Charles Mingus Catalog

1945 (age 23)

Russell Jacquet - Penny's Worth Of Boogie / Look What You've Done To Me  (Globe 105)

Calvin Boaz (trumpet) Russell Jacquet (trumpet, vocals) Teddy Edwards (alto saxophone) Maurice Simon (tenor saxophone) Arthur Dennis (baritone saxophone) Bill Davis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Chico Hamilton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, early 1945
APP6APenny's Worth Of Boogie
APP6BLook What You've Done To Me

Various Artists - McGhee Special  (Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB 20)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) Vernon Biddle (piano) Stanley Morgan (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Nathan McFay (drums)
Hollywood, CA, May, 1945
JM2Deep Meditation

Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49  (Uptown UPCD 27.48)

N.R. Bates (trumpet) Maxwell Davis, William Woodman Jr. (tenor saxophone) Bob Mosley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Porter (drums) Oradell Mitchell (vocals -1,3) Everett Pettis (vocals -2)
Los Angeles, CA, circa June, 1945
1. CM132The Texas Hop
2. CM133Baby, Takes A Chance With Me
3. CM134Lonesome Woman Blues
4. CM135Swingin' An Echo
Karl George, John Plonsky (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Jewel Grant, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Gene Porter, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Buddy Harper (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Claude Trenier (vocals -1,2,4)
Los Angeles, CA, early 1946
1. OR162AAin't Jivin' Blues
2. OR162BBaby, Take A Chance With Me
3. OR163AShuffle Bass Boogie
4. OR163BWeird Nightmare
Herb Carol (baritone saxophone) Buzz Wheeler (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Warren Thompson (drums) Herb Gayle (vocals -1)
Hollywood, CA, March or August, 1946 or 1947 or January, 1949
1. O-193Pennies From Heaven
2. O-214Lyon's Roar
Karl George (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Marshall Royal (clarinet, alto saxophone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Lady Will Carr (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 6, 1946
393ASMake Believe
395ASBedspread
397AS-2Pipe Dream
Buddy Collette (clarinet, alto saxophone) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa middle 1948
Mingus Fingus (Mingus Fingers)
These Foolish Things
probably Vern Carlson (trumpet) probably Britt Woodman (trombone) unknown (tenor saxophone) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, vocals) unknown (drums) Helen Carr (vocals -1) possibly Wilbert Baranco (vocals -2)
Hollywood, CA, middle 1948
1. DH-300-ASay It Isn't So
2. DH-300-BBoppin' 'N Boston (Boppin' In Boston)
Charles Mingus (piano)
Ralph Manza's home, San Francisco, CA, February 10, 1949
arranging the intro to He's Gone
John Anderson, Buddy Childers, Hobart Dotson, Eddie Preston (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper, Marty Smith, Britt Woodman (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute, clarinet) Jewel Grant, Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet) Herb Caro (tenor saxophone, clarinet) William Green (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Callender, Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Porter (drums) Johnny Berger (percussion) and others
Hollywood, CA, spring 1949
REX28002-AThe Story Of Love
REX28014-AInspiration, Part 1
REX28014-BInspiration, Part 2

The Complete Illinois Jacquet Sessions 1945-50  (Mosaic MR6-165)

Russell Jacquet (trumpet -1, trumpet, vocals -2) John Brown (alto saxophone) Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Arthur Dennis (baritone saxophone) Bill Doggett (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Wichard (drums)
Hollywood, CA, August 2, 1945
1. S1100-1Jacquet Mood
2. S1101Wondering And Thinking Of You
Russell Jacquet (trumpet) John Brown (alto saxophone) Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Arthur Dennis (baritone saxophone) Bill Doggett (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Wichard (drums) Wynonie Harris (vocals)
S1104-3Wynonie's Blues
S1105Here Comes The Blues
omit Harris
Hollywood, CA, circa middle August, 1945
S1113Bottom's Up
S1113-6-
S1114Merle's Mood (Jacquet Mood)
S1114-2Merle's Mood
S1115What's This
Russell Jacquet (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Tom Archia, Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar) Charles Mingus or John Simmons (bass) Johnny Otis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1945
ARA1049-2Ladies Lullaby (alt. take)
ARA1049-3Ladies Lullaby
ARA1050-3Illinois Stomp (Jacquet Special)
** also issued on Mosaic MD4-165.

Rex Stewart Plays Duke Ellington/Illinois Jacquet And His All-Stars Play Uptown Jazz  (Grand Award GA 33-315)

Russell Jacquet (trumpet) John Brown (alto saxophone) Illinois Jacquet (tenor saxophone) Arthur Dennis (baritone saxophone) Bill Doggett (piano) Ulysses Livingston (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Wichard (drums)
Hollywood, CA, August 2, 1945
S1103-2Memories Of You
same personnel
Hollywood, CA, circa middle August, 1945
S1116-3Ghost Of A Chance

Ernie Andrews - You Go To My Head / Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying  (Golden Guinea 1020)

Wilbert Baranco (piano) Buddy Harper (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Ernie Andrews (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 4, 1945
GEM20-AYou Go To My Head
GEM20-BDon't Let The Sun Catch You Crying

Ernie Andrews - Paradise Lost / I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance  (Golden Guinea 1021)

Wilbert Baranco (piano) Buddy Harper (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Ernie Andrews (vocals): same session
Los Angeles, CA, October 4, 1945
GEM21-AParadise Lost
GEM21-BI Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance

Tenor Sax Of Lucky Thompson - The Beginning Years  (IAJRC CD 1001)

Karl George (trumpet) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Bob Mosley (piano) Gene Phillips (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Marion Abernathy (vocals -2,3)
Los Angeles, CA, November, 1945
1. BTJ34-3Voot Rhythm
2. BTJ35-1Stormy Mood
3. BTJ36-2/3Beggin' The Boogie
4. BTJ37-5Bee Boogie Boo

Dinah Washington Sings The Blues  (Grand Award GA 33-318)

Karl George (trumpet) Jewel Grant (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 1945
S1170-3Wise Woman Blues
S1173Chewin' Woman Blues (Chewin' Mama Blues)
Karl George (trumpet) Jewel Grant (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -1,2) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 12, 1945
1. S1175-1Rich Man's Blues
2. S1176Beggin' Woman Blues (Beggin' Mama Blues)
3. S1177All Or Nothing Blues
Karl George (trumpet) Jewel Grant (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -1) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1945
1. S1180Blues For A Day
2. S1181Pacific Coast Blues
** also issued on Grand Award GA 264-SD.

Dinah Washington - Mellow Mama  (Delmark DL-451)

Karl George (trumpet) Jewel Grant (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 1945
S1171-2Walking Blues
S1172-2No Voot - No Boot
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 12, 1945
S1174-2My Lovin' Papa
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1945
S1178Mellow Mama Blues
S1179My Voot Is Really Vout
** also issued on Delmark DD-451.

1946

Wilbert Baranco And His Rhythm Bombardiers - Hot Piano  (Tops L 1639)

Karl George, Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee, Snooky Young (trumpet) Ralph Bledsoe, Henry Coker, Vic Dickenson, George Washington (trombone) Marvin Johnson, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Freddie Simon, Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone) Wilbert Baranco (piano, vocals) Buddy Harper (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Watkins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946
BW183-2RNight And Day
BW184-2Weepin' Willie
BW185-2LEvery Time I Think Of You
BW186-2LBaranco Boogie

Lena Horne Sings And Ivie Anderson - Lena And Ivie  (Jazztone J 1262)

Karl George (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Gene Porter (tenor saxophone) Buddy Collette (baritone saxophone) Wilbert Baranco (piano, arranger) Buddy Harper (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Booker Hart (drums) Ivie Anderson (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946
BW203I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
BW204On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Ivie Anderson And Her All Stars  (Storyville (E) SLP 804)

Karl George (trumpet) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Gene Porter (tenor saxophone) Buddy Collette (baritone saxophone) Wilbert Baranco (piano, arranger) Buddy Harper (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Booker Hart (drums) Ivie Anderson (vocals): same session
Los Angeles, CA, January, 1946
BW205-1I Thought You Ought To Know
BW206-3The Voot Is Here To Stay

Charles Mingus - The Young Rebel  (Swingtime (E) ST 1010)

Vern Carlson, Miles Davis (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Boots Mussulli (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Buddy Collette (tenor saxophone, flute) Herb Carol (baritone saxophone) Buzz Wheeler (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, cello) Warren Thompson (drums) Herb Gayle (vocals -1)
Hollywood, CA, March or August, 1946 or 1947 or January, 1949
1. O-189He's Gone
2. O-190Story Of Love
Karl George (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Marshall Royal (clarinet, alto saxophone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Lady Will Carr (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Claude Trenier (vocals -1)
Los Angeles, CA, May 6, 1946
1. 394AS-2Honey, Take A Chance With Me
2. 396AS-2This Subdues My Passion
Duke Garrette (trumpet) Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Bill Dougherty (violin) Earl Hines (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Curley Hamner (drums) Wini Brown (vocals -1)
Hollywood, CA, December 31, 1947
1. SR2128Bama Lama Lam
2. SR2129Spooky Boogie
Duke Garrette (trumpet) Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Bill Dougherty (violin) Earl Hines (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Curley Hamner (drums) Wini Brown (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, December, 1947
No Good Woman Blues
Bow Legged Woman
Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Phyllis Pinkerton (piano) George Koutzen (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Levitt (drums) Jackie Paris (vocals -2)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, April 12, 1952
1. RKV5241Precognition
2. RKV5242Portrait (take 2)
Billy Taylor (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, October 16 or February 21, 1952
1102Cello Again
1104Sonny Boy
1105I'm Beginning To See The Light

Baron Mingus - God's Portrait / unknown title (not released)  (Fentone 2001)

Vern Carlson, Miles Davis (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Boots Mussulli (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Buddy Collette (tenor saxophone, flute) Herb Carol (baritone saxophone) Buzz Wheeler (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, cello) Warren Thompson (drums) Herb Gayle (vocals -1)
Hollywood, CA, March or August, 1946 or 1947 or January, 1949
1.God's Portrait
2.unknown title

Various Artists - Modern Trumpet Leaders  (IAJRC 25)

Howard McGhee, Gerald Wilson (trumpet) Vic Dickenson (trombone) Sonny Criss (alto saxophone) Teddy Edwards, James King (tenor saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, spring 1946
KFI-23333Sweet Potato
KRI-23337Hoggin'
KFI-23345Blues A La King
FKI-26610Night Mist

Lady Will Carr - After Hours / Lady Will Carr/Baron Mingus - Pipe Dream  (4 Star 1106)

Lady Will Carr (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, April 26, 1946
388AS-2After Hours

Baron Mingus - Ashby De La Zouch / Love On A Greyhound Bus  (4 Star 1105)

Karl George (trumpet) Henry Coker (trombone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Lady Will Carr (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1946
Ashby De La Zouch
Love On A Greyhound Bus

Gene Morris - Riff G.M. / Is It A Sin  (Clear Tone 501)

Walter Morris (trumpet) Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) George Williams (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Lee Williams (vocals -2) unidentified band vocals (-1)
Los Angeles, CA, late 1946
1. KI-501-ARiff G.M.
2. KI-501-BIs It A Sin

Gene Morris - G-Ing With Gene / Laughing At Life  (Clear Tone 502)

Walter Morris (trumpet) Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) George Williams (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Lee Williams (vocals -2)
Los Angeles, CA, late 1946
1. FOTO-502-AG-Ing With Gene
2. FOTO-502-BLaughing At Life
** also issued on Miltone 219.

1947

Lionel Hampton 3 - Sweatin' With Hamp 1945.1950  (MCA (F) 510.103)

Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Snooky Young (trumpet) Andrew Penn, James Robinson, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Milt Buckner (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Joe Comfort, Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
Hollywood, CA, November 3, 1947
L4528Goldwyn Stomp
Walter Williams (trumpet) replaces Young
Hollywood, CA, November 10, 1947
L4543Hawk's Nest
L4544Mingus Fingus
L4545Muchacho Azul
** also issued on MCA 1331.

Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites  (Decca DL 4296)

Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Snooky Young (trumpet) Andrew Penn, James Robinson, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Milt Buckner (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Joe Comfort, Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums): Snooky Young (trumpet) replaces Williams
Hollywood, CA, November 3, 1947
L4529Red Top
Walter Williams (trumpet) replaces Young
Hollywood, CA, November 10, 1947
L4546Midnight Sun
** also issued on Decca DL 74296.

