5().
  2. There was no one more multi-faceted than Mingus between the s and s and of his many albums, Mingus Ah Um () is considered to be a jazz classic. When Columbia first issued this album, 6 of the 9 tracks were shortened drastically to fit them on the LP.
  3. Right Now: Live at the Jazz Workshop. Right Now: Live at the Jazz Workshop is a live album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus recorded in San Francisco in and released on the Fantasy label in All compositions by Charles Mingus. Pithecanthropus Erectus is a album by jazz composer and bassist Charles Mingus.
  4. The Ultimate Version of Landmark Album: Deluxe Audiophile Set Strictly Limited to 6, Numbered Copies (Limit Two Per Customer) "Better Git It in Your Soul" not only serves as the name of the inviting, holler-appointed opening track of Charles Mingus' Mingus Ah Um.
  5. Mingus Ah Um was Charles Mingus 's first album for Columbia released in It is a personal work which sees the double bass player and bandleader look back upon his childhood assisted by an all star group including Jimmy Knepper and Brooker Ervin. It contains some of his most enduring tracks and is widely regarding as a masterpiece.9/10(2).
  6. Mingus Ah Um, the artist’s debut for Columbia is one of the most consequential albums in jazz or any other ovapnedatacankeynalcobbchiheakerp.coinfo release is part of the Library of Congress National Recording Registry and has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat”, “Boogie Stomp Shuffle”, “Open Letter To The Duke” the release is packed with classics and is a best-selling.
  7. this collection features three Lps:the classic "Ah-Um", the lesser known but marvellous big band "Mingus Dynasty", + fascinating "Alternative Takes". original artwork,extensive detailed booklet notes, many unseen photos of the big man - all make this ridiculously cheap 3 cd collection - the real deal. the music should be by now be familiar to most jazz fans - ie /5(70).
  8. It is gram, contrary to what another reviewer wrote. The big surprise was the red Columbia label with the 6 eyes. Vinyl is beautiful and plays well. As far as Mingus, you either like him or don’t. He’s all over the place on this album. It’s a mix of be bop, soft bop, hard bop, and a little bit of old 30’s Chicago jazz. Ah Um indeed/5().
  9. Professional Reviews: Down Beat (p) – stars out of 5 — “ MINGUS AH UM combined the ferocity, elegance and sheer brilliance of Mingus’ pen and bandleading.” Format: Vinyl (1 Disc) Studio/Live: Studio. Guest Artist: Horace Parlan; Booker Ervin; Dannie Richmond. Release Date: 24 June, Label: Classic Jazz VinylPrice: $

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