Charles Mingus Discography

1945 (age 23)

Russell Jacquet And His All Stars

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 BoogieGlobe 105
APP6BLook What You've Done To Me-
* Globe 105   Russell Jacquet - Penny's Worth Of Boogie / Look What You've Done To Me

Howard McGhee Sextet

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) Vernon Biddle (piano) Stanley Morgan (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Nathan McFay (drums)
Hollywood, CA, May, 1945
JM2Deep MeditationModern Music 111; Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB 20
* Jazz Circle Basel (Swi) JCB 20   Various Artists - McGhee Special
* Modern Music 111   Hadda Brooks - Blues In B Flat / Howard McGhee - Deep Meditation

Charles Mingus Sextette

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 HopExcelsior CM132/CM133; Uptown UPCD 27.48
2. CM133Baby, Takes A Chance With Me-
3. CM134Lonesome Woman BluesExcelsior CM134/CM135; Uptown UPCD 27.48
4. CM135Swingin' An Echo-
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49
* Excelsior CM132/CM133   Charles Mingus - The Texas Hop / Baby, Takes A Chance With Me
* Excelsior CM134/CM135   Charles Mingus - Lonesome Woman Blues / Swingin' An Echo

Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars

Russell Jacquet (trumpet -1,3, 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 MoodApollo 769; Mosaic MR6-165
2. S1101Wondering And Thinking Of YouApollo 758; Mosaic MR6-165
3. S1103-2Memories Of YouApollo 760; Grand Award GA 33-315; Mosaic MR6-165
* Mosaic MR6-165, MD4-165   The Complete Illinois Jacquet Sessions 1945-50
* Grand Award GA 33-315   Rex Stewart Plays Duke Ellington/Illinois Jacquet And His All-Stars Play Uptown Jazz
* Apollo 769   Illinois Jacquet - Jacquet Mood / Robbins' Nest
* Apollo 758   Illinois Jacquet - Wondering And Thinking Of You / What's This
* Apollo 760   Illinois Jacquet - Memories Of You / Merle's Mood

Wynonie Harris With Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars

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)
Hollywood, CA, August 2, 1945
S1104-3Wynonie's BluesApollo 362; Trutone THF 428; Delmark DE-657; Mosaic MR6-165
S1105Here Comes The BluesApollo 363; Mosaic MR6-165
* Mosaic MR6-165, MD4-165   The Complete Illinois Jacquet Sessions 1945-50
* Delmark DE-657   Various Artists - West Coast Jive
* Apollo 362   Wynonie Harris - Wynonie's Blues / Somebody Changed The Lock On My Door
* Apollo 363   Wynonie Harris - Here Comes The Blues / Gone With The Wind
* Trutone THF 428   Wynonie Harris With Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars (no details)

Illinois Jacquet And His All Stars

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, circa middle August, 1945
S1113Bottom's UpApollo EP 602, LAP 104; Mosaic MR6-165
S1113-6-Apollo 756; Mosaic MR6-165
S1114Merle's Mood (Jacquet Mood)Apollo LAP 104; Jazz Selection (F) 518; Mosaic MR6-165
S1114-2Merle's MoodApollo 760; Mosaic MR6-165
S1115What's ThisApollo 758; Mosaic MR6-165
S1116-3Ghost Of A ChanceApollo 756, EP 602, LAP 104; Grand Award GA 33-315; Mosaic MR6-165
* Mosaic MR6-165, MD4-165   The Complete Illinois Jacquet Sessions 1945-50
* Grand Award GA 33-315   Rex Stewart Plays Duke Ellington/Illinois Jacquet And His All-Stars Play Uptown Jazz
* Apollo LAP 104; Vogue (E) LDE 026, (F) LD 087   Illinois Jacquet
* Apollo EP 602   Illinois Jacquet
* Apollo 756   Illinois Jacquet - Bottom's Up / Ghost Of A Chance
* Jazz Selection (F) 518   Illinois Jacquet - Jacquet Mood / Robbins' Nest
* Apollo 760   Illinois Jacquet - Memories Of You / Merle's Mood
* Apollo 758   Illinois Jacquet - Wondering And Thinking Of You / What's This

The Jacque Rabbit

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)Metro 23000; Mosaic MR6-165
ARA1049-3Ladies LullabyARA 144; Mosaic MR6-165
ARA1050-3Illinois Stomp (Jacquet Special)ARA 144; Metro 23000; Mosaic MR6-165
* Mosaic MR6-165, MD4-165   The Complete Illinois Jacquet Sessions 1945-50
* Metro 23000   Illinois Jacquet - Ladies Lullaby / Jacquet Special
* ARA 144   Illinois Jacquet - Ladies Lullaby / Illinois Stomp

Ernie Andrews With Wilbert Baranco Trio

Wilbert Baranco (piano) Buddy Harper (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Ernie Andrews (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, October 4, 1945
GEM20-AYou Go To My HeadGolden Guinea 1020
GEM20-BDon't Let The Sun Catch You Crying-
GEM21-AParadise LostGolden Guinea 1021
GEM21-BI Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance-
* Golden Guinea 1020   Ernie Andrews - You Go To My Head / Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
* Golden Guinea 1021   Ernie Andrews - Paradise Lost / I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance

Bob Mosley And His All Stars

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 RhythmBeltone J 751, J 764; IAJRC CD 1001
2. BTJ35-1Stormy MoodBeltone J 752, J 763; IAJRC CD 1001
3. BTJ36-2/3Beggin' The BoogieBeltone J 751, J 763; IAJRC CD 1001
4. BTJ37-5Bee Boogie BooBeltone J 752, J 764; IAJRC CD 1001
* IAJRC CD 1001   Tenor Sax Of Lucky Thompson - The Beginning Years
* Beltone J 751   Bob Mosley - Voot Rhythm / Beggin' The Boogie
* Beltone J 764   Bob Mosley - Voot Rhythm / Bee Boogie Boo
* Beltone J 752   Bob Mosley - Stormy Mood / Bee Boogie Boo
* Beltone J 763   Marion Abernathy - Stormy Mood / Beggin' The Boogie

Dinah Washington With Lucky Thompson's All Stars

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 BluesApollo 368; Grand Award GA 33-318; Delmark DL-451
S1171-2Walking BluesApollo 374; Delmark DL-451
S1172-2No Voot - No BootApollo 368; Delmark DL-451
S1173Chewin' Woman Blues (Chewin' Mama Blues)Apollo 396; Grand Award GA 33-318; Delmark DL-451
* Grand Award GA 33-318; Grand Award GA 264-SD   Dinah Washington Sings The Blues
* Delmark DL-451, DD-451   Dinah Washington - Mellow Mama
* Apollo 368   Dinah Washington - Wise Woman Blues / No Voot - No Boot
* Apollo 374   Dinah Washington - Walking Blues / Rich Man's Blues
* Apollo 396   Dinah Washington - Chewin' Mama Blues / Pacific Coast Blues

Dinah Washington With Lucky Thompson's All Stars

Karl George (trumpet) Jewel Grant (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -1/3) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 12, 1945
1. S1174-2My Lovin' PapaApollo 371; Delmark DL-451
2. S1175-1Rich Man's BluesApollo 374; Grand Award GA 33-318; Delmark DL-451
3. S1176Beggin' Woman Blues (Beggin' Mama Blues)Parrot 20-001; Grand Award GA 33-318; Delmark DL-451
4. S1177All Or Nothing Blues-
* Delmark DL-451, DD-451   Dinah Washington - Mellow Mama
* Grand Award GA 33-318; Grand Award GA 264-SD   Dinah Washington Sings The Blues
* Apollo 371   Dinah Washington - My Lovin' Papa / Mellow Mama Blues
* Apollo 374   Dinah Washington - Walking Blues / Rich Man's Blues
* Parrot 20-001   Dinah Washington - Beggin' Mama Blues / All Or Nothing Blues