Lionel Hampton 5 - Swinging Sessions! 1945.1950  (MCA (F) 510.117)

Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Snooky Young (trumpet) Andrew Penn, James Robinson, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Jackie Kelso (clarinet, alto saxophone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) Morris Lane, John Sparrow (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Milt Buckner (piano) Billy Mackel (guitar) Joe Comfort, Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums): Snooky Young (trumpet) replaces Williams
Hollywood, CA, November 3, 1947
L4530Giddy Up

Lionel Hampton 7 - Hamp's Small Combos 1947-1950  (MCA (F) 510.181)

Benny Bailey (trumpet -1/3) Morris Lane (tenor saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, vocals) Dodo Marmarosa (piano -1/3) Milt Buckner (piano -4) Billy Mackel (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Curley Hamner (drums) Earl Walker (drums -1/3)
Hollywood, CA, November 14, 1947
1. L4560Cherokee
2. L4561No. 2 Re-Bop And Be-Bop
3. L4562Zoo-Baba-Do-Oo-Ee
4. L4563Be-Bop's Turning Blue

1948

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948  (Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1)

Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Fats Navarro, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Charlie Harris, Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
radio broadcast, "Howard Theatre", Washington, DC, May 1, 1948
Hot House
Jimmy Nottingham (trumpet) Lester Bass (bass trumpet) Wes Montgomery (guitar) replaces Navarro, Penn, Harris
radio broadcast, Geneva, NY, July 1, 1948
Adam Blew His Hat
Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Lester Bass (bass trumpet) Sonny Craven, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Bobby Tucker (piano -1) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums) Billie Holiday (vocals -1) Wynonie Harris (vocals -2)
radio broadcast, Geneva, NY, July 7, 1948
1.I Cover The Waterfront
2.Good Rockin' Tonight
Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Jimmy Nottingham, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Lester Bass (bass trumpet) Sonny Craven, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Johnny Board, Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
radio broadcast, Geneva, NY, July 21, 1948
Brant Inn Boogie
same personnel
radio broadcast, Peoria, IL, August 4, 1948
Body And Soul
same personnel
radio broadcast, Denver, CO, August 11, 1948
Satchmo's Blues

Lionel Hampton In Concert  (Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015)

Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Fats Navarro, Leo Shepherd (trumpet) Sonny Craven, Andrew Penn, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Wormick (trombone) Ben Kynard, Bobby Plater (alto saxophone) John Sparrow, Billy Williams (tenor saxophone) Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone, piano, drums, vocals) Milt Buckner (piano) Charlie Harris, Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
radio broadcast, "Howard Theatre", Washington, DC, May 1, 1948
Adam Blew His Hat
Goldwyn Stomp

1950

The Red Norvo Trio With Tal Farlow And Charles Mingus  (Savoy SJL 2212)

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1950
D305-1Swedish Pastry (take 1)
same personnel
Chicago, IL, October 13, 1950
Mood Indigo
Prelude To A Kiss
'Deed I Do
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1951
D481-1This Can't Be Love (take 1)
D481-2This Can't Be Love (take 2)
D482-1Godchild (take 1)
D482-2Godchild (take 2)

Red Norvo - Move!  (Savoy MG 12088)

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass): same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1950
D305-2Swedish Pastry (mst. take)
D306Cheek To Cheek
D307Night And Day
D308Time And Tide
same personnel
Chicago, IL, October 13, 1950
D375 | D405September Song
D376 | D406Move
D377 | D407I've Got You Under My Skin
D378 | D409I Get A Kick Out Of You
D379 | D408I'll Remember April
D380 | D410I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
D383 | D413Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1951
D480If I Had You
D481-3This Can't Be Love (mst. take)
D482-3Godchild (mst. take)

Red Norvo/George Shearing - Midnight On Cloud 69  (Savoy MG 12093)

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass): same personnel
Chicago, IL, October 13, 1950
D381 | D411Little White Lies
D382 | D412Have You Met Miss Jones
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1951
D483-3I'm Yours

Red Norvo Trio  (Standard Q 261)

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass): same personnel
Standard Transcriptions, Chicago, IL, probably late 1950-early 1951
Tea For Two
Night And Day

The Red Norvo Trio  (Natural Organic 7001)

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass): same session
Standard Transcriptions, Chicago, IL, probably late 1950-early 1951
I Only Have Eyes For You
Budo
Good Bait
September In The Rain
C Jam Blues
Godchild
Crazy Rhythm
Where Or When
Begin The Beguine

Red Norvo Trio  (Rond-Lette A 28)

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass): same session
Standard Transcriptions, Chicago, IL, probably late 1950-early 1951
Sweet Georgia Brown
This Can't Be Love
These Foolish Things
September Song
The Blue Room
Rose Room
East Of The Sun
Honeysuckle Rose
Exactly Like You
Ay Ay Ay
Oh, Lady Be Good
Confessin'

Red Norvo Trio  (Standard Q 262)

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass): same session
Standard Transcriptions, Chicago, IL, probably late 1950-early 1951
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Swedish Pastry
Move
If I Had You
Time And Tide

Red Norvo Trio  (Standard Q 266)

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass): same session
Standard Transcriptions, Chicago, IL, probably late 1950-early 1951
Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
My Blue Heaven
I'm Yours
Sunday
Cheek To Cheek

1951

The Charles Mingus Duo And Trio - Debut Rarities, Vol. 2  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1808-2)

Spaulding Givens equal Nadi Qamar (piano -1,2,4/9) Charles Mingus (bass -1,2,4/9, piano -3)
Hollywood, CA, April, 1951
1.What Is This Thing Called Love
2.Darn That Dream
3.Yesterdays
4.Body And Soul
5.Blue Moon
6.Blue Tide
7.Darn That Dream (alt. take)
8.Jeepers Creepers (take 1)
9.Jeepers Creepers (take 2)
Spaulding Givens (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 14, 1953
Day Dream (take 1)
Day Dream (take 2)
Theme From "Rhapsody In Blue" (take 1)
Theme From "Rhapsody In Blue" (take 2)
Jet (take 1)
Jet (take 2)

Miles Davis - Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Art Blakey  (Ozone 7)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Big Nick Nicholas (tenor saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, September 29, 1951
Move (Mod)
The Squirrel
Lady Bird

Billy Taylor - Jazz At Storyville  (Roost RLP 406)

Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Marquis Foster (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, November 6, 1951
All The Things You Are
Lady Bird
Laura

Charles Mingus - Vital Savage Horizons  (Alto AL 714)

Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Marquis Foster (drums): same session
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, November 6, 1951
What Is This Thing Called Love
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch) Charles Mingus (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, October 21, 1961
Blue Cee (Improvisation) (Nouroog)
Ecclusiastics
Richard Williams (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 31, 1962
Monk, Funk Or Vice Versa (Monk, Bunk And Vice Versa)

Melvin Moore - While I'm Gone / I'll Be There  (King 4519)

unknown (flute) unknown (oboe) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Charlie Smith (drums) Melvin Moore (vocals) unidentified strings
NYC, December 18, 1951
K8150-1While I'm Gone
K8153-1I'll Be There

Melvin Moore - Possessed / Hold Me, Kiss Me, Squeeze Me  (King 4539)

unknown (flute) unknown (oboe) Terry Gibbs (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Charlie Smith (drums) Melvin Moore (vocals) unidentified strings: same session
NYC, December 18, 1951
K8151-1Possessed
K8152-1Hold Me, Kiss Me, Squeeze Me

1952 (age 30)

The Rarest On Debut: Charles Mingus  (Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001)

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Phyllis Pinkerton (piano) George Koutzen (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Levitt (drums) Jackie Paris (vocals)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, April 12, 1952
Portrait (take 1)
Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) George Gordon Jr., George Gordon, Honey Gordon, Richard Gordon (vocals)
NYC, April 29, 1953
You And Me (alt. take)
Ernie Royal (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Eddie Caine (alto saxophone, flute) Teo Macero (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Kenny Clarke (drums) Janet Thurlow (vocals -2) Paul Bley (conductor) Spaulding Givens (arranger)
NYC, October 28, 1953
1.Miss Bliss
2.Blue Tide
3.Pink Topsy (edited version)

The Charles Mingus Group Featuring Jackie Paris, The Gordons, And Bob Benton - Debut Rarities, Vol. 4  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2)

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Phyllis Pinkerton (piano) George Koutzen (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Levitt (drums) Bob Benton (vocals -1,2)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, April 12, 1952
1.I've Lost My Love (take 1)
2.I've Lost My Love (take 2)
3.Extrasensory Perception (alt. take)
Paige Brook (flute, alto saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Max Roach (drums, voice) Jackie Paris (vocals, narrator)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, September 16, 1952
E2CB6494-2Paris In Blue, Edition 1 (Orientation)
E2CB6495-2Make Believe
E2CB6497-2Montage
Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) Honey Gordon (vocals) George Gordon Jr., George Gordon, Richard Gordon (vocals -1)
NYC, April 29, 1953
1. RM509You And Me
2. RM511Cupid

Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz  (Debut DEB 198)

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Phyllis Pinkerton (piano) George Koutzen (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Levitt (drums)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, April 12, 1952
E2KB6500-1Extrasensory Perception
Paige Brook (flute, alto saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Max Roach (drums, voice) Jackie Paris (vocals, narrator)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, September 16, 1952
Paris In Blue, Edition 2
Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) Honey Gordon (vocals -2,3) George Gordon Jr., George Gordon, Richard Gordon (vocals -3)
NYC, April 29, 1953
1.Medley: You Go To My Head
2. RM508Can You Blame Me
3. RM510Bebopper
Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
I've Got You Under My Skin
Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Kai's Kid (Kai's Day)
Ernie Royal (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Eddie Caine (alto saxophone, flute) Teo Macero (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Kenny Clarke (drums) Janet Thurlow (vocals) Paul Bley (conductor) Spaulding Givens (arranger)
NYC, October 28, 1953
Eclipse
Paul Bley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1953
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Louis Mucci (trumpet) unknown (trombone) unknown (French horn) Julius Baker (flute) unknown (oboe) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jackson Wiley (cello) unknown (harp) Billy Taylor (piano) Milt Hinton, Fred Zimmerman (bass) Joe Morello (drums, percussion) probably Morris Lang (timpani) unidentified 5 strings, Alonzo Levister (conductor) Charles Mingus (arranger) + an overdub: Thad Jones (trumpet)
NYC, probably September 26, 1955 or September 17, 1954
Portrait

The George Wallington Trios Featuring Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach  (Prestige PR 7587)

George Wallington (piano) Chuck Wayne (mandola -1) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1952
1. 351Love Beat
2. 352Summer Rain
3. 353Escalating
4. 354Laura
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 1754, OJCCD 1754-2.
** same contents as Prestige PRLP 136 + PRLP 158.

Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz  (Debut (J) DEB 198)

Paige Brook (flute, alto saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Max Roach (drums, voice) Jackie Paris (vocals, narrator)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, September 16, 1952
Paris In Blue, Edition 3
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 115.

Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland  (Klacto (E) MG 101)

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Phil Brown (drums)
radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 20, 1952
Ornithology
52nd Street Theme

Various Artists - Operation Jazz  (Roost OJ 1)

Billy Taylor (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, October 16 or February 21, 1952
1103Ah-Dee-Dong Blues (Oriental Cello Blues)
Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Conversation

From Barrelhouse To Bop: A History Of Jazz Piano - Narrated And Played By John Mehegan With Charles Mingus, Bassist  (Perspective PR 1)

John Mehegan (piano, narrator) Charles Mingus (bass)
NYC, late 1952
Barrelhouse: Jelly Roll Morton / King Porter Stomp
Ragtime: Scott Joplin / Maple Leaf Rag
Boogie Woogie: Pinetop Smith / Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
Classic Swing: Earl Hines / Rosetta
Classic Swing: Fats Waller / Ain't Misbehavin'
Dixie: Bob Zurke / Tea For Two
Modern Swing: Teddy Wilson / Don't Blame Me
Modern Swing: Art Tatum / Sweet Lorraine
Society: Cy Walter / This Can't Be Love
Bop: George Shearing / Debbie D

Charlie Parker - The Happy "Bird"  (Charlie Parker PLP 404)

Joe Gordon (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bill Wellington (tenor saxophone) Dick Twardzik (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Hi-Hat Club", Boston, MA, December 8-12, 1952
I'll Remember April

1953

The Complete Roost Sonny Stitt Studio Sessions  (Mosaic MD9-208)

Kai Winding (trombone) Don Elliott (mellophone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Sid Cooper (tenor saxophone, piccolo) George Berg (baritone saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Johnny Richards (arranger)
Coastal Recording Studios, NYC, March 18, 1953
1156-2Sancho Panza
1157-2Sweet And Lovely
1158-1If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)
1159-2Hooke's Tours
Kai Winding (trombone) Don Elliott (mellophone) Sonny Stitt (alto,tenor saxophone) Jerry Sanfino (tenor saxophone, piccolo) George Berg (baritone saxophone) Al Williams (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Santos Miranda or Luis Miranda (congas) Johnny Richards (arranger)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, November 16, 1953
1178-5/9Loose Walk
1179-3Pink Satin
1180-4Shine On Harvest Moon
1181-6Opus CCII
** same contents as Roost RLP 415 + RLP 2204 + RLP 2208 + RLP 2219 + RLP 2226 + RLP 2230 + RLP 2235 + RLP 2240 + RLP 2244 + RLP 2245 + RLP 2247 + RLP 2252 + RLP 2253 + RLP 2262 + 27 bonus tracks.

