Charles Mingus — Presents Charles Mingus


Limited Edition 180-Gram Audiophile Vinyl with Deluxe Gatefold Sleeve

Featuring photography by William Claxton

Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus is an album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus, recorded in 1960 and released in 1961. The quartet of Mingus, Eric Dolphy, Ted Curson and Dannie Richmond constituted Mingus’ core working band at the time, and had been performing the material on this album for weeks at The Showplace in New York. To recreate this atmosphere, Mingus introduces the songs as if he were speaking to the audience, even admonishing them to not applaud or rattle their glasses.

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Side A:

  1. Folk Forms, No. 1 (13:05)
  2. Original Faubus Fables (9:07)

Side B:

  1. What Love (15:23)
  2. All The Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud’s Wife Was Your Mother (8:36)

Recorded October 20, 1960, in New York, and featuring:

  • Charles Mingus on Bass (& Leader)
  • Eric Dolphy on Alto Sax & Bass Clarinet
  • Ted Curson on Trumpet
  • Dannie Richmond on Drums

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