Dinah Washington With Lucky Thompson's All Stars

Karl George (trumpet) Jewel Grant (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -1/3) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Dinah Washington (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, December 13, 1945
1. S1178Mellow Mama BluesApollo 371; Delmark DL-451
2. S1179My Voot Is Really VoutApollo 388; Delmark DL-451
3. S1180Blues For A DayApollo 388; Grand Award GA 33-318; Delmark DL-451
4. S1181Pacific Coast BluesApollo 396; Grand Award GA 33-318; Delmark DL-451
* Delmark DL-451, DD-451   Dinah Washington - Mellow Mama
* Grand Award GA 33-318; Grand Award GA 264-SD   Dinah Washington Sings The Blues
* Apollo 371   Dinah Washington - My Lovin' Papa / Mellow Mama Blues
* Apollo 388   Dinah Washington - My Voot Is Really Vout / Blues For A Day
* Apollo 396   Dinah Washington - Chewin' Mama Blues / Pacific Coast Blues

1946

Wilbert Baranco And His Rhythm Bombardiers

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 DayBlack & White 41; Tops L 1639
BW184-2Weepin' Willie-
BW185-2LEvery Time I Think Of YouBlack & White 42; Tops L 1639
BW186-2LBaranco Boogie-
* Tops L 1639   Wilbert Baranco And His Rhythm Bombardiers - Hot Piano
* Black & White 41   Wilbert Baranco - Night And Day / Weepin' Willie
* Black & White 42   Wilbert Baranco - Every Time I Think Of You / Baranco Boogie

Ivie Anderson And Her All Stars

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 GoodBlack & White 771; Jazztone J 1262; Storyville (E) SLP 804
BW204On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
BW205-1I Thought You Ought To KnowBlack & White 772; Storyville (E) SLP 804
BW206-3The Voot Is Here To Stay-
* Jazztone J 1262   Lena Horne Sings And Ivie Anderson - Lena And Ivie
* Storyville (E) SLP 804   Ivie Anderson And Her All Stars
* Black & White 771   Ivie Anderson - I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good / On The Sunny Side Of The Street
* Black & White 772   Ivie Anderson - I Thought You Ought To Know / The Voot Is Here To Stay

Charles Mingus And His Orchestra

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' BluesExcelsior 162; Uptown UPCD 27.48
2. OR162BBaby, Take A Chance With Me-
3. OR163AShuffle Bass BoogieExcelsior 163; Uptown UPCD 27.48
4. OR163BWeird Nightmare-
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49
* Excelsior 162   Charles Mingus - Ain't Jivin' Blues / Baby, Take A Chance
* Excelsior 163   Charles Mingus - Shuffle Bass Boogie / Weird Nightmare

Baron Mingus And His Rhythm

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 HeavenFentone 2003; Uptown UPCD 27.48
2. O-214Lyon's Roar-
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49
* Fentone 2003   Baron Mingus - Pennies From Heaven / Lyon's Roar

Baron Mingus Presents His Symphonic Airs

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 -1,3)
Hollywood, CA, March or August, 1946 or 1947 or January, 1949
1. O-189He's GoneFentone 2002; Swingtime (E) ST 1010; Uptown UPCD 27.48
2. O-190Story Of Love-
3.God's PortraitFentone 2001
4.unknown title-
* Swingtime (E) ST 1010   Charles Mingus - The Young Rebel
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49
* Fentone 2002   Baron Mingus - He's Gone / Story Of Love
* Fentone 2001   Baron Mingus - God's Portrait / unknown title (not released)

Howard McGhee And His Orchestra

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 PotatoMelodisc M 1001; IAJRC 25
KRI-23337Hoggin'Melodisc M 1002; IAJRC 25
KFI-23345Blues A La King-
FKI-26610Night MistMelodisc M 1001; IAJRC 25
* IAJRC 25   Various Artists - Modern Trumpet Leaders
* Melodisc M 1001   Howard McGhee - Sweet Potato / Night Mist
* Melodisc M 1002   Howard McGhee - Hoggin' / Blues A La King

Lady Will Carr And Her Trio

Lady Will Carr (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, April 26, 1946
388AS-2After Hours4 Star 1106
* 4 Star 1106   Lady Will Carr - After Hours / Lady Will Carr/Baron Mingus - Pipe Dream

Baron Mingus And His Octet

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 Zouch4 Star 1105
Love On A Greyhound Bus-
* 4 Star 1105   Baron Mingus - Ashby De La Zouch / Love On A Greyhound Bus

Baron Mingus And His Octet

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 -2)
Los Angeles, CA, May 6, 1946
1. 393ASMake Believe4 Star 1107; Uptown UPCD 27.48
2. 394AS-2Honey, Take A Chance With Me4 Star 1108; Swingtime (E) ST 1010; Uptown UPCD 27.48
3. 395ASBedspread4 Star 1107; Uptown UPCD 27.48
4. 396AS-2This Subdues My Passion4 Star 1108; Swingtime (E) ST 1010; Uptown UPCD 27.48
5. 397AS-2Pipe Dream4 Star 1106; Uptown UPCD 27.48
* Swingtime (E) ST 1010   Charles Mingus - The Young Rebel
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49
* 4 Star 1107   Baron Mingus - Make Believe / Bedspread
* 4 Star 1108   Baron Mingus - Honey, Take A Chance With Me / This Subdues My Passion
* 4 Star 1106   Lady Will Carr - After Hours / Lady Will Carr/Baron Mingus - Pipe Dream

Gene Morris Quintet

Walter Morris (trumpet) Gene Morris (tenor saxophone) George Williams (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Lee Young (drums) Lee Williams (vocals -2,4) unidentified band vocals (-1)
Los Angeles, CA, late 1946
1. KI-501-ARiff G.M.Clear Tone 501
2. KI-501-BIs It A Sin-
3. FOTO-502-AG-Ing With GeneClear Tone 502
4. FOTO-502-BLaughing At Life-
* Clear Tone 501   Gene Morris - Riff G.M. / Is It A Sin
* Clear Tone 502; Miltone 219   Gene Morris - G-Ing With Gene / Laughing At Life

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Neal Hefti, Shorty Sherock (trumpet -1,3) Corky Corcoran (alto saxophone -1,3) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Buddy Cole (piano) Dave Barbour (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Dave Coleman (drums)
live in Los Angeles, CA, circa 1946
1. 144/146Stompin' At The SavoyClef unissued
2. 147Body And Soul-
3. 148/149Tea For Two-

1947

Charles Mingus and others

Buddy Collette, Ted Nash (reeds) Artie Bernstein, Red Callender, Billy Hadnott, Artie Shapiro (bass) Charles Mingus (narrator) unidentified large orchestra, and others
Los Angeles, CA, circa February, 1947
The Chill Of Deathunissued

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 StompDecca 24505; MCA (F) 510.103, Coral (G) 6.22181
L4529Red TopDecca 24281, DL 4296; MCA (F) 510.112, Coral (G) 6.22181
L4530Giddy UpDecca 24281; MCA (F) 510.117, Coral (G) 6.22181
* MCA (F) 510.103, 1331   Lionel Hampton 3 - Sweatin' With Hamp 1945.1950
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22181   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 7: 1947-1949
* Decca DL 4296, DL 74296   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites
* MCA (F) 510.112   Lionel Hampton 4 - Seeds Of Swing 1945.1949
* MCA (F) 510.117   Lionel Hampton 5 - Swinging Sessions! 1945.1950
* Decca 24505   Lionel Hampton - Goldwyn Stomp / Hawk's Nest
* Decca 24281   Lionel Hampton - Red Top / Giddy Up

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

Teddy Buckner, Wendell Culley, Duke Garrette, Leo Shepherd, Walter Williams (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): Walter Williams (trumpet) replaces Young
Hollywood, CA, November 10, 1947
L4543Hawk's NestDecca 24505; MCA (F) 510.103, Coral (G) 6.22181
L4544Mingus FingusDecca 24428; MCA (F) 510.103, Coral (G) 6.22181
L4545Muchacho Azul-
L4546Midnight SunDecca 24429, DL 4296; MCA (F) 510.112, Coral (G) 6.22181
* MCA (F) 510.103, 1331   Lionel Hampton 3 - Sweatin' With Hamp 1945.1950
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22181   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 7: 1947-1949
* Decca DL 4296, DL 74296   Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Golden Favorites
* MCA (F) 510.112   Lionel Hampton 4 - Seeds Of Swing 1945.1949
* Decca 24505   Lionel Hampton - Goldwyn Stomp / Hawk's Nest
* Decca 24428   Lionel Hampton - Mingus Fingus / Muchacho Azul
* Decca 24429   Lionel Hampton - Three Minutes On 52nd Street / Midnight Sun