Bud Powell - Spring Broadcasts 1953  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3022)

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 23, 1953
I Want To Be Happy
I've Got You Under My Skin
Sure Thing
Embraceable You
Woody'n You
Salt Peanuts
** also issued on ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3022.

The Bud Powell Trio  (Session Disc 109)

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 23, 1953
Lullaby Of Birdland (incomplete)

Bud Powell - Inner Fires  (Elektra/Musician E1-60030)

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same personnel
"Club Kavakos", Washington, DC, April 5, 1953
I Want To Be Happy
Somebody Loves Me
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Salt Peanuts
Conception
Lullaby Of Birdland
Little Willie Leaps
Hallelujah
Lullaby Of Birdland (alt. take)
Sure Thing
Woody'n You

Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55  (Mythic Sound MS 6002-1)

Bob Carey, Jon Eardley, Ed Leddy, Irving "Marky" Markowitz, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Don Spiker, Bob Swope, Earl Swope (trombone) Jim Riley (alto saxophone) Ben Lary, Angelo Tompros (tenor saxophone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Joe Timer (leader) Bill Potts (arranger)
"Club Kavakos", Washington, DC, April 5, 1953
Tiny's Blues (Big Band Blues)
Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Birdland", NYC???, circa late May, 1953
Woody'n You
Salt Peanuts
** also issued on Mythic Sound MS 6002-2.

Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings  (Debut 12DCD 4402-2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido (undubbed version)
Salt Peanuts (undubbed version)
All The Things You Are (undubbed version)
52nd Street Theme (undubbed version)
Gillespie plays (trumpet)
Allen's Alley (Wee) (undubbed version)
Hot House (undubbed version)
A Night In Tunisia (undubbed version)
Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Drums (take 1)
Drums (take 2)
I'll Remember April (alt. take)
Willie Jones (drums) replaces Roach
A Foggy Day (alt. take)
Mal Waldron (piano)
A Portrait Of Bud Powell
Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Haitian Fight Song (alt. take)
Love Chant (alt. take)
Lady Bird (alt. take)
What Is This Thing Called Love
Curtis Porter (flute) Charles Mingus (piano, percussion, voice) Dannie Richmond (drums) Jimmy Knepper, Horace Parlan or Phineas Newborn, Clarence Shaw (percussion)
NYC, probably October or late 1957 or 1958
Untitled Percussion Composition

The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1  (Debut DLP 2)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido
** also issued on Vogue (E) LDE 040; Disques Swing (F) M 33312 entitled "The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1".

The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall  (Debut DEB 124)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido
Salt Peanuts #1&2
All The Things You Are
52nd Street Theme
Gillespie plays (trumpet)
Allen's Alley (Wee)
Hot House #1&2
A Night In Tunisia
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC 044, OJCCD 044-2. America (F) 30 AM 6053 entitled "Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall".

The Bud Powell Trio  (Fantasy LP 6006)

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Embraceable You
Sure Thing
Cherokee
Hallelujah (Jubilee)
Lullaby Of Birdland
** also issued on Fantasy LP 86006. America (F) 30 AM 6056 entitled "Bud Powell - Charlie Mingus - Max Roach".

Miles Davis - Blue Haze  (Prestige PRLP 7054)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charles Mingus (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 19, 1953
482Smooch
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 093, OJCCD 093-2.

The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird  (Verve (J) J00J-29001/10)

Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Tony Aless (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) The Dave Lambert Singers: including Annie Ross (vocals) Dave Lambert (vocals, arranger) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, May 25, 1953
1238-1In The Still Of The Night
1238-2-
1238-3-
1238-4-
1238-5-
1238-6-
1239-1Old Folks
1239-2-
1239-3-
1239-4-
1239-5-
1239-6-
1239-7-
1239-8-

The Magnificent Charlie Parker  (Clef MGC 646)

Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Tony Aless (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) The Dave Lambert Singers: including Annie Ross (vocals) Dave Lambert (vocals, arranger) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor): same session
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, May 25, 1953
1238-7In The Still Of The Night
1239-9Old Folks
** originally intended as Clef MGC 733.

The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial  (Verve MGV 8009)

Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Tony Aless (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) The Dave Lambert Singers: including Annie Ross (vocals) Dave Lambert (vocals, arranger) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor): same session
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, May 25, 1953
1240-9If I Love Again

Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953  (ESP-Disk' ESP 3023)

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 30, 1953
I've Got You Under My Skin
Autumn In New York
I Want To Be Happy
add Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Candido (congas)
Moose The Mooche
Cheryl
Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, June 20, 1953
Budo
My Heart Stood Still
Dance Of The Infidels
same personnel
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, July 11, 1953
Dance Of The Infidels
** also issued on ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3023.

Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard  (Stash STCD 10)

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Candido (congas)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 30, 1953
Lullaby Of Birdland

Charlie Parker - Dance Of The Infidels  (S.C.A.M. JPG 1)

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, NYC, May, 1953
Dance Of The Infidels

Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2  (Original Jazz Classics OJC 111)

Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, summer 1953
Bass-Ically Speaking
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 111-2.

Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 111-2)

Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same session
NYC, summer 1953
Bass-Ically Speaking (alt. take 1)
Bass-Ically Speaking (alt. take 2)
Bass-Ically Speaking (alt. take 3)
Untitled Blues
** reissue of Original Jazz Classics OJC 111 + 6 bonus tracks.

Jazz Workshop - Trombone Rapport / Trombone Workshop  (Debut (D) DEB 130)

Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Wee Dot (Blues For Some Bones)
Stardust
Move
I'll Remember April
Yesterdays

Four Trombones  (Debut DEB 126)

Willie Dennis, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums): same session
"Putnam Central Club", Brooklyn, NY, September 18, 1953
Now's The Time
Trombosphere
Ow!
Chazzanova
** also issued on Jazz Selection (F) LDM 30064. Fantasy LP 6008, LP 86008; America (F) 30 AM 6058 entitled "Four Trombones, Vol. 2".

The Charles Mingus Octet/The Jimmy Knepper Quintet - Debut Rarities, Vol. 1  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2)

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Eddie Caine (alto saxophone, flute) Teo Macero (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Kenny Clarke (drums) Janet Thurlow (vocals -2) Paul Bley (conductor) Spaulding Givens (arranger)
NYC, October 28, 1953
1.Pink Topsy (alt. take)
2.Eclipse (alt. take)
Jimmy Knepper (trombone, arranger) Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1957
Latter Day Saint (alt. take 1)
Latter Day Saint (alt. take 2)
Latter Day Saint (take 6)
Latter Day Saint (alt. take #?)
The Masher (alt. take)

Charles Mingus Octet  (Debut DEP 450)

Ernie Royal (trumpet) Willie Dennis (trombone) Eddie Caine (alto saxophone, flute) Teo Macero (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) John Lewis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Kenny Clarke (drums) Paul Bley (conductor) Spaulding Givens (arranger)
NYC, October 28, 1953
Pink Topsy

Introducing Paul Bley  (Original Jazz Classics OJC 201)

Paul Bley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1953
Opus I
Walkin' (Teapot)
Like Someone In Love
I Can't Get Started
Spontaneous Combustion
Split Kick
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 201-2.

Introducing Paul Bley  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 201-2)

Paul Bley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums): same session
NYC, November 30, 1953
Opus I (alt. take)
The Theme
This Time The Dream's On Me
Zootcase
** reissue of Original Jazz Classics OJC 201 + 4 bonus tracks.

Teo Macero - Explorations  (Debut DLP 6)

Teo Macero (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Lenny Dijay (accordion, arranger) Louis Lubella, Charles Mingus (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums, piano)
NYC, December 12, 1953
Teo
I'll Remember April
How Low The Earth
Mitzi
Yesterdays
Explorations

Oscar Pettiford - My Little Cello  (Fantasy LP 6010)

Julius Watkins (French horn) Phil Urso (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Percy Brice (drums)
NYC, December 29, 1953
The Pendulum At Falcon's Lair
Jack, The Fieldstalker
Stockholm Sweetnin'
Low And Behold
** also issued on Fantasy LP 86010; America (F) 30 AM 6060. Original Jazz Classics OJC 112, OJCCD 1926-2 entitled "The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet".

1954

Ada Moore  (Original Jazz Classics OJC 1701)

John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Wally Cirillo (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Ada Moore (vocals) Alonzo Levister, Charles Mingus (arranger)
NYC, June 27, 1954
The Man I Love
Something To Live For
You Came A Long Way From St. Louis
The Devil Is A Woman
Lass From The Low Country
Strange Fascination
Summertime
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1701-2.

Ada Moore  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1701-2)

John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Wally Cirillo (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Osie Johnson (drums) Ada Moore (vocals) Alonzo Levister, Charles Mingus (arranger): same session
NYC, June 27, 1954
The Man I Love (take 2)
You Came A Long Way From St. Louis (take 4)
The Devil Is A Woman (take 1)
Lass From The Low Country (take 2)
** reissue of Original Jazz Classics OJC 1701 + 4 bonus tracks.

Thad Jones  (Debut DEB 127)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute -1,2,4) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 11, 1954
1.Elusive (Illusive)
2.Sombre Intrusion
3.You Don't Know What Love Is
4.Bitty Ditty
5.I'll Remember April
Thad Jones (trumpet) John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
One More
I Can't Get Started
More Of The Same
Get Out Of Town (alt. take)
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 625, OJCCD 625-2 entitled "The Fabulous Thad Jones".

The Fabulous Thad Jones  (Original Jazz Classics OJC 625)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 11, 1954
Chazzanova
** reissue of Debut DEB 127 entitled "Thad Jones" + 1 bonus track.

The Fabulous Thad Jones  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 625-2)

Thad Jones (trumpet) John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
One More (alt. take)
** reissue of Debut DEB 127 entitled "Thad Jones" + 3 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues  (Savoy MG 12125)

J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Billy Bauer (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1954
Blues For Trombones

J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai  (Savoy MG 12010)

J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Billy Bauer (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 24, 1954
What Is This Thing Called Love
Lament
The Major
Wally Cirillo (piano) replaces Bauer
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 26, 1954
Bernie's Tune
Reflections
Co-Op
Blues In Twos

The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Vol. 1  (Blue Note BLP 1505)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) "Sabu" Martinez (congas -1/3,5)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 24, 1954
1. tk.2Too Marvelous For Words
2. tk.4Jay
3. tk.5Old Devil Moon
4. tk.7It's You Or No One
5. tk.11Coffee Pot
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81505 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 81505 2.

The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Vol. 2  (Blue Note BLP 1506)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 24, 1954
tk.10Time After Time
** also issued on Blue Note BST 81506 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 81506 2.

Charles Mingus - Jazz Composers Workshop #2  (Savoy MG 12059)

John LaPorta (clarinet, alto saxophone) Teo Macero (tenor,baritone saxophone) George Barrow (baritone,tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Rudy Nichols (drums)
NYC, October 31, 1954
SCM6914Purple Heart
SCM6915Gregorian Chant
SCM6916Eulogy For Rudy Williams
SCM6917Tea For Two
SCM6918Getting Together
Teo Macero (tenor saxophone) Wally Cirillo (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 30, 1955
SWC4654Transeason
SWC4655Rose Geranium
SWC4656Level Seven
SWC4657Smog L.A.

Charles Mingus - Jazz Workshop  (Savoy SJL 1113)

John LaPorta (clarinet, alto saxophone) Teo Macero (tenor,baritone saxophone) George Barrow (baritone,tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Rudy Nichols (drums)
NYC, October 31, 1954
SCM6919Body And Soul

Various Artists - Organ - Sweet And Swingin'  (Regent MG 6004)

Vin Strong (organ) Wally Richardson (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) James Smith (drums)
NYC, November 9, 1954
SVS7900Lovingly
SVS7901Heart Strings

Vin Strong - Heart Strings / Swingin' The Mambo  (Savoy 1145)

Vin Strong (organ) Wally Richardson (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) James Smith (drums): same session
NYC, November 9, 1954
SVS7902Swingin' The Mambo

The Jazz Experiments Of Charles Mingus  (Bethlehem BCP 65)

Thad Jones (trumpet -1/3,6) John LaPorta (clarinet, alto saxophone) Teo Macero (tenor,baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello -1/3) Charles Mingus (bass, piano) Clem DeRosa (drums, tambourine)
NYC, December, 1954
1.What Is This Thing Called Love
2.Stormy Weather
3.Minor Intrusion
4.Thrice Upon A Theme
5.Four Hands
6.The Spur Of The Moment / Echonitus

Charles Mingus/John LaPorta - Jazzical Moods  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1857-2)

Thad Jones (trumpet) John LaPorta (clarinet, alto saxophone) Teo Macero (tenor,baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello) Charles Mingus (bass, piano) Clem DeRosa (drums, tambourine)
NYC, December, 1954
Abstractions
** same contents as Period SPL 1107 + Period SPL 1111.

1955

Teddy Charles - Evolution  (Prestige PRLP 7078)

J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone, piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 6, 1955
680Violetta
681Relaxo Abstracto
682Speak Low
683Jay Walkin'
684The Night We Called It A Day
685I Can't Get Started
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC 1731, OJCCD 1731-2.

