Charles Mingus

East Coasting by Charles Mingus (EJC 55471)

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1957

East Coasting by Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 123644

EJC 55471

JAZZ

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East Coasting by Charles Mingus

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This CD presents the complete original album East Coasting (Bethlehem BCP6019), featuring an all-star group with Jimmy Knepper, Bill Evans, Clarence Shaw and Curtis Porter, plus all existing alternate takes from the date. As a bonus, the Mingus’ superb Revelations recorded a couple of months earlier this is the only other collaboration that Mingus and Evans ever made. Also includes two long standards from the October 1957 session by Mingus’ Jazz Workshop (his own compositions from that date have been added as a bonus to Tijuana Moods on EJC 55438).

PERSONNEL:

  • CHARLES MINGUS, bass, leader
  • BILL EVANS, piano
  • CLARENCE SHAW, trumpet
  • JIMMY KNEPPER, trombone
  • SHAFI HADI [CURTIS PORTER], alto sax
  • DANNIE RICHMOND, drums

New York, August 1957.

  • BONUS:
  • [9] Charles Mingus (voice and pizzicato bass), Bill Evans (p), Art Farmer, Louis Mucci (tp), Jimmy Knepper (tb), Jimmy Buffington (fhr), John LaPorta (as), Robert Di Domenica (fl), Manuel Zegler (bsn), Hal McKusick (as), Teo Macero (bar), Teddy Charles (vib), Margaret Ross (harp), Barry Galbraith (g), Fred Zimmerman (b), Ted Sommer (d), Gunther Schuller, George Russell (arr, cond).
  • New York, June 18, 1957.
  • [10-11] Charles Mingus (b, arr, ldr), Jimmy Knepper (tb), Shafi Hadi [Curtis Porter] (as & ts), Horace Parlan (p), Dannie Richmond (d)
  • New York, October 1957.

TRACKS:

  • 1. Memories Of You
  • 2. East Coasting
  • 3. West Coast Ghost
  • 4. Celia
  • 5. Conversation
  • 6. Fifty-First Blues
  • 7. East Coasting [Alternate Take]
  • 8. Memories Of You [Alternate Take]
  • 9. Revelations
  • 10 .Woody’n You
  • 11. Billie’s Bounce
  • TOTAL TIME: 79:30 Min.