Lionel Hampton And His Sextet

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. L4560CherokeeDecca 24430; MCA (F) 510.181, Coral (G) 6.22181
2. L4561No. 2 Re-Bop And Be-Bop-
3. L4562Zoo-Baba-Do-Oo-EeDecca 24431; MCA (F) 510.181, Coral (G) 6.22181
4. L4563Be-Bop's Turning Blue-
* MCA (F) 510.181   Lionel Hampton 7 - Hamp's Small Combos 1947-1950
* MCA Coral (G) 6.22181   Lionel Hampton, Vol. 7: 1947-1949
* Decca 24430   Lionel Hampton - Cherokee / No. 2 Re-Bop And Be-Bop
* Decca 24431   Lionel Hampton - Zoo-Baba-Do-Oo-Ee / Be-Bop's Turning Blue

Curley Hamner And His Orchestra

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 LamSunrise 2115; Swingtime (E) ST 1010
2. SR2129Spooky Boogie-
* Swingtime (E) ST 1010   Charles Mingus - The Young Rebel
* Sunrise 2115   Curley Hamner - Bama Lama Lam / Spooky Boogie

Curley Hamner And His Orchestra

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 BluesSwingtime (E) ST 1010
Bow Legged Woman-
* Swingtime (E) ST 1010   Charles Mingus - The Young Rebel

1948

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 HouseWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
Adam Blew His HatCicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419
Goldwyn StompCicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Forlane (F) UCD 19008   Lionel Hampton/Gene Krupa

Charles Mingus Quartet

Buddy Collette (clarinet, alto saxophone) Wilbert Baranco (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) unknown (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, circa middle 1948
Mingus Fingus (Mingus Fingers)Dolphins Of Hollywood 200; Uptown UPCD 27.48
These Foolish Things-
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49
* Dolphins Of Hollywood 200   Charles Mingus - Mingus Fingus / These Foolish Things

Baron Mingus And His Rhythm

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 SoDolphins Of Hollywood 300; Uptown UPCD 27.48
2. DH-300-BBoppin' 'N Boston (Boppin' In Boston)-
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49
* Dolphins Of Hollywood 300   Charles Mingus - Say It Isn't So / Boppin' 'N Boston

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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) Wes Montgomery (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Earl Walker (drums)
radio broadcast, Geneva, NY, July 1, 1948
Adam Blew His HatWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Forlane (F) UCD 19008   Lionel Hampton/Gene Krupa

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 WaterfrontWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1
2.Good Rockin' TonightWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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 BoogieWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Forlane (F) UCD 19008   Lionel Hampton/Gene Krupa

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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): same personnel
radio broadcast, Peoria, IL, August 4, 1948
Body And SoulWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948

Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra

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): same personnel
radio broadcast, Denver, CO, August 11, 1948
Satchmo's BluesWeka (Swi) Jds 12-1; Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015; Alamac QSR 2419; Forlane (F) UCD 19008
* Weka (Swi) Jds 12-1   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Cicala Jazz Live (It) BLJ 8015   Lionel Hampton In Concert
* Alamac QSR 2419   Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra 1948
* Forlane (F) UCD 19008   Lionel Hampton/Gene Krupa

1949

Charles Mingus Solo

Charles Mingus (piano)
Ralph Manza's home, San Francisco, CA, February 10, 1949
arranging the intro to He's GoneUptown UPCD 27.48
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49

Charlie Mingus And His 22 Piece Be Bop Band

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 LoveRex Hollywood 28002; Uptown UPCD 27.48
REX28014-AInspiration, Part 1Rex Hollywood 28014; Uptown UPCD 27.48
REX28014-BInspiration, Part 2-
* Uptown UPCD 27.48   Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49
* Rex Hollywood 28002   Charles Mingus - The Story Of Love / Roy Porter - Don't Blame Me
* Rex Hollywood 28014   Charles Mingus - Inspiration, Part 1&2

1950

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 1950
D305-1Swedish Pastry (take 1)Savoy SJL 2212
D305-2Swedish Pastry (mst. take)Discovery 135, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D306Cheek To CheekDiscovery 134, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D307Night And DayDiscovery 135, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D308Time And TideDiscovery 134, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
* Savoy SJL 2212   The Red Norvo Trio With Tal Farlow And Charles Mingus
* Savoy MG 12088   Red Norvo - Move!
* Discovery DL 3018   Red Norvo Trio, Vol. 2
* Discovery 135   Red Norvo - Swedish Pastry / Night And Day
* Discovery 134   Red Norvo - Cheek To Cheek / Time And Tide

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass): same personnel
Chicago, IL, October 13, 1950
D375 | D405September SongDiscovery 147, DL 3012; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D376 | D406MoveDiscovery 145, DL 3012; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D377 | D407I've Got You Under My SkinDiscovery 144, DL 3012; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D378 | D409I Get A Kick Out Of YouDiscovery 146, DL 3012; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D379 | D408I'll Remember April-
D380 | D410I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeDiscovery 144, DL 3012; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D381 | D411Little White LiesDiscovery 145, DL 3012; Savoy MG 12093, SJL 2212
D382 | D412Have You Met Miss JonesDiscovery DL 3014; Savoy MG 12093, SJL 2212
D383 | D413Zing! Went The Strings Of My HeartDiscovery 147, DL 3012; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
Mood IndigoSavoy SJL 2212
Prelude To A Kiss-
'Deed I Do-
* Savoy MG 12088   Red Norvo - Move!
* Savoy SJL 2212   The Red Norvo Trio With Tal Farlow And Charles Mingus
* Savoy MG 12093   Red Norvo/George Shearing - Midnight On Cloud 69
* Discovery DL 3012   Red Norvo Trio, Vol. 1
* Discovery DL 3014   Various Artists - Songs By Rodgers And Hart - Songs By Johnny Green
* Discovery 147, 45-147   Red Norvo - September Song / Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
* Discovery 145, 45-145   Red Norvo - Move / Little White Lies
* Discovery 144, 45-144   Red Norvo - I've Got You Under My Skin / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
* Discovery 146, 45-146   Red Norvo - I Get A Kick Out Of You / I'll Remember April

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass): same personnel
Standard Transcriptions, Chicago, IL, probably late 1950-early 1951
Tea For TwoStandard Q 261
I Only Have Eyes For YouStandard Q 261; Natural Organic 7001
Budo-
Sweet Georgia BrownStandard Q 261; Rond-Lette A 28; Natural Organic 7001
Night And DayStandard Q 261
This Can't Be LoveStandard Q 261; Rond-Lette A 28; Natural Organic 7001
These Foolish Things-
Good BaitStandard Q 261; Natural Organic 7001
September SongStandard Q 261; Rond-Lette A 28; Natural Organic 7001
September In The RainStandard Q 261; Natural Organic 7001
I Get A Kick Out Of YouStandard Q 262
Swedish Pastry-
The Blue RoomStandard Q 262; Rond-Lette A 28; Natural Organic 7001
MoveStandard Q 262
If I Had You-
C Jam BluesStandard Q 262; Natural Organic 7001
Time And TideStandard Q 262
GodchildStandard Q 262; Natural Organic 7001
Crazy Rhythm-
Rose RoomStandard Q 262; Rond-Lette A 28; Natural Organic 7001
Where Or WhenStandard Q 266; Natural Organic 7001
East Of The SunStandard Q 266; Rond-Lette A 28; Natural Organic 7001
Begin The BeguineStandard Q 266; Natural Organic 7001
Honeysuckle RoseStandard Q 266; Rond-Lette A 28; Natural Organic 7001
Exactly Like You-
Zing! Went The Strings Of My HeartStandard Q 266
My Blue Heaven-
I'm Yours-
Sunday-
Cheek To Cheek-
Ay Ay AyRond-Lette A 28
Oh, Lady Be Good-
Confessin'-
* Natural Organic 7001   The Red Norvo Trio
* Rond-Lette A 28   Red Norvo Trio
* Standard Q 261   Red Norvo Trio
* Standard Q 262   Red Norvo Trio
* Standard Q 266   Red Norvo Trio