Hazel Scott - Relaxed Piano Moods  (Original Jazz Classics OJC 1702)

Hazel Scott (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 21, 1955
Like Someone In Love
Peace Of Mind
Lament
The Jeep Is Jumpin'
Git Up From There
A Foggy Day
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1702-2.

Hazel Scott - Relaxed Piano Moods  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1702-2)

Hazel Scott (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 21, 1955
Mountain Greenery
Git Up From There (alt. take)
Lament (alt. take)
** reissue of Original Jazz Classics OJC 1702 + 3 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - I Just Love Jazz Piano - Down And Out  (Savoy MG 12100)

Johnny Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 30, 1955
SJM4650Blues Too Much
SJM4651Thou Swell
SJM4653Cherokee

The John Mehegan Trio/Quartet  (Savoy MG 15054)

Johnny Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums): same session
NYC, January 30, 1955
SJM4652The Boy Next Door

Jimmy Scott - Very Truly Yours  (Savoy MG 12027)

Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone) Howard Biggs (piano, arranger) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Rudy Nichols (drums) Little Jimmy Scott (vocals)
NYC, February 5, 1955
WJS4662When Did You Leave Heaven
WJS4663Guilty
WJS4664Everybody Needs Somebody
WJS4665Why Don't You Open Up Your Heart
** also issued on Savoy MG 12300.

The Fabulous Thad Jones  (Fantasy LP 6004)

Thad Jones (trumpet) John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
One More (edited version)
Get Out Of Town
** also issued on Fantasy LP 86004; America (F) 30 AM 6054. Prestige MPP 2506 entitled "Thad Jones And Charles Mingus".

John Dennis - New Piano Expressions  (Debut DEB 121)

John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
Ensenada
Machajo
Cherokee
Seven Moons
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1843-2 entitled "New Piano Expressions: Debut Rarities, Vol. 5".

John Dennis - New Piano Expressions: Debut Rarities, Vol. 5  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1843-2)

John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
Seven Moons (alt. take)
All The Things You Are (take 1)
All The Things You Are (take 2)
Cherokee (alt. take)
** reissue of Debut DEB 121 entitled "New Piano Expressions" + 4 bonus tracks.

Ralph Sharon - Easy Jazz  (London (US) LL 1488)

J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Ralph Sharon (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, May 27, 1955
Manhattan
Two Sleepy People
Have You Met Miss Jones
Man On The Couch
Just Because We're Kids
Darn That Dream
Mood For Mitch
There's A Small Hotel
Love Walked In
Can't Get Out Of This Mood
Plutocrat At The Automat
Slightly Oliver

Miles Davis - Blue Moods  (Debut DEB 120)

Miles Davis (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Charles Mingus (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, July 9, 1955
Nature Boy
Alone Together
There's No You
Easy Living
** also issued on Disques Swing (F) LDM 30035 entitled "Miles Davis". Fantasy LP 6001, LP 86001; Original Jazz Classics OJC 043, OJCCD 043-2; America (F) 30 AM 6051.
** part of Prestige PR 24022.

The Rarest On Debut: Charles Mingus Sideman  (Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 002)

Louis Mucci (trumpet) unknown (trombone) unknown (French horn) Julius Baker (flute) unknown (oboe) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Jackson Wiley (cello) unknown (harp) Billy Taylor (piano) Milt Hinton, Fred Zimmerman (bass) Joe Morello (drums, percussion) probably Morris Lang (timpani) unidentified 5 strings, Alonzo Levister (conductor) Charles Mingus (arranger)
NYC, September 19, 1955 or September 17, 1954
Portrait (orig.-master)
Jimmy Knepper (trombone, arranger) Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1957
Bird Feather (Cunningbird)
Latter Day Saint (take 8C/6)
Latter Day Saint (take 7A) (false start)
Latter Day Saint (take 7B) (false start)
Latter Day Saint (take 8A) (false start)
Latter Day Saint (take 8B) (false start)
Latter Day Saint (take 8C) (false start)
Latter Day Saint (take 9A) (false start)
Latter Day Saint (take 9B) (incomplete)
Latter Day Saint (take 9C) (false start)
Jump The Blues Away (The Jumpin' Blues)
The Masher

Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia  (Debut DEB 123)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Jump Monk
Serenade In Blue
Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Percussion Discussion
Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Work Song
Septemberly
All The Things You C-Sharp
** also issued on Fantasy LP 6002, LP 86002; America (F) 30 AM 6052 entitled "Chazz!". Original Jazz Classics OJC 045, OJCCD 045-2.

Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 045-2)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums): same session
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Jump Monk (alt. take)
All The Things You C-Sharp (alt. take)
** reissue of Debut DEB 123 + 2 bonus tracks.

Charles Mingus - Chazz!  (Debut (D) DEB 139)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums): same session
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
I'll Remember April
Love Chant
A Foggy Day
same session
Haitian Fight Song
Lady Bird

The Charles Mingus Quintet + Max Roach  (Fantasy LP 6009)

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Drums
** also issued on Fantasy LP 86009; Original Jazz Classics OJC 440, OJCCD 440-2; America (F) 30 AM 6059.

1956

Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus  (Atlantic LP 1237)

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone -1/3) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, January 30, 1956
1. 1865Pithecanthropus Erectus: Evolution / Superiority-Complex / Decline / Destruction
2. 1866A Foggy Day
3. 1868Love Chant
4. 1869Profile Of Jackie
** also issued on Atlantic SD 8809.
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

Metronome All-Stars 1956  (Clef MGC 743)

Thad Jones (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Serge Chaloff (baritone saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Billy Taylor (piano) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, June 18, 1956
2860-1Billie's Bounce
** also issued on Verve MGV 8030.

Quincy Jones - This Is How I Feel About Jazz  (ABC-Paramount ABC 149)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor saxophone) Gene Quill (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone -1) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone -2) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Father John Crawley (handclaps -2) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, September 14, 1956
1. 5332Evening In Paris
2. 5333Sermonette
Art Farmer (trumpet) Jimmy Cleveland (trombone) Herbie Mann (flute, tenor saxophone) Phil Woods (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Charlie Persip (drums) Quincy Jones (arranger, conductor)
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, September 19, 1956
5340A Sleeping Bee
5341Boo's Bloos
** also issued on Impulse! GRD 115.
** part of Impulse! IA 9342-2; Mosaic MD5-237.

Teddy Charles - The Word From Bird  (Atlantic LP 1274)

Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Hall Overton (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, November 12, 1956
2188Laura
2201When Your Lover Has Gone
2202Just One Of Those Things
2203Blue Greens

Don Heller - Blame It On My Youth  (Epic LN 3220)

Al Epstein equal Al Young (saxophones) Nettie Druzinsky (harp) Ralph Burns (piano, director) Wilhelm Bauer, Allen Hanlon (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Don Heller (vocals)
NYC???, 1956
Blame It On My Youth
Ridin' On The Moon
This Heart Of Mine
The Folks Who Live On The Hill

1957

Charles Mingus - The Clown  (Atlantic LP 1260)

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Jean Shepherd (narrator)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, February 12, 1957
2452The Clown
Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (alto saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, March 13, 1957
2455Blue Cee
2457Reincarnation Of A Love Bird
2458Haitian Fight Song
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

Charles Mingus - Tonight At Noon  (Atlantic LP 1416)

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (alto saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
NYC, March 13, 1957
2454Passions Of A Woman Loved
2456Tonight At Noon
Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, siren, flute) Charles Mingus (piano, vocals, narrator) Doug Watkins (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, November 6, 1961
5758"Old" Blues For Walt's Torin
5759Peggy's Blue Skylight
5765Invisible Lady
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1416.
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

Gunther Schuller/George Russell - Modern Jazz Concert  (Columbia WL 127)

Art Farmer, Louis Mucci (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Jim Buffington (French horn) Robert DiDomenica (flute) Manuel Zegler (bassoon) John LaPorta (alto saxophone) Hal McKusick (tenor saxophone) Teo Macero (baritone saxophone) Margaret Ross (harp) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Bill Evans (piano) Barry Galbraith (guitar) Fred Zimmerman (bass) Ted Sommer (drums) Charles Mingus (voice) George Russell, Gunther Schuller (arranger, conductor)
"Brandeis Jazz Festival", NYC, June 18, 1957
CO58202Revelations
CO58203All Set
** also issued on CBS/Sony (J) 15AP-550 entitled "Brandeis Jazz Festival".

Charles Mingus - Mingus Three  (Jubilee JLP 1054)

Hampton Hawes (piano -1,3/7) Sonny Clark (piano -2) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July 9, 1957
1. JB888Dizzy Moods
2. JB889I Can't Get Started
3. JB890Hamp's New Blues
4. JB891Yesterdays
5. JB893Back Home Blues
6. JB894Summertime
7. JB895Laura

Charles Mingus - New Tijuana Moods  (RCA Bluebird 5635-1-RB)

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Frankie Dunlop (castanets -2) Ysabel Morel (vocals, handclaps -2)
NYC, July 18, 1957
1. H4JB5225-1/10/15/17Dizzy Moods (alt. composite take)
2. H4JB5226-1/3A/9Ysabel's Table Dance (alt. composite take)
3. H4JB5227-4/11/15/11/24Los Mariachis (alt. composite take)
Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, August 6, 1957
H4JB5228-9Flamingo (partial alternative take)
H4JB5230-5Tijuana Gift Shop (alt. take)

Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods  (RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2)

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Frankie Dunlop (castanets -5/8) Ysabel Morel (vocals, handclaps -5/8)
NYC, July 18, 1957
1. H4JB5225-14Dizzy Moods (bass solo)
2. H4JB5225-16-
3. H4JB5225-17-
4. H4JB5225-8Dizzy Moods (breakdown)
5. H4JB5226-2Ysabel's Table Dance (breakdown)
6. H4JB5226-3A/4Ysabel's Table Dance (composite incomplete take)
7. H4JB5226-7Ysabel's Table Dance (breakdown)
8. H4JB5226-8-
9. H4JB5227-1Los Mariachis (false start/breakdown)
10. H4JB5227-10Los Mariachis (breakdown)
11. H4JB5227-15-
12. H4JB5227-16Los Mariachis (false start)
13. H4JB5227-17Los Mariachis (breakdown)
14. H4JB5227-18-
15. H4JB5227-19Los Mariachis (false starts/breakdown/rehearsal)
16. H4JB5227-2Los Mariachis (breakdown)
17. H4JB5227-20-
18. H4JB5227-21Los Mariachis (breakdown/false start)
19. H4JB5227-22Los Mariachis (false start)
20. H4JB5227-3Los Mariachis (breakdown)
21. H4JB5227-5-
22. H4JB5227-6-
23. H4JB5227-7-
24. H4JB5227-8Los Mariachis (false start)
25. H4JB5227-9Los Mariachis (breakdown)
Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Frankie Dunlop (tambourine -2,3) Lonnie Elder (narrator -2,3)
NYC, August 6, 1957
1. H4JB5228-2/3/4/6Flamingo (alt. composite take)
2. H4JB5229-6A Colloquial Dream (breakdown)
3. H4JB5229-8-
4. H4JB5230-1Tijuana Gift Shop (breakdown)
5. H4JB5230-2-
6. H4JB5230-4-
7. H4JB5230-6Tijuana Gift Shop (edited out solos)

Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods  (RCA Victor LPM 2533)

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Frankie Dunlop (castanets -2) Ysabel Morel (vocals, handclaps -2)
NYC, July 18, 1957
1. H4JB5225-3/10/14/15/16Dizzy Moods
2. H4JB5226-3B/4/5/9Ysabel's Table Dance
3. H4JB5227-14/15/17/15/24Los Mariachis (The Street Musicians)
Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, August 6, 1957
H4JB5228-4/9/6Flamingo
H4JB5230-6Tijuana Gift Shop
** also issued on RCA Victor LSP 2553.

Various Artists - RCA Victor 80th Anniversary: The First Label In Jazz (bonus disc)  (RCA Victor RCMJ 68969-2)

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Frankie Dunlop (tambourine) Lonnie Elder (narrator)
NYC, August 6, 1957
H4JB5229-6/8/10A Colloquial Dream (Scenes In The City)

East Coasting By Charles Mingus  (Bethlehem BCP 6019)

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, August, 1957
6466/6467-4Fifty-First Street Blues
6468-4East Coasting
6469-7Memories Of You
6470-6West Coast Ghost
6471-16Conversation
6472-5Celia
** also issued on Bethlehem 20-30022.

East Coasting By Charles Mingus  (Bethlehem 20-30022)

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Evans (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
NYC, August, 1957
6468-3East Coasting (alt. take 3)
6469-3Memories Of You (alt. take 3)
** reissue of Bethlehem BCP 6019 + 2 bonus tracks.

