5 STARS DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE
INCLUDES 5 BONUS TRACKS
Presented here is Charles Mingus’ complete original classic album "Tijuana Moods" (RCA Victor LPM-2533), featuring an all-star group including Jimmy Knepper, Clarence Shaw and Curtis Porter. “A Colloquial Dream”, from the same sessions but not included on the original LP, has been added as a bonus, along with four Mingus compositions from a date recorded the following month with almost the same personnel. The latter session includes a different version of “A Colloquial Dream”, which was retitled “Scenes in the City”.
CHARLES MINGUS, bass & leader
JIMMY KNEPPER, trombone
CURTIS PORTER, alto sax
CLARENCE SHAW, trumpet
DANNIE RICHMOND, drums
FRANKIE DUNLOP, percussion
YSABEL MOREL, castanets
LONNIE ELDER, voice & narration
New York, July 18 & August 6, 1957.
(*) BONUS TRACKS (6-10):
: From the same sessions, but not included on the original LP.
[7-10]: Charles Mingus (b, ldr), Jimmy Knepper (tb),
Curtis Porter (as & ts), Clarence Shaw (tp), Bob Hammer or Horace Parlan (p),
Dannie Richmond (d), Melvin Stewart (narration on 7 only).
New York, October 1957.INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLETTRACKS
01. DIZZY MOODS
02. YSABEL’S TABLE DANCE
03. TIJUANA GIFT SHOP
04. LOS MARIACHIS (THE STREET MUSICIANS)
06. A COLLOQUIAL DREAM [SCENES IN THE CITY] (*)
07. SCENES IN THE CITY (*)
08. NEW YORK SKETCHBOOK (*)
09. DUKE’S CHOICE (*)
10. SLIPPERS (*)
TOTAL TIME: 78:09 Min.