1951

Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass)
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1951
D480If I Had YouDiscovery 166, EP 18, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D481-1This Can't Be Love (take 1)Savoy SJL 2212
D481-2This Can't Be Love (take 2)-
D481-3This Can't Be Love (mst. take)Discovery 167, EP 18, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D482-1Godchild (take 1)Savoy SJL 2212
D482-2Godchild (take 2)-
D482-3Godchild (mst. take)Discovery 167, EP 18, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12088, SJL 2212
D483-3I'm YoursDiscovery 166, EP 18, DL 3018; Savoy MG 12093, SJL 2212
* Savoy MG 12088   Red Norvo - Move!
* Savoy SJL 2212   The Red Norvo Trio With Tal Farlow And Charles Mingus
* Savoy MG 12093   Red Norvo/George Shearing - Midnight On Cloud 69
* Discovery DL 3018   Red Norvo Trio, Vol. 2
* Discovery EP 18   Red Norvo Trio
* Discovery 166   Red Norvo - If I Had You / I'm Yours
* Discovery 167   Red Norvo - This Can't Be Love / Godchild

Charles Mingus - Spaulding Givens Duo

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 LoveDebut DLP 1; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1808-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
2.Darn That Dream-
3.Yesterdays-
4.Body And Soul-
5.Blue Moon-
6.Blue Tide-
7.Darn That Dream (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1808-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
8.Jeepers Creepers (take 1)-
9.Jeepers Creepers (take 2)-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1808-2   The Charles Mingus Duo And Trio - Debut Rarities, Vol. 2
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 1   Charles Mingus/Spaulding Givens - Strings And Keys

Miles Davis Sextet

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)Ozone 7; Beppo (E) BEP 501; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 124
The Squirrel-
Lady Bird-
* Ozone 7   Miles Davis - Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Art Blakey
* Beppo (E) BEP 501   Miles Davis At Birdland 1951
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 124   Miles Davis Featuring Stan Getz - Birdland Days

Billy Taylor Trio

Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Marquis Foster (drums)
"Storyville Club", Boston, MA, November 6, 1951
All The Things You AreRoost RLP 406
Lady Bird-
Laura-
What Is This Thing Called LoveRoost RLP 406; Alto AL 714
I'm Beginning To See The LightAlto AL 714
* Alto AL 714   Charles Mingus - Vital Savage Horizons
* Roost RLP 406   Billy Taylor - Jazz At Storyville

Melvin Moore

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 GoneKing 4519
K8151-1PossessedKing 4539
K8152-1Hold Me, Kiss Me, Squeeze Me-
K8153-1I'll Be ThereKing 4519
* King 4519   Melvin Moore - While I'm Gone / I'll Be There
* King 4539   Melvin Moore - Possessed / Hold Me, Kiss Me, Squeeze Me

Mel Torme With Red Norvo Trio

Red Norvo (vibraphone) Tal Farlow (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Mel Torme (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, 1951
unknown titlesunissued

1952 (age 30)

Charles Mingus Quintet

Lee Konitz (alto saxophone) Phyllis Pinkerton (piano) George Koutzen (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Al Levitt (drums) Jackie Paris (vocals -2,3) Bob Benton (vocals -4,5)
Lennie Tristano's Manhattan Studio, 317 East 32nd Street, NY, April 12, 1952
1. RKV5241PrecognitionDebut M 101; Swingtime (E) ST 1010; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
2.Portrait (take 1)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
3. RKV5242Portrait (take 2)Debut M 101; Swingtime (E) ST 1010; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
4.I've Lost My Love (take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
5.I've Lost My Love (take 2)-
6. E2KB6500-1Extrasensory PerceptionDebut M 103, DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
7.Extrasensory Perception (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Swingtime (E) ST 1010   Charles Mingus - The Young Rebel
* Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001   The Rarest On Debut: Charles Mingus
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2   The Charles Mingus Group Featuring Jackie Paris, The Gordons, And Bob Benton - Debut Rarities, Vol. 4
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut M 101; Cupol (Swd) American Jazz AJ 1   Charles Mingus - Precognition / Portrait
* Debut M 103   Charles Mingus - Montage / Extrasensory Perception

George Wallington Quartet

George Wallington (piano) Chuck Wayne (mandola -1) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1952
1. 351Love BeatPrestige 788, PRLP 136, PR 7587
2. 352Summer RainPrestige 803, PRLP 136, PR 7587
3. 353EscalatingPrestige PRLP 136, PR 7587
4. 354Laura-
* Prestige PR 7587; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1754, OJCCD 1754-2   The George Wallington Trios Featuring Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach
* Prestige PRLP 136   George Wallington Trio
* Prestige 788   George Wallington - Love Beat / Red, White And Blue
* Prestige 803   George Wallington - Summer Rain / When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 (complete)unissued
E2CB6494-2Paris In Blue, Edition 1 (Orientation)Debut M 102; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Paris In Blue, Edition 2Debut DEB 198
Paris In Blue, Edition 3Debut (J) DEB 198
E2CB6495-2Make BelieveDebut M 102; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
E2CB6497-2MontageDebut M 103; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2   The Charles Mingus Group Featuring Jackie Paris, The Gordons, And Bob Benton - Debut Rarities, Vol. 4
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut M 102; Cupol (Swd) American Jazz AJ 2   Charles Mingus - Paris In Blue / Make Believe
* Debut M 103   Charles Mingus - Montage / Extrasensory Perception

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Phil Brown (drums)
radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 20, 1952
OrnithologyKlacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
52nd Street Theme-
* Klacto (E) MG 101   Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1 - Ballads And Birdland

Oscar Pettiford Quartet

Billy Taylor (piano) Oscar Pettiford (cello) Charles Mingus (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
NYC, October 16 or February 21, 1952
1102Cello AgainRoost 546; Swingtime (E) ST 1010
1103Ah-Dee-Dong Blues (Oriental Cello Blues)Roost 561, OJ 1; Swingtime (E) ST 1010
1104Sonny BoyRoost 546; Swingtime (E) ST 1010
1105I'm Beginning To See The LightRoost 561; Swingtime (E) ST 1010
* Swingtime (E) ST 1010   Charles Mingus - The Young Rebel
* Roost OJ 1   Various Artists - Operation Jazz
* Roost 546; Jazz Selection (F) 824   Oscar Pettiford - Cello Again / Sonny Boy
* Roost 561; Jazz Selection (F) 823   Oscar Pettiford - Ah-Dee-Dong Blues / I'm Beginning To See The Light

John Mehegan With Charles Mingus

John Mehegan (piano, narrator) Charles Mingus (bass)
NYC, late 1952
Barrelhouse: Jelly Roll Morton / King Porter StompPerspective PR 1
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-
* Perspective PR 1   From Barrelhouse To Bop: A History Of Jazz Piano - Narrated And Played By John Mehegan With Charles Mingus, Bassist

Charlie Parker Sextet

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 AprilCharlie Parker PLP 404
* Charlie Parker PLP 404   Charlie Parker - The Happy "Bird"

1953

Sonny Stitt With Johnny Richards' Orchestra

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 PanzaRoost RLP 415
1157-2Sweet And Lovely-
1158-1If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)-
1159-2Hooke's Tours-
* Roost RLP 415   Sonny Stitt Playing Arrangements From The Pen Of Johnny Richards
= Mosaic MD9-208   The Complete Roost Sonny Stitt Studio Sessions

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 23, 1953
I Want To Be HappyESP-Disk' ESP 3022; Session Disc 109
I've Got You Under My Skin-
Sure Thing-
Embraceable You-
Woody'n You-
Salt Peanuts-
Lullaby Of Birdland (incomplete)Session Disc 109
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3022, ESPCD 3022   Bud Powell - Spring Broadcasts 1953
* Session Disc 109   The Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same personnel
"Club Kavakos", Washington, DC, April 5, 1953
I Want To Be HappyElektra/Musician E1-60030
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-
* Elektra/Musician E1-60030   Bud Powell - Inner Fires

Bud Powell Trio With Joe Timer Big Band

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

Spaulding Givens Trio

Spaulding Givens (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, April 14, 1953
Day Dream (take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1808-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Day Dream (take 2)-
Theme From "Rhapsody In Blue" (take 1)-
Theme From "Rhapsody In Blue" (take 2)-
Jet (take 1)-
Jet (take 2)-
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1808-2   The Charles Mingus Duo And Trio - Debut Rarities, Vol. 2
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings

The Gordons With Hank Jones Trio

Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) Honey Gordon (vocals -2/6) George Gordon Jr., George Gordon, Richard Gordon (vocals -3/5)
NYC, April 29, 1953
1.Medley: You Go To My HeadDebut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
2. RM508Can You Blame MeDebut M 110, DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
3. RM509You And MeDebut M 111; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
4.You And Me (alt. take)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001
5. RM510BebopperDebut M 110, DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
6. RM511CupidDebut M 111; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001   The Rarest On Debut: Charles Mingus
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1829-2   The Charles Mingus Group Featuring Jackie Paris, The Gordons, And Bob Benton - Debut Rarities, Vol. 4
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut M 110   The Gordons - Bebopper / Can You Blame Me Me
* Debut M 111   Honey Gordon - You And Me / Cupid

The Quintet

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)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
PerdidoDebut DLP 2, (D) DEP 31
-Debut DEB 124; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Salt Peanuts (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Salt Peanuts #1&2Debut DLP 2, DEB 124, (D) DEP 31; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You Are (undubbed version)Debut DLP 2, (D) DEP 32, 12DCD 4402-2
52nd Street Theme (undubbed version)-
All The Things You AreDebut DEB 124; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
52nd Street Theme-
* Debut DEB 124; Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC 044, OJCCD 044-2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall
= America (F) 30 AM 6053   Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall
* Prestige PR 24024   Various Artists - The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1
= Vogue (E) LDE 040; Disques Swing (F) M 33312   The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 31   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 32   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 2

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
I've Got You Under My SkinDebut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 111-2; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Embraceable YouDebut DLP 3, (D) DEP 49; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJC 111; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Sure Thing-
CherokeeDebut DLP 3, (D) DEP 34; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJC 111; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hallelujah (Jubilee)Debut DLP 3, (D) DEP 49; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJC 111; Prestige PR 24024, P 24052; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Lullaby Of BirdlandDebut DLP 3, (D) DEP 33; Fantasy LP 6006; Original Jazz Classics OJC 111; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Fantasy LP 6006, LP 86006   The Bud Powell Trio
= America (F) 30 AM 6056   Bud Powell - Charlie Mingus - Max Roach
* Prestige PR 24024   Various Artists - The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 111, OJCCD 111-2   Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2
* Prestige P 24052   Various Artists - Piano Giants
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 3; Vogue (E) LDE 053; Disques Swing (F) M 33313   Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 49   The Bud Powell Trio At Massey Hall
* Debut (D) DEP 34   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 4
* Debut (D) DEP 33   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 3

The Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Allen's Alley (Wee) (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Allen's Alley (Wee)Debut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 32; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hot House (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hot House #1&2Debut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 33; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
A Night In Tunisia (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
A Night In TunisiaDebut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 34; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 124; Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC 044, OJCCD 044-2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall
= America (F) 30 AM 6053   Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall
* Prestige PR 24024   Various Artists - The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 4   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3
= Vogue (E) LDE 087; Disques Swing (F) M 33318   The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3
* Debut (D) DEP 32   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 33   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 3
* Debut (D) DEP 34   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 4

Miles Davis Quartet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charles Mingus (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, May 19, 1953
482SmoochPrestige 45-353, PREP 1326, PRLP 161, PRLP 7054, PR 7352, PR 7822, PR 24012
* Prestige PRLP 7054; Original Jazz Classics OJC 093, OJCCD 093-2   Miles Davis - Blue Haze
* Prestige PR 7352   Miles Davis Plays For Lovers
* Prestige PR 7822   Miles Davis - Miles Ahead
* Prestige PR 24012   Miles Davis - Tallest Trees
* Prestige PRLP 161   Miles Davis
* Prestige PREP 1326   Miles Davis Quartet
* Prestige 45-353   Miles Davis - My Funny Valentine / Smooch

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 22, 1953
Cool Bluesunissued
All The Things You Are-
Lullaby Of Birdland-

Charlie Parker Quartet With Gil Evans Orchestra

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 NightVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1238-2--
1238-3--
1238-4--
1238-5--
1238-6--
1238-7-Mercury 11100; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2523
1239-1Old FolksVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1239-2--
1239-3--
1239-4--
1239-5--
1239-6--
1239-7--
1239-8--
1239-9-Mercury 11100; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, V6 8787, VE2 2523
1240-9If I Love AgainVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2523
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury 11100, 11100x45; Clef 11100, 11100x45   Charlie Parker - In The Still Of The Night / Old Folks

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 30, 1953
I've Got You Under My SkinESP-Disk' ESP 3023
Autumn In New YorkESP-Disk' ESP 3023; Alto AL 715
I Want To Be Happy-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3023, ESPCD 3023   Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953
* Alto AL 715   Bud Powell - First And Foremost

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Candido (congas)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 30, 1953
Moose The MoocheESP-Disk' ESP 3023; Stash STCD 10
Cheryl-
Lullaby Of BirdlandStash STCD 10
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3023, ESPCD 3023   Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953
* Stash STCD 10   Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard

Dizzy Gillespie Quartet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Birdland", NYC???, circa late May, 1953
Woody'n YouMythic Sound MS 6002-1
Salt Peanuts-
* Mythic Sound MS 6002-1, MS 6002-2   Earl Bud Powell, Vol. 2 - Burning In U.S.A., 53-55

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, NYC, May, 1953
Dance Of The InfidelsS.C.A.M. JPG 1; Queen-disc (It) Q-002
* S.C.A.M. JPG 1   Charlie Parker - Dance Of The Infidels
* Queen-disc (It) Q-002   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird With Miles And Dizzy

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, June 20, 1953
BudoESP-Disk' ESP 3023
My Heart Stood Still-
Dance Of The InfidelsESP-Disk' ESP 3023; Session Disc 109
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3023, ESPCD 3023   Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953
* Session Disc 109   The Bud Powell Trio

Billy Taylor Trio

Billy Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
NYC, summer 1953
Bass-Ically Speaking (alt. take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 111-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Bass-Ically Speaking (alt. take 2)-
Bass-Ically Speaking (alt. take 3)-
Bass-Ically SpeakingDebut DLP 3, (D) DEP 49; Original Jazz Classics OJC 111; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Untitled BluesOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 111-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 111, OJCCD 111-2   Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 3; Vogue (E) LDE 053; Disques Swing (F) M 33313   Bud Powell Trio - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 49   The Bud Powell Trio At Massey Hall

Bud Powell Trio

Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, July 11, 1953
Budounissued
My Heart Stood Still-
Dance Of The InfidelsESP-Disk' ESP 3023
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3023, ESPCD 3023   Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953

Trombone Rapport / Four Trombones

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)Debut DLP 14, (D) DEB 130; Fantasy LP 6005; Prestige P 24097; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
StardustDebut DLP 5, (D) DEB 130; Fantasy LP 6005; Prestige P 24097; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Move-
I'll Remember AprilDebut DLP 14, (D) DEB 130; Fantasy LP 6005; Prestige P 24097; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Now's The TimeDebut DEB 126; Prestige P 24097; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Trombosphere-
Ow!-
Chazzanova-
YesterdaysDebut DLP 5, (D) DEB 130, 12DCD 4402-2
Kai's Kid (Kai's Day)Debut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198, 12DCD 4402-2
ConversationRoost OJ 1
* Debut (D) DEB 130   Jazz Workshop - Trombone Rapport / Trombone Workshop
* Fantasy LP 6005, LP 86005   Four Trombones
= America (F) 30 AM 6055   Four Trombones, Vol. 1
* Prestige P 24097, PRCD 24097-2   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding/Willie Dennis/Bennie Green - Four Trombones... The Debut Recordings
* Debut DEB 126; Jazz Selection (F) LDM 30064   Four Trombones
= Fantasy LP 6008, LP 86008; America (F) 30 AM 6058   Four Trombones, Vol. 2
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Roost OJ 1   Various Artists - Operation Jazz
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 14   Trombone Rapport - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 2
= Vogue (E) LDE 178; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50041   Various Artists - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 2
* Debut DLP 5   Trombone Rapport - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 1
= Vogue (E) LDE 066; Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50007   Various Artists - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 1

Charles Mingus Nonet

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 -3,6,7) Paul Bley (conductor) Spaulding Givens (arranger)
NYC, October 28, 1953
1.Pink Topsy (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
2.Miss BlissDebut DEP 450; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
3.Blue Tide-
4.Pink TopsyDebut DEP 450
5.Pink Topsy (edited version)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
6.Eclipse (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
7.EclipseDebut DEP 450, DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 001   The Rarest On Debut: Charles Mingus
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2   The Charles Mingus Octet/The Jimmy Knepper Quintet - Debut Rarities, Vol. 1
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DEP 450   Charles Mingus Octet