The Charles Mingus Group Featuring Wynton Kelly And Pepper Adams - Debut Rarities, Vol. 3  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1821-2)

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Shafi Hadi as Curtis Porter (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge or Wynton Kelly (piano) Henry Grimes or Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, September, 1957
We Got Blue (Untitled Original Blues (take 1))
Stella By Starlight (take 4)
Stella By Starlight (take 5)
Untitled Original Composition (take 3)
Untitled Original Composition (take 5)

Charles Mingus - The Rarest On Debut: Mingus Newly Discovered  (Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003)

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Shafi Hadi as Curtis Porter (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge or Wynton Kelly (piano) Henry Grimes or Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
NYC, September, 1957
Autumn In New York (take 1)
Autumn In New York (take 2)
Long Ago And Far Away (take 1) (false start)
Long Ago And Far Away (take 2)
Long Ago And Far Away (take 3)
Long Ago And Far Away (take 4)
Long Ago And Far Away (take 5)
We Got Blue (Untitled Original Blues (take 2))
Joldi (rehearsal) (short take)
Joldi (rehearsal) (long take)
Joldi (take 1)
Joldi (take 2) (false start)
Joldi (take 3) (incomplete)
Joldi (take 4)
Joldi (take 5) (false start)
Joldi (take 6) (Joldi (take 5))

Charles Mingus - A Modern Jazz Symposium Of Music And Poetry  (Bethlehem BCP 6026)

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bob Hammer (piano) Horace Parlan (piano, left hand) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Melvin Stewart (narrator)
NYC, October, 1957
Scenes In The City
omit Stewart
New York Sketchbook
omit Hammer
Duke's Choice
Slippers
Bill Hardman (trumpet) replaces Shaw
Nourog

1958

Langston Hughes/Charles Mingus/Leonard Feather - Weary Blues  (MGM E 3697)

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Dennis (drums) Langston Hughes (narrator)
NYC, March 18, 1958
Consider Me: The Stranger / Midnight Stroll / Backstage
Dream Montage: Weird Nightmare / Double G Train / Jump Monk
** also issued on Verve VSP 36.

1959

Charles Mingus - Jazz Portraits (Wonderland)  (United Artists UAJ 14005)

John Handy (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone -1/3) Richard Wyands (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Nonagon Art Gallery", NYC, January 16, 1959
1.Nostalgia In Times Square
2.No Private Income Blues
3.Alice's Wonderland
4.I Can't Get Started
** also issued on United Artists UAJS 15005.

Charles Mingus - Blues And Roots  (Atlantic LP 1305)

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Handy, Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano -1) Horace Parlan (piano -2/6) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, February 4, 1959
1. 3346E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too
2. 3347My Jelly Roll Soul
3. 3348Tensions
4. 3349Moanin'
5. 3350Cryin' Blues
6. 3351Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1305.
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

Charles Mingus - Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 1&2  (Atlantic 5006)

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Handy, Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, February 4, 1959
4732Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 1
4733Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 2

Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961  (Rhino R2 72871)

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Handy, Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano -1) Horace Parlan (piano -2/4) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, February 4, 1959
1.E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too (alt. take)
2.My Jelly Roll Soul (alt. take)
3.Tensions (alt. take)
4.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (alt. take)
Charles Mingus (interviewee) Nesuhi Ertegun (interviewer)
Nesuhi Ertegun's office, Atlantic Records, NYC, late 1961 or early 1962
Charles Mingus Interviewed by Nesuhi Ertegun
** same contents as Atlantic LP 1237 + LP 1260 + LP 1305 + LP 1377 + LP 1416 + SD 2-3001 + 9 bonus tracks.

Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um  (Columbia CL 1370)

Jimmy Knepper (trombone -1,3/5) John Handy (alto saxophone, clarinet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1959
1. CO63154Better Git Hit In Your Soul
2. CO63155Bird Calls
3. CO63156Fables Of Faubus
4. CO63157Pussy Cat Dues
5. CO63159Jelly Roll
Willie Dennis (trombone -1/3) John Handy (alto saxophone, clarinet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, May 12, 1959
1. CO63337Open Letter To Duke
2. CO63338Boogie Stop Shuffle
3. CO63341Self-Portrait In Three Colors
4. CO63342Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
** also issued on Columbia CS 8171.

Charles Mingus - Newport 1959 & More  (Cool Jazz (J) 2123)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Leo Wright (alto saxophone, flute) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Roland Hanna (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Willis Conover (announcer)
"Newport Jazz Festival", "Freebody Park", Newport, RI, July 4, 1959
Intro By Willis Conover And Mingus
Boogie Stop Shuffle
Box Seats At Newport
Diane
Gunslinging Bird
Lonnie Hillyer, Al Stanwick, Freddie Stone (trumpet) Ron Collier (trombone) Howard Johnson (tuba) Jim O'Discoll (oboe) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Don Thompson (tenor saxophone) Joe Farrell (tenor saxophone, flute) Bernie Piltch, Morty Ross (baritone saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Inner Voices", "CBC TV", Tronto, Canada, October 31, 1964
So Long Eric
Meditations

Charles Mingus - Mingus Dynasty  (Columbia CL 1440)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Jerome Richardson (flute, baritone saxophone) John Handy (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin, Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone -1/4) Roland Hanna (piano -1/4) Nico Bunick (piano -5) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums, timpani)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 1, 1959
1. CO63881Gunslinging Bird
2. CO63882Song With Orange
3. CO63884Diane
4. CO63885Far Wells, Mill Valley
5. CO63886New Now, Know How
Don Ellis (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Handy (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Seymour Barab, Maurice Brown (cello -2) Roland Hanna (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, November 13, 1959
1. CO63888Slop
2. CO63889Put Me In That Dungeon
3. CO63890Mood Indigo
4. CO63891Things Ain't What They Used To Be
** also issued on Columbia CS 8236.

1960

Charles Mingus - Pre-Bird  (Mercury MG 20627)

Marcus Belgrave, Ted Curson, Hobart Dotson, Clark Terry, Richard Williams (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Charles Greenlee, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Robert DiDomenica (flute) Harry Shulman (oboe) John LaPorta (alto saxophone, clarinet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Bill Barron, Joe Farrell (tenor saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Charles McCracken (cello) Roland Hanna (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Dannie Richmond (drums) Sticks Evans, Max Roach, George Scott (percussion) Gunther Schuller (conductor)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, May 24, 1960
20093Half-Mast Inhibition
20094Mingus Fingus, No. 2
20095Bemoanable Lady
Ted Curson (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Booker Ervin, Joe Farrell (tenor saxophone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Paul Bley (piano -1,3,5) Roland Hanna (piano -2,4) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Lorraine Cousins (vocals -1,3)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, May 25, 1960
1. 20100Weird Nightmare
2. 20101Prayer For Passive Resistance
3. 20102Eclipse
4. 20103Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me / I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
5. 20104Take The "A" Train / Exactly Like You
** also issued on Mercury SR 60627, (J) PHCE 6006. Limelight LM 82015, LS 86015 entitled "Mingus Revisited".

Charles Mingus - Mingus At Antibes  (Atlantic SD 2-3001)

Ted Curson (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone -1/4,6) Bud Powell (piano -6) Charles Mingus (bass, piano -1/5, bass -6) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival", Antibes, France, July 13, 1960
1. 5260 | 37622Cry For Freedom (Prayer For Passive Resistance)
2. 5261 | 37626Better Git Hit In Your Soul
3. 5262 | 37621Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
4. 5263 | 37625Ummh! (Folk Forms I)
5. 5264 | 37623What Love
6. 5265 | 37624I'll Remember April
** also issued on Affinity (E) CDAFF 778 entitled "Live".
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus  (Candid CJM 8005)

Ted Curson (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet) Charles Mingus (bass, vocals) Dannie Ritchmond (drums, vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960
Folk Forms, No. 1
Original Faubus Fables
What Love
All The Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother
** also issued on Candid CJS 9005; Barnaby Z 30561, BR 5012; America (F) 30 AM 6082; Candid CS 9005, CCD 79005.
** part of Barnaby 2BR 6015; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111.

Charles Mingus - Mingus  (Candid CJM 8021)

Ted Curson (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet) Charles Mingus (bass, vocals) Dannie Ritchmond (drums, vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor): same session
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960
Stormy Weather (take 1)
Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper, Britt Woodman (trombone) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Nico Bunick (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Ritchmond (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
MDM
Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Paul Bley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Ritchmond (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 11, 1960
Lock 'Em Up
** also issued on Candid CJS 9021; Barnaby KZ 31034; Candid CS 9021, CCD 79021.
** part of Barnaby 2BR 6015; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111.

The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus  (Mosaic MR4-111)

Ted Curson (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet) Charles Mingus (bass, vocals) Dannie Ritchmond (drums, vocals) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960
Melody From The Drums
Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Nico Bunick (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Ritchmond (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird, No. 1 (take ?)
** same contents as Candid CJM 8005 + CJM 8021 + 10 bonus tracks.

Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy  (Candid CCD 79033)

Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Nico Bunick (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Ritchmond (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor): same session
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird, No. 1 (take 1)
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 11, 1960
Body And Soul (take 2)

Charles Mingus - Mysterious Blues  (Candid CCD 79042)

Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Nico Bunick (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Ritchmond (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird, No. 1 (take 4)

Various Artists - The Jazz Life!  (Candid CJM 8019)

Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Nico Bunick (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Ritchmond (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960
Vassarlean
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 11, 1960
R&R (take 1)
** also issued on Candid CJS 9019; Barnaby BR 5021; Candid CS 9019, CCD 79019.

Charles Mingus - Reincarnation Of A Love Bird  (Candid CJM 8026)

Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Ted Curson (trumpet -2) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet -2) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Paul Bley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Ritchmond (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 11, 1960
1.Bugs (take 3)
2.Reincarnation Of A Love Bird, No. 2 (take 1)
Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone -1) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone -1) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
1.Body And Soul
2.Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (take 4)
** also issued on Candid CJS 9026, CS 9026, CCD 79026.

Jazz Artists Guild - Newport Rebels  (Candid CJM 8022)

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone -1) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone -1) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 11, 1960
1.Mysterious Blues
2.Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (take 5)
3.Me And You
** also issued on Candid CJS 9022; Barnaby BR 5022; Candid CS 9022, CCD 79022.

1961

Various Artists - Music From The Soundtrack 'All Night Long'  (Fontana (E) TFL 5179)

Tubby Hayes (vibraphone) Ray Dempsey (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Allan Ganley (drums)
soundtrack, London, England, June or July, 1961
24815Noodlin'
** also issued on Fontana (E) STFL 591, (Eu) 680 971 TL; Epic LA 16032, BA 17032.

Dave Brubeck - Summit Sessions  (Columbia C 30522)

Dave Brubeck (piano) Charles Mingus (bass)
London, England, July 3, 1961
Non-Sectarian Blues
** also issued on CBS (Eu) S 64377.

Charles Mingus - The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts  (Rare Live Recordings RLR 88661)

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone, flute) Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch) Charles Mingus (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, October 21, 1961
Hog Callin' Blues (incomplete)
Richard Williams (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 24, 1962
Dead Air With Symphony Sid
same personnel
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 31, 1962
Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me, Drop It On Themselves, Coz They Made It
Eat That Chicken (theme)
Mingus plays (piano). Henry Grimes (bass) replaces Akiyoshi
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 5, 1962
Eat That Chicken (theme)
Mingus plays (bass). Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) replaces Richmond
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 12, 1962
Introduction By Symphony Sid

Charles Mingus - Mingus Oh, Yeah!  (Atlantic LP 1377)

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch, siren, flute) Charles Mingus (piano, vocals, narrator) Doug Watkins (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, November 6, 1961
5756Devil Woman
5757Ecclusiastics
5760Hog Callin' Blues
5761Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me
5762Passions Of A Man
5763Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am
5766Eat That Chicken
** also issued on Atlantic SD 1377.
** part of Rhino R2 72871.

1962 (age 40)

Charles Mingus - Thelonious Monk - John Coltrane - Eric Dolphy  (Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1013)

Charles Mingus (bass) and others
"Birdland", NYC, February 9, 1962
unknown titles

Hooray For Charles Mingus  (Session Disc 118)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 24, 1962
Take The "A" Train
Fables Of Faubus
Eat That Chicken (theme)
probably Ed Amour (trumpet) Don Butterfield (tuba) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, October 19, 1962
My Search (The Search) (I Can't Get Started)
Monk, Funk Or Vice Versa (Monk, Bunk And Vice Versa) (King Fish)
Please Don't Come Back From The Moon (Moonboy)
Eat That Chicken (theme)

Charles Mingus - Tempo Di Jazz  (Tempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 704)

Richard Williams (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Charles Mingus (piano) Herman Wright (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 5, 1962
Eat That Chicken (theme)
Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Henry Grimes (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Charles Mingus, "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
Reets And I
Richard Williams (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
Monk, Funk Or Vice Versa (Monk, Funk And Vice Versa)
Mingus plays (piano). Henry Grimes (bass) replaces Akiyoshi
Devil Woman
Mingus plays (bass). Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) replaces Richmond
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 12, 1962
Peggy's Blue Skylight
Tijuana Table Dance (Ysabel's Table Dance)
Eat That Chicken (theme)

Duke Ellington - Money Jungle  (United Artists UAJ 14017)

Duke Ellington (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Sound Makers, NYC, September 17, 1962
Money Jungle
Le Fleurs Africaines (African Flower)
Very Special
Warm Valley
Wig Wise
Caravan
Solitude
** also issued on United Artists UAJS 15017.

