Charles Mingus

The Clown + Pithecanthropus Erectus (PWR 27370)

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The Clown + Pithecanthropus Erectus

Charles Mingus

Poll Winners Records

8436559464697

PWR 152360

PWR 27370

JAZZ

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CD 9,99 €

2 ALBUMS ON 1 CD

INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET WITH RARE PHOTOS, ORIGINAL ARTWORK,
AND THE ORIGINAL AS WELL AS UPDATED LINER NOTES

This release contains two of Charles Mingus’ most celebrated albums in their entireties: "The Clown" (Atlantic 1260), and "Pithecanthropus Erectus" (Atlantic 1237). All but one of the songs included here are original compositions by Mingus. These sides feature first class soloists like Jackie McLean, Jimmy Knepper, J.R. Monterose and Mal Waldron.

PERSONNEL:

TRACKS [1-4]: THE CLOWN

CHARLES MINGUS, bass & leader
SHAFI HADI, alto sax; tenor sax on “The Clown” only
JIMMY KNEPPER, valve trombone
WADE LEGGE, piano
DANNIE RICHMOND, drums
JEAN SHEPHERD, narration on “The Clown”
New York, February 13 (track 4) & March 12 (tracks 1-3), 1957.

TRACKS [5-8]: PITHECANTHROPUS ERECTUS

CHARLES MINGUS, bass & leader
JACKIE McLEAN, alto sax
J.R. MONTEROSE, tenor sax
MAL WALDRON, piano
WILLIE JONES, drums
New York, January 30, 1956.

TRACKS:

01.HAITIAN FIGHT SONG
02.BLUE CEE
03.REINCARNATION OF A LOVEBIRD
04.THE CLOWN
05.PITHECANTHROPUS ERECTUS
06.A FOGGY DAY
07.PROFILE OF JACKIE
08.LOVE CHANT

TOTAL TIME: 77:12 Min.