Sonny Stitt With Johnny Richards' Orchestra

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 WalkRoost RLP 415
1179-3Pink Satin-
1180-4Shine On Harvest Moon-
1181-6Opus CCII-
* Roost RLP 415   Sonny Stitt Playing Arrangements From The Pen Of Johnny Richards
= Mosaic MD9-208   The Complete Roost Sonny Stitt Studio Sessions

Paul Bley Trio

Paul Bley (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
NYC, November 30, 1953
Opus I (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 201-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Opus IDebut DLP 7; Original Jazz Classics OJC 201; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Walkin' (Teapot)-
Like Someone In Love-
I Can't Get Started-
Spontaneous Combustion-
The ThemeOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 201-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Split KickDebut DLP 7; Original Jazz Classics OJC 201; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
This Time The Dream's On MeOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 201-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Zootcase-
Santa Claus Is Coming To TownDebut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 201; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 201, OJCCD 201-2   Introducing Paul Bley
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 7   Introducing Paul Bley
= Vogue (E) LDE 171; Disques Swing (F) M 33352   Paul Bley - Improvisations

Teo Macero Quintet

Teo Macero (alto,tenor saxophone, arranger) Lenny Dijay (accordion, arranger) Louis Lubella, Charles Mingus (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums, piano)
NYC, December 12, 1953
TeoDebut DLP 6
I'll Remember April-
I'll Remember April (alt. take)unissued
How Low The EarthDebut DLP 6
Mitzi-
Yesterdays-
Explorations-
Explorations (edited version)unissued
* Debut DLP 6   Teo Macero - Explorations

Oscar Pettiford And His Jazz Groups

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 LairDebut DLP 8, (D) DL 102; Fantasy LP 6010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Jack, The Fieldstalker-
Stockholm Sweetnin'-
Low And Behold-
* Fantasy LP 6010, LP 86010; America (F) 30 AM 6060   Oscar Pettiford - My Little Cello
= Original Jazz Classics OJC 112, OJCCD 1926-2   The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 8   The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet
= Disques Swing (F) M 33329   Oscar Pettiford Sextet, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DL 102   The New Oscar Pettiford Sextet

1954

Ada Moore

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 LoveDebut DLP 15; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1701
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-
The Man I Love (take 2)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1701-2
You Came A Long Way From St. Louis (take 4)-
The Devil Is A Woman (take 1)-
Lass From The Low Country (take 2)-
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 1701, OJCCD 1701-2   Ada Moore
* Debut DLP 15   Ada Moore - Jazz Workshop, Vol. 3

Thad Jones Quintet

Thad Jones (trumpet) Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, flute -1,2,4,5) Hank Jones (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 11, 1954
1.Elusive (Illusive)Debut DLP 12, DEB 127; Fantasy LP 6004; Debut (D) DEP 43, 12DCD 4402-2
2.Sombre Intrusion-
3.You Don't Know What Love Is-
4.Bitty DittyDebut DLP 12, DEB 127; Fantasy LP 6004; Debut (D) DEP 44, 12DCD 4402-2
5.ChazzanovaDebut DLP 12, (D) DEP 44; Original Jazz Classics OJC 625, OJCCD 625-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
6.I'll Remember AprilDebut DLP 12, DEB 127, (D) DEP 44; Fantasy LP 6004; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 127   Thad Jones
= Original Jazz Classics OJC 625, OJCCD 625-2   The Fabulous Thad Jones
* Fantasy LP 6004, LP 86004; America (F) 30 AM 6054   The Fabulous Thad Jones
= Prestige MPP 2506   Thad Jones And Charles Mingus
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 12; Vogue (E) LDE 172; Disques Swing (F) M 33354   The Fabulous Thad Jones
* Debut (D) DEP 43   The Fabulous Thad Jones, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 44   The Fabulous Thad Jones, Vol. 2

J.J. Johnson - Kai Winding Quintet

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 TrombonesSavoy 4506, XP 8140, MG 15038, MG 12125, MG 12010, SJL 2232
What Is This Thing Called LoveSavoy XP 8140, MG 15048, MG 12010, SJL 2232
LamentSavoy XP 8142, MG 15038, MG 12010, SJL 2232
The MajorSavoy XP 8141, MG 15048, MG 12010, SJL 2232
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Savoy MG 12010   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai
* Savoy SJL 2232   J.J. Johnson - Mad Be Bop
* Savoy MG 15038   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai
* Savoy MG 15048   J.J. Johnson Quintet - Kai Winding's All Stars
* Savoy XP 8140   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8142   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8141   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai, Vol. 2
* Savoy 4506   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Bernie's Tune / Blues For Trombones

J.J. Johnson - Kai Winding Quintet

J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Wally Cirillo (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 26, 1954
Bernie's TuneSavoy 4506, XP 8141, MG 15038, MG 12010, SJL 2232
ReflectionsSavoy XP 8141, MG 15038, MG 12010, SJL 2232
Co-OpSavoy XP 8140, MG 15038, MG 12010, SJL 2232
Blues In TwosSavoy XP 8142, MG 15038, MG 12010, SJL 2232
* Savoy MG 12010   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai
* Savoy SJL 2232   J.J. Johnson - Mad Be Bop
* Savoy MG 15038   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai
* Savoy XP 8141   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8140   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8142   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Jay And Kai, Vol. 3
* Savoy 4506   J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding - Bernie's Tune / Blues For Trombones

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Wynton Kelly (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) "Sabu" Martinez (congas -1/3,6)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 24, 1954
1. tk.2Too Marvelous For WordsBlue Note BLP 5057, BLP 1505
2. tk.4JayBlue Note 45-1651, BLP 5057, BLP 1505
3. tk.5Old Devil Moon-
4. tk.7It's You Or No OneBlue Note BLP 5057, BLP 1505
5. tk.10Time After TimeBlue Note BLP 5057, BLP 1506
6. tk.11Coffee PotBlue Note BLP 5057, BLP 1505
* Blue Note BLP 1505, BST 81505 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 81505 2   The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Vol. 1
* Blue Note BLP 1506, BST 81506 (pseudo stereo), CDP 7 81506 2   The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Vol. 2
* Blue Note BLP 5057; Vogue (E) LDE 162   The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson
= Jazz Selection (F) JSLP 50040   Jay Jay Johnson Quintet, Vol. 2
* Blue Note 45-1651   Jay Jay Johnson - Jay / Old Devil Moon

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 HeartSavoy MG 15050, MG 12059, SJL 1113
SCM6915Gregorian Chant-
SCM6916Eulogy For Rudy Williams-
SCM6917Tea For Two-
SCM6918Getting Together-
SCM6919Body And SoulSavoy MG 15050, SJL 1113
* Savoy MG 12059   Charles Mingus - Jazz Composers Workshop #2
* Savoy SJL 1113   Charles Mingus - Jazz Workshop
* Savoy MG 15050   Charles Mingus - The Moods Of Mingus

Vin Strong Quartet

Vin Strong (organ) Wally Richardson (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) James Smith (drums)
NYC, November 9, 1954
SVS7900LovinglyRegent MG 6004
SVS7901Heart StringsSavoy 1145; Regent MG 6004
SVS7902Swingin' The MamboSavoy 1145
SVS7903New Orleans MamboSavoy unissued
* Regent MG 6004   Various Artists - Organ - Sweet And Swingin'
* Savoy 1145   Vin Strong - Heart Strings / Swingin' The Mambo