Duke Ellington - Money Jungle  (Blue Note BT 85129)

Duke Ellington (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Sound Makers, NYC, September 17, 1962
REM Blues
A Little Max (Parfait)
Switch Blade
Backward Country Boy Blues
** also issued on Blue Note CDP 7 46398 2.

Duke Ellington - Money Jungle  (Blue Note CDP 7 46398 2)

Duke Ellington (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums): same session
Sound Makers, NYC, September 17, 1962
A Little Max (Parfait) (alt. take)
Solitude (alt. take)
** reissue of Blue Note BT 85129 + 2 bonus tracks.

Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert  (United Artists UAJ 14024)

Ed Armour, Rolf Ericson, Lonnie Hillyer, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Richard Williams, Snooky Young (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman (trombone) Romeo Penque (oboe) Danny Bank (bass clarinet) Buddy Collette, Eric Dolphy, Charlie Mariano, Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) George Berg, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams, Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion) Toshiko Akiyoshi, Jaki Byard (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Dannie Richmond (drums) Grady Tate (percussion) Bob Hammer (arranger) Melba Liston (arranger, conductor)
"Town Hall", NYC, 1st set, October 12, 1962
Freedom, Part 2 (Clark In The Dark)
Epitaph, Part 1
Freedom, Part 1
Epitaph, Part 2
My Search
same personnel
"Town Hall", NYC, 2nd set, October 12, 1962
Duke's Choice (Don't Come Back)
In A Mellotone ('Finale)
** also issued on United Artists UAJS 15024.

Charles Mingus - The Complete Town Hall Concert  (Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2)

Ed Armour, Rolf Ericson, Lonnie Hillyer, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Richard Williams, Snooky Young (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Jimmy Cleveland, Willie Dennis, Paul Faulise, Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman (trombone) Romeo Penque (oboe) Danny Bank (bass clarinet) Buddy Collette, Eric Dolphy, Charlie Mariano, Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) George Berg, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams, Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone) Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion) Toshiko Akiyoshi, Jaki Byard (piano) Les Spann (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Dannie Richmond (drums) Grady Tate (percussion) Bob Hammer (arranger) Melba Liston (arranger, conductor): same personnel
"Town Hall", NYC, 1st set, October 12, 1962
Osmotin' (Osmosis (incomplete))
Peggy's Blue Skylight (Peggy's Discovery)
same personnel
"Town Hall", NYC, 2nd set, October 12, 1962
Portrait
Please Don't Come Back From The Moon
Epitaph, Part 1 (alt. take)

Charles Mingus - A Night In Birdland Live, Vol. 2  (Yadeon (J) 501)

Ed Armour (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, October 26, 1962
Eat That Chicken (theme)

Charles Mingus - Cecil Taylor  (Ozone 19)

Ed Armour (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer): same session
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, October 26, 1962
Monk, Funk Or Vice Versa (Monk, Bunk And Vice Versa)
The Search
O.P. (O.P.O.P.)
Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Jimmy Owens or Hobert Dobsons (trumpet, flugelhorn) Julius Watkins (French horn) Howard Johnson (tuba) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Charles Mingus (bass, piano, recitation) Dannie Richmond (drums)
live in NYC, January 18, 1966
Majonet: The Arts Of Tatum And Freddie Webster / Don't Let It Happen Here
Cecil Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass)
Duet

1963

Charles Mingus - Five Mingus  (Impulse! A 54)

Rolf Ericson, Richard Williams (trumpet) Quentin Jackson (trombone) Don Butterfield (contrabass trombone, tuba) Jerome Richardson (flute, soprano,baritone saxophone) Dick Hafer (flute, tenor saxophone) Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Jay Barliner (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass, piano) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, January 20, 1963
11300Celia
11303I X Love
Eddie Preston, Richard Williams (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Dick Hafer (flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (flute, soprano,baritone saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Walter Perkins (drums)
NYC, September 20, 1963
11756Hora Decubitus
11757Theme For Lester Young
11758II B.S.
11760Better Get Hit In Yo' Soul
11762Mood Indigo
** also issued on Impulse! IMPD 170.

Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady  (Impulse! A 35)

Rolf Ericson, Richard Williams (trumpet) Quentin Jackson (trombone) Don Butterfield (contrabass trombone, tuba) Jerome Richardson (flute, soprano,baritone saxophone) Dick Hafer (flute, tenor saxophone) Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Jay Barliner (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass, piano) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, January 20, 1963
11301Track A - Solo Dancer: Stop! Look! And Listen, Sinner Jim Whiney!
11302Track B - Duete Solo Dancers: Heart's Beat And Shades In Physical Embraces
11304Track C - Group Dancers: (Soul Fusion) Freedwoman And Oh, This Freedom's Slave Cries
11317Mode D - Trio And Group Dancers: Stop! Look! And Sing Songs Of Revolutions!
11318Mode E - Single Solos And Group Dance: Saint And Sinner John In Merriment On Battle Front
11319Mode F - Group And Solo Dance: Of Love, Rain, And Passioned Revolt, Then Farewell, My Belove, Till It's Freedom Day
** also issued on Impulse! IMPD 174.

Charles Mingus - Mingus Plays Piano  (Impulse! A 60)

Charles Mingus (piano)
NYC, June 30, 1963
90096Myself When I Am Real
90097I Can't Get Started
90098Body And Soul
90099Roland Kirk's Message
90100Memories Of You
90101She's Just Miss Popular Hybrid
90102Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Silk Blues
90103Meditations For Moses
90104Old Portrait
90105I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
90106Compositional Theme Story...: Medleys / Anthems And Folklore
** also issued on MCA 29067; Impulse! IMPD 217.

Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene, Vol. 1  (Impulse! A 99)

Eddie Preston, Richard Williams (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Don Butterfield (tuba) Dick Hafer (flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone) Jerome Richardson (flute, soprano,baritone saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, narrator) Walter Perkins (drums)
NYC, September 20, 1963
11759Freedom

1964

Charles Mingus Sextet With Eric Dolphy - Cornell 1964  (Blue Note 0946 3 92210 2 8)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Cornell University", Ithaca, NY, March 18, 1964
Opening
ATFW You
Sophisticated Lady
Fables Of Faubus
Orange Wat The Colour Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk
Take The "A" Train
Meditations
So Long Eric
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Jitterbug Waltz

Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert 1964, Vol. 1  (Mingus JWS 005)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Town Hall", NYC, April 4, 1964
So Long Eric
Meditations (Praying With Eric, Part 1)
Meditations (Praying With Eric, Part 2)
** also issued on America (F) 30 AM 6140. Original Jazz Classics OJC 042, OJCCD 042-2 entitled "Town Hall Concert".

Charles Mingus - Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vol. 1  (Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50506/07)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Concertgebouw", Amsterdam, Holland, April 10, 1964
Parkeriana (Dedicated To A Genius)
So Long Eric
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk
Meditations (Meditation On A Pair Of Wire Cutters)

Charles Mingus - Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vol. 2  (Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50608)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"Concertgebouw", Amsterdam, Holland, April 10, 1964
Fables Of Faubus, Part 1
Fables Of Faubus, Part 2
A.T.F.W.U.S.A. (A.T.F.W.Y.O.U.)
Sophisticated Lady

Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Oslo 1964, Vol. 1  (Landscape (F) LS2 913)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"University Aula", Oslo, Norway, April 12, 1964
Fables Of Faubus
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk

Charles Mingus - Live In Oslo 1964 Featuring Eric Dolphy  (Jazz Up (It) JU 307)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"University Aula", Oslo, Norway, April 12, 1964
So Long Eric
Ow! (Parkeriana (incomplete))
Take The "A" Train

Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Oslo 1964, Vol. 2  (Landscape (F) LS2 919)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"University Aula", Oslo, Norway, April 12, 1964
Meditations
Parkeriana

Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Stockholm 1964  (Royal Jazz (D) RJD 518)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Konserthuset", Stockholm, Sweden, April 13, 1964
Meditations
So Long Eric
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk
Peggy's Blue Skylight
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Fables Of Faubus (Fables For Faubus)
same personnel
Stockholm, Sweden, April 13, 1964
So Long Eric (rehearsal take)
Meditations (false start) (rehearsal take)

Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Copenhagen 1964  (Landscape (F) LS2 905)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Old Fellow Palaet's Store Sal", Copenhagen, Denmark, April 14, 1964
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress
A.T.F.W.U.S.A.

Charles Mingus - Astral Weeks  (Moon (It) MLP 016-1)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"Old Fellow Palaet's Store Sal", Copenhagen, Denmark, April 14, 1964
Meditations
Fables Of Faubus
** also issued on Moon (It) MCD 016-2.

Charles Mingus Orchestra With Eric Dolphy 1964, Vol. 1 - Hope So Eric  (Ingo (It) ten)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
Bremen, West Germany, April 16, 1964
So Long Eric (Hope So Eric, Part 1)
So Long Eric (Hope So Eric, Part 2)

Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Europe  (Unique Jazz UJ 23)

Johnny Coles (trumpet -2) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute -2) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone -2) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass -2) Dannie Richmond (drums -2)
Bremen, West Germany, April 16, 1964
1.A.T.F.W.U.S.A.
2.Sophisticated Lady

Charles Mingus Orchestra With Eric Dolphy, Vol. 2 - Fables Of Faubus  (Ingo (It) thirteen)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
Bremen, West Germany, April 16, 1964
Fables Of Faubus, Part 1
Fables Of Faubus, Part 2

Charles Mingus Orchestra With Eric Dolphy, Vol. 3 - Parkeriana  (Ingo (It) fifteen)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
Bremen, West Germany, April 16, 1964
Meditations
Ow! (Parkeriana)

The Great Concert Of Charles Mingus  (America (F) 30 AM 003-005)

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Salle Wagram", Paris, France, April 17, 1964
So Long Eric, Part 1 (Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Part 1)
So Long Eric, Part 2 (Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Part 2)
omit Coles
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 18, 1964
Intro And Presentation
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk
Parkeriana
Meditations (Meditation For Integration)
Fables Of Faubus, Part 1
Fables Of Faubus, Part 2
Sophisticated Lady
** also issued on Prestige P 34001.

Charles Mingus - Meditation  (Esoldun (F) FC 102)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Salle Wagram", Paris, France, April 17, 1964
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk
Meditations
Fables Of Faubus
Peggy's Blue Skylight

Charles Mingus - Live In Paris 1964, Vol. 2  (Esoldun (F) FC 110)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"Salle Wagram", Paris, France, April 17, 1964
Parkeriana

Charles Mingus - Mingus In Europe, Vol. I  (Enja (G) 3049)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Wuppertal Townhall", Wuppertal, West Germany, April 26, 1964
Fables Of Faubus
I Can't Get Started (Starting)
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 3049-2.

Charles Mingus - Mingus In Europe, Vol. I  (Enja (G) ENJ 3049-2)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"Wuppertal Townhall", Wuppertal, West Germany, April 26, 1964
Meditations (Meditation On A Pair Of Wire Cutters)
** reissue of Enja (G) 3049 + 1 bonus track.

Charles Mingus - Mingus In Europe, Vol. II  (Enja (G) 3077)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"Wuppertal Townhall", Wuppertal, West Germany, April 26, 1964
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress
Peggy's Blue Skylight (Charlemagne)
** also issued on Enja (G) ENJ 3077-2.

Charles Mingus - Mingus In Europe, Vol. II  (Enja (G) ENJ 3077-2)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"Wuppertal Townhall", Wuppertal, West Germany, April 26, 1964
So Long Eric
** reissue of Enja (G) 3077 + 1 bonus track.

Charles Mingus - Mingus In Stuttgart, April 28, 1964 Concert  (Unique Jazz UJ 007/08)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Mozart-Saal/Liederhalle", Stuttgart, West Germany, April 28, 1964
So Long Eric
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk (Orange Was The Color Of Her Hair)
These Foolish Things
Peggy's Blue Skylight
Meditations

Charles Mingus - Mingus In Stuttgart, April 28, 1964 Concert  (Unique Jazz UJ 009)

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"Mozart-Saal/Liederhalle", Stuttgart, West Germany, April 28, 1964
A.T.F.W.U.S.A.
Sophisticated Lady
Fables Of Faubus, Part 1
Fables Of Faubus, Part 2

Charles Mingus - Right Now: Live At The Jazz Workshop  (Fantasy LP 6017)

John Handy (alto saxophone -1) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jane Getz (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"The Jazz Workshop", San Francisco, CA, June 2 & 3, 1964
1.New Fables
2.Meditation (For A Pair Of Wire Cutters)
** also issued on Fantasy LP 86017; Original Jazz Classics OJC 237, OJCCD 237-2. America (F) 30 AM 6063 entitled "Right Now".