Charles Mingus Sextet

Thad Jones (trumpet -1/4,7) John LaPorta (clarinet, alto saxophone) Teo Macero (tenor,baritone saxophone) Jackson Wiley (cello -1/4) Charles Mingus (bass, piano) Clem DeRosa (drums, tambourine)
NYC, December, 1954
1.What Is This Thing Called LovePeriod SPL 1107; Bethlehem BCP 65, BCP 90
2.Stormy WeatherPeriod SPL 1107; Bethlehem BCP 65, BCP 88, BCP 6034
3.Minor IntrusionPeriod SPL 1107; Bethlehem BCP 65
4.AbstractionsPeriod SPL 1107
5.Thrice Upon A ThemePeriod SPL 1111; Bethlehem BCP 65, BCP 85
6.Four HandsPeriod SPL 1111; Bethlehem BCP 65, BCP 90
7.The Spur Of The Moment / EchonitusPeriod SPL 1111; Bethlehem BCP 65
* Bethlehem BCP 65   The Jazz Experiments Of Charles Mingus
* Bethlehem BCP 90   Various Artists - A Handful Of Cool Jazz
* Bethlehem BCP 88   Various Artists - Jazz Music For People Who Don't Care About Money
* Bethlehem BCP 6034   Various Artists - Smart, Luscious, Beautiful: Sounds Of The Trumpet
* Bethlehem BCP 85   Various Artists - Nothing Cheesy About This Jazz
* Period SPL 1107   Charles Mingus/John LaPorta - Jazzical Moods, Vol. 1
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1857-2   Charles Mingus/John LaPorta - Jazzical Moods
* Period SPL 1111   Charles Mingus/John LaPorta - Jazzical Moods, Vol. 2
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1857-2   Charles Mingus/John LaPorta - Jazzical Moods

1955

Teddy Charles Quartet

J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone, piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Jerry Segal (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 6, 1955
680ViolettaNew Jazz NJLP 1106; Prestige PRLP 7078
681Relaxo Abstracto-
682Speak Low-
683Jay Walkin'-
684The Night We Called It A Day-
685I Can't Get Started-
* Prestige PRLP 7078; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1731, OJCCD 1731-2   Teddy Charles - Evolution
* New Jazz NJLP 1106; Prestige PRLP 206   Teddy Charles Quartet

Hazel Scott Trio

Hazel Scott (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 21, 1955
Like Someone In LoveDebut DLP 16; Original Jazz Classics OJC 1702; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Peace Of Mind-
Lament-
The Jeep Is Jumpin'-
Git Up From There-
A Foggy Day-
Mountain GreeneryOriginal Jazz Classics OJCCD 1702-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Git Up From There (alt. take)-
Lament (alt. take)-
* Original Jazz Classics OJC 1702, OJCCD 1702-2   Hazel Scott - Relaxed Piano Moods
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 16   Hazel Scott - Relaxed Piano Moods

Johnny Mehegan Trio

Johnny Mehegan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 30, 1955
SJM4650Blues Too MuchSavoy MG 15054, MG 12100
SJM4651Thou Swell-
SJM4652The Boy Next DoorSavoy MG 15054
SJM4653CherokeeSavoy MG 15054, MG 12100
* Savoy MG 12100   Various Artists - I Just Love Jazz Piano - Down And Out
* Savoy MG 15054   The John Mehegan Trio/Quartet

Wally Cirillo Quartet

Teo Macero (tenor saxophone) Wally Cirillo (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, January 30, 1955
SWC4654TranseasonSavoy MG 15055, MG 12059, SJL 1113
SWC4655Rose Geranium-
SWC4656Level Seven-
SWC4657Smog L.A.-
* Savoy MG 12059   Charles Mingus - Jazz Composers Workshop #2
* Savoy SJL 1113   Charles Mingus - Jazz Workshop
* Savoy MG 15055   Wally Cirillo - Bobby Scott

Jimmy Scott

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 HeavenSavoy 1154, MG 12027
WJS4663GuiltySavoy 1199, MG 12027
WJS4664Everybody Needs SomebodySavoy 1154, MG 12027
WJS4665Why Don't You Open Up Your HeartSavoy 1174, MG 12027
* Savoy MG 12027, MG 12300   Jimmy Scott - Very Truly Yours
* Savoy 1154   Jimmy Scott - When Did You Leave Heaven / Everybody Needs Somebody
* Savoy 1199   Jimmy Scott - Guilty / If You Only Knew
* Savoy 1174   Little Jimmy Scott - Why Don't You Open Up Your Heart / Imagination

Thad Jones Quartet

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)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 625-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
One MoreDebut DEB 127, 12DCD 4402-2
One More (edited version)Debut DLP 17, (D) DEP 25; Fantasy LP 6004; Prestige P 24112
I Can't Get StartedDebut DLP 17, DEB 127, (D) DEP 25; Fantasy LP 6004; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
More Of The SameDebut DLP 17, DEB 127, (D) DEP 26; Fantasy LP 6004; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Get Out Of Town (alt. take)Debut DEB 127, 12DCD 4402-2
Get Out Of TownDebut DLP 17, (D) DEP 26; Fantasy LP 6004; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 625-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 127   Thad Jones
= Original Jazz Classics OJC 625, OJCCD 625-2   The Fabulous Thad Jones
* Fantasy LP 6004, LP 86004; America (F) 30 AM 6054   The Fabulous Thad Jones
= Prestige MPP 2506   Thad Jones And Charles Mingus
* Prestige P 24112, PRCD 24112-2   Various Artists - The Jazz Trumpet, Vol. 2
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 17   Thad Jones/Charles Mingus - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 1
= Disques Swing (F) M 33357   Thad Jones - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 25   Thad Jones/Charles Mingus - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 26   Thad Jones/Charles Mingus - Jazz Collaborations, Vol. 2

John Dennis Trio

John Dennis (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 10, 1955
EnsenadaDebut DEB 121, 12DCD 4402-2
Machajo-
Cherokee-
Seven Moons-
Seven Moons (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1843-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You Are (take 1)-
All The Things You Are (take 2)-
Cherokee (alt. take)-
* Debut DEB 121   John Dennis - New Piano Expressions
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1843-2   John Dennis - New Piano Expressions: Debut Rarities, Vol. 5
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings

Ralph Sharon Sextet

J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Ralph Sharon (piano) Joe Puma (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, May 27, 1955
ManhattanLondon (US) LL 1488
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-
* London (US) LL 1488   Ralph Sharon - Easy Jazz

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Britt Woodman (trombone) Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Charles Mingus (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, July 9, 1955
Nature BoyDebut DEB 120, (D) DEP 27, 12DCD 4402-2
Alone Together-
There's No YouDebut DEB 120, (D) DEP 28, 12DCD 4402-2
Easy Living-
* Debut DEB 120; Fantasy LP 6001, LP 86001; Original Jazz Classics OJC 043, OJCCD 043-2; America (F) 30 AM 6051   Miles Davis - Blue Moods
= Disques Swing (F) LDM 30035   Miles Davis
= Prestige PR 24022   Miles Davis - Collector's Items
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut (D) DEP 27   Miles Davis - Blue Moods, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 28   Miles Davis - Blue Moods, Vol. 2

Alonzo Levister Orchestra

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

Thad Jones With Alonzo Levister Orchestra

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): add + an overdub: Thad Jones (trumpet)
NYC, probably September 26, 1955 or September 17, 1954
PortraitDebut DEB 198, (J) DEB 198, 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 198   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut (J) DEB 198; Original Jazz Classics OJC 115   Jazz Workshop - Autobiography In Jazz
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings

Charles Mingus Quintet + Max Roach

Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
"Cafe Bohemia", NYC, December 23, 1955
Jump MonkDebut DEB 123, (D) DEP 29, (D) DEB 139; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Serenade In BlueDebut DEB 123; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Percussion DiscussionDebut DEB 123, (D) D 45-1; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Eddie Bert (trombone) George Barrow (tenor saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Work SongDebut DEB 123, (D) DEP 30, (D) DEB 139; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
SeptemberlyDebut DEB 123, (D) DEP 29; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You C-SharpDebut DEB 123, (D) DEP 30; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
I'll Remember AprilDebut DEB 128, (D) DEB 139; Fantasy LP 6009; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Love Chant-
A Foggy Day-
Max Roach (drums) replaces Jones
DrumsDebut DEB 128; Fantasy LP 6009; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Willie Jones (drums) replaces Roach
Haitian Fight SongDebut DEB 128, (D) DEB 139; Fantasy LP 6009; Prestige PR 24010; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Lady Bird-
Jump Monk (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 045-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You C-Sharp (alt. take)-
Max Roach (drums) replaces Jones
Drums (take 1)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
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-
* Debut DEB 123; Original Jazz Classics OJC 045, OJCCD 045-2   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia
= Fantasy LP 6002, LP 86002; America (F) 30 AM 6052   Charles Mingus - Chazz!
* Debut (D) DEB 139   Charles Mingus - Chazz!
* Prestige PR 24010   Charles Mingus
* Debut DEB 128   Charles Mingus - Chazz! (not released)
* Fantasy LP 6009, LP 86009; Original Jazz Classics OJC 440, OJCCD 440-2; America (F) 30 AM 6059   The Charles Mingus Quintet + Max Roach
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut (D) DEP 29   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 30   Charles Mingus - Mingus At The Bohemia, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) D 45-1   Charles Mingus/Max Roach - Percussion Discussion, Part 1&2