Charles Mingus - Mingus At Monterey  (Mingus JWS 001/02)

Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Bobby Bryant, Melvin Moore (trumpet -2) Lou Blackburn (trombone -2) Red Callender (tuba -2) Buddy Collette (flute, piccolo, alto saxophone -2) Jack Nimitz (bass clarinet, baritone saxophone -2) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) John Handy (tenor saxophone -1) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass -1, bass, piano -2) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Monterey Jazz Festival", Monterey, CA, September 20, 1964
1.Duke Ellington Medley: I've Got It Bad / In A Sentimental Mood / All Too Soon / Mood Indigo / Sophisticated Lady / Take The "A" Train / Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk
2.Meditations On Integration
** also issued on America (F) 30 AM 001-002.

1965

Charles Mingus - My Favorite Quintet, Vol. 1: Tyrone Guthrie Theater  (Mingus JWS 009)

Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Tyrone Guthrie Theater", Minneapolis, MN, summer 1965
So Long Eric
Medley: She's Funny That Way / Embraceable You / I Can't Get Started / Ghost Of A Chance / Old Portrait / Cocktails For Two
** also issued on America (F) 30 AM 6105 entitled "Town Hall Concert".

Charles Mingus - Music Written For Monterey 1965. Not Heard... Played In Its Entirety At UCLA, Vol. 1&2  (Mingus JWS 013/014)

Hobart Dotson (trumpet -1/3,5,7/9) Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet -1/3,5/9) Jimmy Owens (trumpet, flugelhorn -1/3,5,7/9) Julius Watkins (French horn -1/3,5,7/9) Howard Johnson (tuba -1/3,5,7/9) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone -1/3,5/9) Charles Mingus (bass, piano, narrator) Dannie Richmond (drums -1/3,5/9)
"Royce Hall", University Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, December 25, 1965
1.Meditation On Inner Piece, Part 1
2.Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too
3.Don't Let It Happen Here
4.Meditation On Inner Piece, Part 2
5.Once Upon A Time, There Was A Holding Corporation Called Old America, Part 1/3
6.Ode To Bird And Dizzy
7.They Trespass The Land Of The Sacred Sioux
8.The Arts Of Tatum And Freddie Webster
9.Muskrat Ramble

1970

Charles Mingus - Dizzy Atmosphere: Live At Historic Slug's, Vol. 1  (Jazz View (G) J-Bop 043)

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jimmy Vass (alto saxophone) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone, flute) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Slug's", NYC, March 31, 1970
Ray's Idea
So Long Eric
If I Should Lose You
I Can't Get Started
Dizzy Atmosphere
Peggy's Blue Skylight
Better Git It In Your Soul
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress

Charles Mingus - Fables Of Faubus: Live At Historic Slug's, Vol. 2  (Jazz View (G) J-Bop 044)

Bill Hardman (trumpet) Jimmy Vass (alto saxophone) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone, flute) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"Slug's", NYC, March 31, 1970
Fables Of Faubus
In A Sentimental Mood
Take The "A" Train
Billie's Bounce / Koko
O.P.
Greensleeves

Charles Mingus - Statements  (Joker (J) UPS 2072)

Eddie Preston (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Teatro Lirico", Milan, Italy, October 25, 1970
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress
The Man Who Never Sleeps
O.P.

Charles Mingus - Paris TNP  (Ulysse Musique (F))

Eddie Preston (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Theatre National Populaire Du Palais De Chaillot", Paris, France, October 28, 1970
The Man Who Never Sleeps
O.P. (Tribute To Oscar Pettiford)
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress
Ellington Medley: In A Sentimental Mood / Sophisticated Lady / Mood Indigo / Take The "A" Train

Charles Mingus - In Paris 1970  (DIW Records (J) DIW-326)

Eddie Preston (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
"Theatre National Populaire Du Palais De Chaillot", Paris, France, October 28, 1970
Fables Of Faubus
She's Funny That Way

Charles Mingus In Paris: The Complete America Session  (Sunnyside SSC 3065)

Eddie Preston (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
Studio Decca, Paris, France, October 31, 1970
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird: Warm Up And First False Start
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird: Second False Start
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird: Third False Start
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird (incomplete)
Blue Bird (incomplete)
Blue Bird: Reprise
Pithecanthropus Erectus: Incomplete (take 1)
Pithecanthropus Erectus: Rehearsal
Pithecanthropus Erectus: False Start
Pithecanthropus Erectus: To The End
Pithecanthropus Erectus: Mingus Explanations, Restart
Peggy's Blue Skylight: First False Start
Peggy's Blue Skylight: Second False Start
Peggy's Blue Skylight: Third False Start And Rehearsal
Peggy's Blue Skylight: (alt. take) (fast version)
Love Is A Dangerous Necessity: First False Start
Love Is A Dangerous Necessity: Second False Start
** same contents as America (F) 30 AM 6109 + 30 AM 6110 + 17 bonus tracks.

Charles Mingus - Blue Bird  (America (F) 30 AM 6110)

Eddie Preston (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
Studio Decca, Paris, France, October 31, 1970
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
Blue Bird
** part of Sunnyside SSC 3065.

Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus  (America (F) 30 AM 6109)

Eddie Preston (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
Studio Decca, Paris, France, October 31, 1970
Pithecanthropus Erectus
Peggy's Blue Skylight
Love Is A Dangerous Necessity
** part of Sunnyside SSC 3065.

Charles Mingus Sextet In Berlin  (Beppo (E) BEP 508)

Eddie Preston (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
Berlin, West Germany, November 5, 1970
History
O.P.
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird
The Man Who Never Sleeps

1971

Charles Mingus  (Columbia (J) NCB 7008)

Eddie Preston (trumpet) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) Masahiko Sato (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, composer, arranger) Toshiyuki Miyama And His New Herd Orchestra, Toshiyuki Miyama (conductor) Jaki Byard (arranger)
Nippon Columbia Studios, Tokyo, Japan, January 14, 1971
The Man Who Never Sleeps
Portrait
O.P.

Charles Mingus - Newport 1971  (Cool Jazz (J) 798)

Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Virgil Day (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, July 3, 1971
Intro By George Wein, Father Norman O'Connor
Peggy's Blue Skylight
Pithecanthropus Erectus
Cocktails For Two
O.P.
Intro By Father Norman O'Connor

Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music  (Columbia KC 31039)

Lonnie Hillyer, Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Wilder, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Jerry Dodgion, Bobby Jones, Hal McKusick, James Moody (reeds) Charles McCracken (cello) Jaki Byard, John Foster, Roland Hanna (piano) Ron Carter, Richard Davis, Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, composer, arranger) Dannie Richmond (drums) Teo Macero (conductor, alto saxophone) and others
NYC, September 23, 1971
The Shoes Of The Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers
The I Of Hurricane Sue
same personnel
NYC, September 30, 1971
Hobo Ho
same personnel
NYC, October 1, 1971
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too
same personnel
NYC, November 18, 1971
The Chill Of Death
Adagio Ma Non Troppo
** also issued on Columbia/Legacy CK 48910.

Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music  (Columbia/Legacy CK 48910)

Lonnie Hillyer, Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Wilder, Snooky Young (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Julius Watkins (French horn) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Jerry Dodgion, Bobby Jones, Hal McKusick, James Moody (reeds) Charles McCracken (cello) Jaki Byard, John Foster, Roland Hanna (piano) Ron Carter, Richard Davis, Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, composer, arranger) Dannie Richmond (drums) Teo Macero (conductor, alto saxophone) and others: same personnel
NYC, September 30, 1971
Taurus In The Arena Of Life
** reissue of Columbia KC 31039 + 1 bonus track.

1972 (age 50)

Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert  (Columbia KG 31614)

Jon Faddis, Lonnie Hillyer, Lloyd Michaels, Eddie Preston (trumpet) Eddie Bert (bass trombone) Richard Berg, Sharon Moe (French horn) Robert Stewart (tuba) Howard Johnson (tuba, bass saxophone) James Moody (flute) Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, George Dorsey (tenor saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) John Foster, Randy Weston (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Joe Chambers (drums) Dizzy Gillespie, Honey Gordon (vocals) Bill Cosby (vocals, announcer) Sy Johnson (arranger) Teo Macero (arranger, conductor)
"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 4, 1972
CO112563Honeysuckle Rose
CO112564Jump Monk
CO112565E.S.P.
CO112566Ecclusiastics
CO112567Eclipse
CO112568Us Is Two
CO112570Mingus Blues
CO112571Little Royal Suite
CO112574E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too
CO113019Ool-Ya-Koo
** also issued on Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975.

Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert  (Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975)

Jon Faddis, Lonnie Hillyer, Lloyd Michaels, Eddie Preston (trumpet) Eddie Bert (bass trombone) Richard Berg, Sharon Moe (French horn) Robert Stewart (tuba) Howard Johnson (tuba, bass saxophone) James Moody (flute) Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perri (alto saxophone) Gene Ammons, George Dorsey (tenor saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) John Foster, Randy Weston (piano) Milt Hinton (bass) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Joe Chambers (drums) Dizzy Gillespie, Honey Gordon (vocals) Bill Cosby (vocals, announcer) Sy Johnson (arranger) Teo Macero (arranger, conductor): same session
"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 4, 1972
Introduction By Bill Cosby
CO112569Taurus In The Arena Of Life (Number One Grandson)
Introduction To Little Royal Suite By Bill Cosby
Introduction To Strollin' By Bill Cosby
CO112572Strollin'
CO112573The I Of Hurricane Sue
Portrait
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too
** reissue of Columbia KG 31614 + 8 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 1&2  (Cobblestone CST 9025-2)

Cat Anderson, Jimmy Owens (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Roland Hanna (piano) Milt Buckner (organ) Charles Mingus (bass) Alan Dawson (drums)
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, July 6, 1972
25534Jumpin' At The Woodside
25535Lo-Slo Blues
** part of Cobblestone CST 9032-6.

Charles Mingus - Nice Jazz Festival 1972  (Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-025)

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals -2,3) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
"Nice Jazz Festival", Nice, France, July 20, 1972
1.Fables Of Faubus
2.Blues Medley Jam
3.Pops (When The Saints Go Marchin' In)

Various Artists - After Hours: The Great Pescara Jam Sessions  (Port's Song (It) CD L1003)

Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums)
"Pescara Jazz Festival", Pescara, Italy, July 29 or 30, 1972
For All We Know
Sophisticated Lady / I Can't Get Started
Blues In The Closet
The Days Of Wine And Roses

Charles Mingus - Live In Holland 1972  (Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042)

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
Loosdrecht, Holland, August 12, 1972
Intro
Pops (When The Saints Go Marchin' In)
The Man Who Never Sleeps
Fables Of Faubus
Mindreaders Convention In Milano (My Music Emission)
Cherokee (theme)
Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 28, 1972
Introduction By Dexter Gordon

Charles Mingus - Lost Ronnie Scott's Jam  (Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-047/048/049)

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, August 14 or 15, 1972
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress (alternate ending)
Blues In F
Mindreaders Convention In Milano (My Music Emission) / Koko (theme)
Pops (When The Saints Go Marchin' In)
The Man Who Never Sleeps
Air Mail Special (theme)
Fables Of Faubus

Charles Mingus - Rare Live Broadcasts 1972 & 1973  (Cool Jazz (J) 2156)

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw): same personnel
"Jazz Workshop, Jazz Now Festival", "Kongress Saal Des Deutschen Museums", Munich, West Germany, August 17, 1972
The Man Who Never Sleeps
Interview (Mingus And McPherson)
Ronald Hampton (trumpet, French horn) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Doug Hammond (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival In New York City", "Apollo Theatre", NYC, July 3, 1973
Announcement
Fables Of Faubus
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

Charles Mingus - Stormy And Funky Blues  (Moon (It) MCD 064-2)

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Bobby Jones (tenor saxophone, clarinet) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
"Jazz Workshop, Jazz Now Festival", "Kongress Saal Des Deutschen Museums", Munich, West Germany, August 17, 1972
Blues Medley: John's Blues (Blues For Some Bones) / Blues For Roy's Saw / Noddin' Ya Head Blues
George Adams (tenor saxophone, vocals) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Umbria Jazz Festival", "Piazza Del Popolo", Todi, Italy, July 28, 1974
Flowers For A Lady (Angry Reeds)
Devil Blues (Stormy And Funky Blues)
Opus 3 (Squeezed Strings)
Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
Milan, Italy, July 20, 1977
Cumbia And Jazz Fusion (incomplete)

Charles Mingus - Live In Chateauvallon, 1972  (France's Concert (F) FCD 134)

Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) John Foster (piano, vocals) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
live in Chateauvallon, France, August 22, 1972
Duke Ellington Medley: Blues In G (bass solo) / In A Sentimental Mood / Sophisticated Lady / Unknown Ellington Tune / Mood Indigo / Take The "A" Train
Fables Of Faubus
Diane (Body And Soul)
Blues Medley: John's Blues (Blues For Some Bones) / Blues For Roy's Saw / Noddin' Ya Head Blues

Charles Mingus Quintet Featuring Dexter Gordon  (White Label)

Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 28, 1972
Jelly Roll Muddy Blues

Charles Mingus - Blue Skylark  (Original Revival Collection 8256)

Joe Gardner (trumpet) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone, flute) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
"Jazz Jamboree 1972", Warsaw, Poland, October 20, 1972
Peggy's Blue Skylight
Blues For A Saw

Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree '72  (Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0929)

Joe Gardner (trumpet) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone, flute) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw): same session
"Jazz Jamboree 1972", Warsaw, Poland, October 20, 1972
Celia (incomplete)
** also issued on Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) SXL 0929.

Charles Mingus - Stockholm 1964 And Berlin 1972  (Tribal Blast (J) DVD-007)

Joe Gardner (trumpet) Cat Anderson (trumpet -3) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone, flute) John Foster (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums, musical saw)
"Berliner Jazztage", "Philharmonie", Berlin, West Germany, November 5, 1972
1.Peggy's Blue Skylight
2.Celia
3.Perdido

1973

Charles Mingus - Jazz Workshop 1973  (Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-032)

Joe Gardner (trumpet) John Stubblefield (reeds) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) C. Scoby Stroman (drums)
"The Jazz Workshop", Boston, MA, January 23, 1973
Peggy's Blue Skylight
Fables Of Faubus
unknown title
C Jam Blues

Charles Mingus - Mingus Moves  (Atlantic SD 1653)

Ronald Hampton (trumpet, tambourine) George Adams (tenor saxophone, flute) Don Pullen (piano, organ) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Honey Gordon, Doug Hammond (vocals -3) Sy Johnson (arranger)
NYC, October 29, 30 & 31, 1973
1. 28318Canon
2. 28319Opus IV
3. 28320Moves
4. 28321Wee
5. 28322Flowers For A Lady
6. 28323Newcomer
7. 28324Opus III
** also issued on Rhino R2 71454.

Charles Mingus - Mingus Moves  (Rhino R2 71454)

Ronald Hampton (trumpet, tambourine) George Adams (tenor saxophone, flute) Don Pullen (piano, organ) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Sy Johnson (arranger)
NYC, October 29, 30 & 31, 1973
28325The Call
28326Big Alice
** reissue of Atlantic SD 1653 + 2 bonus tracks.

1974

Charles Mingus - Mingus At Carnegie Hall  (Atlantic SD 1667)

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) John Handy (alto,tenor saxophone) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Rahsaan Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, stritch) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, January 19, 1974
29421Perdido
29422C Jam Blues

Charles Mingus - Midnight Jam  (Cool Jazz (J) 2187)

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Eddie Daniels, Joe Farrell, Dewey Redman (tenor saxophone) Michal Urbaniak (violin) Roland Hanna (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Freddie Waits (drums) George Wein (announcer)
"Newport Jazz Festival In New York 1974", "Radio City Music Hall", NYC, July 4, 1974
Introduction By George Wein
All The Things You Are
Ballads Medley
The Theme

Charles Mingus - Umbria Jazz Festival 1974  (Deep Thought (J) DTVD-0006)

George Adams (tenor saxophone, vocals) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Umbria Jazz Festival", "Piazza Del Popolo", Todi, Italy, July 28, 1974
Opening
Intro / Take The "A" Train, Part 1
Take The "A" Train, Part 2
Ending

Charles Mingus - Changes One  (Atlantic SD 1677)

Marcus Belgrave, Jack Waltrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1974
31056Sue's Changes
31058Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
omit Belgrave
NYC, December 28, 1974
31055Remember Rockefeller At Attica
31057Devil Blues

Charles Mingus - Changes Two  (Atlantic SD 1678)

Jack Waltrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
NYC, December 28, 1974
31063For Harry Carney
Jack Waltrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Jackie Paris (vocals -4) Sy Johnson (arranger -4)
NYC, December 30, 1974
1. 31059Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A.
2. 31060Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk
3. 31061Black Bats And Poles
4. 31062Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love

1975

Charles Mingus - Village Vanguard 1975  (Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-017/018)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone, vocals) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, April 15, 1975
Fables Of Nixon, Rockefeller And Ford - Oh Lord, Help Mr. Ford (Fables Of Faubus)
For Harry Carney
Devil Blues
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk
Nobody Knows
Cherokee (theme) (Ko Ko)

Charles Mingus - Bremen 1975  (Cool Jazz (J) 346/347)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Postaula", Bremen, West Germany, July 9, 1975
Sue's Changes
For Harry Carney
Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A.
Black Bats And Poles
Fables Of Faubus
Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
Theme (Ko Ko)
Remember Rockefeller At Attica
Devil Blues

Charles Mingus - Live At Montreux  (Eagle Vision EREVDV449)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Benny Bailey (trumpet -4,5) George Adams (tenor saxophone, flute, vocals) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone -4,5) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 20, 1975
1.Devil Blues
2.Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A.
3.Sue's Changes
4.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
5.Take The "A" Train

Charles Mingus - Berliner Jazztage 1975  (Cool Jazz (J) 2250)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Hugh Lawson (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Berliner Jazztage 1975", Berlin, West Germany, November 8, 1975
For Harry Carney
Sue's Changes

Charles Mingus - Jazz Jamboree And More  (Cool Jazz (J) 966)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Hugh Lawson (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Dom Sindicata (Union Hall)", Belgrade, Yugoslavia, November 13, 1975
Sue's Changes
Nobody Knows
Cherokee (theme)

Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings  (Atlantic SD 3-600)

Charles Mingus (interviewee) Ilhan Mimaroglu (interviewer)
1975
Mingus On Mingus

1976

Charles Mingus - Keystone Korner  (Jazz Door (G) JD 1219)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Danny Mixon (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Keystone Korner", San Francisco, CA, March, 1976
Remember Rockefeller At Attica
Devil Blues
Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
For Harry Carney

Charles Mingus - Live At Sankei Hall 1976  (Couriers Of Jazz (J) COJ-006)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Danny Mixon (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Sankei Hall", Osaka, Japan, July 29, 1976
Opus Four
Diane
Nobody Knows
Fables Of Faubus / Cherokee
Ysabel's Table Dance
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Remember Rockefeller At Attica
Cherokee
For Harry Carney

1977

Charles Mingus - Three Or Four Shades Of Blues  (Atlantic SD 1700)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) George Coleman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Philip Catherine, Larry Coryell (guitar) Charles Mingus, George Mraz (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Paul Jeffrey (arranger)
NYC, March 9, 1977
33950Better Git Hit In Your Soul
33951Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
33952Noddin' Ya Head Blues
Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) George Coleman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bob Neloms, Jimmy Rowles (piano) Larry Coryell, John Scofield (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, March 10, 1977
33953Three Or Four Shades Of Blues
Jack Walrath (trumpet) Sonny Fortune (alto saxophone) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) George Coleman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Philip Catherine, John Scofield (guitar) Ron Carter, Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Paul Jeffrey (arranger)
33954Nobody Knows

Charles Mingus - Cumbia And Jazz Fusion  (Atlantic SD 8801)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone, bass trombone) Mauricio Smith (flute, piccolo, soprano,alto saxophone) Paul Jeffrey (oboe, tenor saxophone) Gene Scholtes (bassoon) Gary Anderson (contrabass clarinet, bass clarinet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Bradley Cunningham, Ricky Ford, Jack Walrath (South American rhythm instruments) Charles Mingus (bass, South American rhythm instruments, vocals, arranger) Dannie Richmond (drums) Candido, Daniel Gonzales, Ray Mantilla, Alfredo Ramirez (congas)
NYC, March 10, 1977
34956Cumbia And Jazz Fusion
Jack Walrath (trumpet) Dino Piana (valve trombone) Anastasio Del Bono (oboe, English horn) Pasquale Sabatelli (bassoon) Roberto Laneri (bass clarinet) Quarto Maltoni, Giancarlo Maurino (alto saxophone) George Adams (tenor saxophone, alto flute) Danny Mixon (piano, organ) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Dannie Richmond (drums)
Dirmaphon Studio, Rome, Italy, March 31, April 1, 1977
34957Music For "Todo Modo"
** also issued on Rhino R2 71785.

Charles Mingus - Cumbia And Jazz Fusion  (Rhino R2 71785)

Charles Mingus (piano)
NYC, March 1, 1977
Wedding March/Slow March (take 9)
Wedding March/Slow March (take 12)
** reissue of Atlantic SD 8801 + 2 bonus tracks.

Charles Mingus - Changes Live  (Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-053)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 3, 1977
Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
Noddin' Ya Head Blues
Three Or Four Shades Of Blues
For Harry Carney

Charles Mingus - Spain '77  (Excelsior ELP 100)

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
Sitges, Spain, July 16, 1977
For Harry Carney
Three Or Four Shades Of Blues
Cumbia And Jazz Fusion

The Music Of Charles Mingus  (Baystate (J) RVJ-6037)

Woody Shaw, Jack Walrath (trumpet) Peter Matt (French horn) Gerry Mulligan (soprano,baritone saxophone) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Paul Jeffrey (tenor saxophone, arranger) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone -1,3/8) Bob Neloms (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, September 6, 1977
1.Just For Laughs, Part 1
2.Just For Laughs, Part 2
3.Peggy's Blue Skylight
4.Carolyn "Keki" Mingus
5.Slop
6.Fables Of Faubus
7.Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
8.Farewell Farewell

Lionel Hampton Presents The Music Of Charles Mingus  (Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21005)

Woody Shaw, Jack Walrath (trumpet) Peter Matt (French horn) Ricky Ford, Paul Jeffrey (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Bob Neloms (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, vocals) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, November 6, 1977
Peggy's Blue Skylight
Fables Of Faubus
Caroline Keikki Mingus
Slop
Farewell, Farwell
Just For Laughs, Part 1
Duke Ellington's The Sound Of Love
Just For Laughs, Part 2

Various Artists - Giants Of Jazz, Vol. 2  (Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21014)

Woody Shaw, Jack Walrath (trumpet) Peter Matt (French horn) Ricky Ford, Paul Jeffrey (tenor saxophone) Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone) Lionel Hampton (vibraphone) Bob Neloms (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, vocals) Dannie Richmond (drums): same session
NYC, November 6, 1977
So Long Eric

1978

Charles Mingus - Something Like A Bird  (Atlantic SD 8805)

Randy Brecker, Mike Davis (trumpet) Jack Walrath (trumpet, arranger) Slide Hampton, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Akira Ohmori (alto saxophone) Ken Hitchcock (alto,soprano saxophone) Daniel Block, Michael Brecker, George Coleman, Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams, Ronnie Cuber, Craig Purpura (baritone saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Kenny Werner (electric piano) Larry Coryell, Ted Dunbar, Danny Toan, Jack Wilkins (guitar) Eddie Gomez, George Mraz (bass) Joe Chambers, Dannie Richmond (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion) Paul Jeffrey (conductor) Charles Mingus (composer, arranger)
NYC, January 18, 1978
36884Something Like A Bird, Part 1&2
Mike Davis (trumpet) Jack Walrath (trumpet, arranger) Jimmy Knepper, Keith O'Quinn (trombone) Lee Konitz, Yoshiaki Malta, Akira Ohmori (alto saxophone) Ken Hitchcock (alto,soprano saxophone) Daniel Block, Ricky Ford, John Tank (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams, Ronnie Cuber, Craig Purpura (baritone saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Larry Coryell, Ted Dunbar, Danny Toan, Jack Wilkins (guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Joe Chambers, Dannie Richmond (drums) Charles Mingus (composer, arranger) Paul Jeffrey (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 23, 1978
36855Farewell, Farwell

Charles Mingus - Me, Myself An Eye  (Atlantic SD 8803)

Randy Brecker, Mike Davis (trumpet) Jack Walrath (trumpet, arranger) Slide Hampton, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Akira Ohmori (alto saxophone) Ken Hitchcock (alto,soprano saxophone) Daniel Block, Michael Brecker, George Coleman, Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams, Ronnie Cuber, Craig Purpura (baritone saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Larry Coryell, Ted Dunbar, Jack Wilkins (guitar) Eddie Gomez, George Mraz (bass) Joe Chambers, Steve Gadd, Dannie Richmond (drums) Sammy Figueroa, Ray Mantilla (percussion) Paul Jeffrey (conductor) Charles Mingus (composer, arranger)
NYC, January 19, 1978
36249Three Worlds Of Drums
Randy Brecker, Mike Davis (trumpet) Jack Walrath (trumpet, arranger) Jimmy Knepper, Keith O'Quinn (trombone) Lee Konitz, Yoshiaki Malta, Akira Ohmori (alto saxophone) Ken Hitchcock (alto,soprano saxophone) Daniel Block, Michael Brecker, Ricky Ford, John Tank (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams, Ronnie Cuber, Craig Purpura (baritone saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Larry Coryell, Ted Dunbar, Jack Wilkins (guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Joe Chambers, Dannie Richmond (drums) Charles Mingus (composer, arranger) Paul Jeffrey (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 23, 1978
36250Devil Woman
36251Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
36252Carolyn "Keki" Mingus