1956

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) J.R. Monterose (tenor saxophone -1/4) Mal Waldron (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Willie Jones (drums)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, January 30, 1956
1. 1865Pithecanthropus Erectus: Evolution / Superiority-Complex / Decline / DestructionAtlantic LP 1237, SD 1555, SD 3-600
2. 1866A Foggy DayAtlantic LP 1237, SD 2-302
3. 1867What Is This Thing Called Loverejected
4. 1868Love ChantAtlantic LP 1237
5. 1869Profile Of JackieAtlantic LP 1237, SD 2-302, SD 3-600
* Atlantic LP 1237, SD 8809   Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus

Metronome All-Stars

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 BounceClef MGC 743
* Clef MGC 743; Verve MGV 8030   Metronome All-Stars 1956

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

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 ParisABC-Paramount ABC 149; Impulse! ASH 9282-2
2. 5333SermonetteABC-Paramount ABC 149
* ABC-Paramount ABC 149; Impulse! GRD 115   Quincy Jones - This Is How I Feel About Jazz
= Impulse! IA 9342-2   Quincy Jones - The Dedication Series, Vol. IV: The Quintessential Charts
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions
* Impulse! ASH 9282-2   Milt Jackson - The Impulse Years

Quincy Jones And His Orchestra

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 BeeABC-Paramount ABC 149
5341Boo's Bloos-
* ABC-Paramount ABC 149; Impulse! GRD 115   Quincy Jones - This Is How I Feel About Jazz
= Impulse! IA 9342-2   Quincy Jones - The Dedication Series, Vol. IV: The Quintessential Charts
= Mosaic MD5-237   The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions

Teddy Charles Quartet

Teddy Charles (vibraphone) Hall Overton (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
NYC, November 12, 1956
2188LauraAtlantic LP 1274; Rhino R2 72871
2189unknown titleunissued
2201When Your Lover Has GoneAtlantic LP 1274; Rhino R2 72871
2202Just One Of Those Things-
2203Blue Greens-
* Atlantic LP 1274   Teddy Charles - The Word From Bird
* Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961

Don Heller

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 YouthEpic LN 3220
Ridin' On The Moon-
This Heart Of Mine-
The Folks Who Live On The Hill-
* Epic LN 3220   Don Heller - Blame It On My Youth

1957

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor saxophone -1, alto saxophone -2) Wade Legge (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Jean Shepherd (narrator -1)
Audio-Video Studios, NYC, February 12, 1957
1. 2452The ClownAtlantic EP 581, LP 1260
2. 2453Reincarnation Of A Love Birdunissued
* Atlantic LP 1260   Charles Mingus - The Clown
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic EP 581   Charles Mingus - The Clown

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (alto saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, March 13, 1957
2454Passions Of A Woman LovedAtlantic LP 1416, SD 3-600
2455Blue CeeAtlantic LP 1260
2456Tonight At NoonAtlantic LP 1416, SD 2-302, SD 3-600
2457Reincarnation Of A Love BirdAtlantic LP 1260, SD 2-302, SD 3-600
2458Haitian Fight SongAtlantic LP 1260, LP 1337, SD 1555, SD 3-600
* Atlantic LP 1416, SD 1416   Charles Mingus - Tonight At Noon
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic LP 1260   Charles Mingus - The Clown
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic LP 1337   Various Artists - The Blues In Modern Jazz
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus

Gunther Schuller - George Russell Orchestra

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
CO58202RevelationsColumbia WL 127
CO58203All Set-
* Columbia WL 127   Gunther Schuller/George Russell - Modern Jazz Concert
= CBS/Sony (J) 15AP-550   Gunther Schuller/George Russell - Brandeis Jazz Festival

Charles Mingus Trio

Hampton Hawes (piano -1,3/8) Sonny Clark (piano -2) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July 9, 1957
1. JB888Dizzy MoodsJubilee JLP 1054
2. JB889I Can't Get Started-
3. JB890Hamp's New Blues-
4. JB891Yesterdays-
5. JB892unknown titleunissued
6. JB893Back Home BluesJubilee JLP 1054
7. JB894Summertime-
8. JB895Laura-
* Jubilee JLP 1054   Charles Mingus - Mingus Three

Jimmy Knepper Quintet

Jimmy Knepper (trombone, arranger) Joe Maini (alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1957
Bird Feather (Cunningbird)Debut DEB 129, (D) DL 101; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 002; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Latter Day Saint (alt. take 1)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Latter Day Saint (alt. take 2)-
Latter Day Saint (take 6)-
Latter Day Saint (take 8C/6)Debut DEB 129, (D) DL 101; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 002
Latter Day Saint (take 7A) (false start)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 002
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)-
Latter Day Saint (alt. take #?)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Jump The Blues Away (The Jumpin' Blues)Debut DEB 129, (D) DL 101; Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 002; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
The Masher-
The Masher (alt. take)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 129   Jimmy Knepper - New Faces (not released)
* Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 002   The Rarest On Debut: Charles Mingus Sideman
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1807-2   The Charles Mingus Octet/The Jimmy Knepper Quintet - Debut Rarities, Vol. 1
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut (D) DL 101   Jimmy Knepper

Charles Mingus Sextet

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Frankie Dunlop (castanets -7/12) Ysabel Morel (vocals, handclaps -7/12)
NYC, July 18, 1957
1. H4JB5225-1/10/15/17Dizzy Moods (alt. composite take)RCA Bluebird 5635-1-RB
2. H4JB5225-14Dizzy Moods (bass solo)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
3. H4JB5225-16--
4. H4JB5225-17--
5. H4JB5225-3/10/14/15/16Dizzy MoodsRCA Victor LPM 2533
6. H4JB5225-8Dizzy Moods (breakdown)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
7. H4JB5226-1/3A/9Ysabel's Table Dance (alt. composite take)RCA Bluebird 5635-1-RB
8. H4JB5226-2Ysabel's Table Dance (breakdown)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
9. H4JB5226-3A/4Ysabel's Table Dance (composite incomplete take)-
10. H4JB5226-3B/4/5/9Ysabel's Table DanceRCA Victor LPM 2533
11. H4JB5226-7Ysabel's Table Dance (breakdown)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
12. H4JB5226-8--
13. H4JB5227-1Los Mariachis (false start/breakdown)-
14. H4JB5227-10Los Mariachis (breakdown)-
15. H4JB5227-14/15/17/15/24Los Mariachis (The Street Musicians)RCA Victor LPM 2533
16. H4JB5227-15Los Mariachis (breakdown)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
17. H4JB5227-16Los Mariachis (false start)-
18. H4JB5227-17Los Mariachis (breakdown)-
19. H4JB5227-18--
20. H4JB5227-19Los Mariachis (false starts/breakdown/rehearsal)-
21. H4JB5227-2Los Mariachis (breakdown)-
22. H4JB5227-20--
23. H4JB5227-21Los Mariachis (breakdown/false start)-
24. H4JB5227-22Los Mariachis (false start)-
25. H4JB5227-3Los Mariachis (breakdown)-
26. H4JB5227-4/11/15/11/24Los Mariachis (alt. composite take)RCA Bluebird 5635-1-RB
27. H4JB5227-5Los Mariachis (breakdown)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
28. H4JB5227-6--
29. H4JB5227-7--
30. H4JB5227-8Los Mariachis (false start)-
31. H4JB5227-9Los Mariachis (breakdown)-
* RCA Bluebird 5635-1-RB   Charles Mingus - New Tijuana Moods
* RCA Victor LPM 2533, LSP 2553   Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods
* RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2   Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods

Charles Mingus Sextet

Clarence Shaw (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor,alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Frankie Dunlop (tambourine -4/6) Lonnie Elder (narrator -4/6)
NYC, August 6, 1957
1. H4JB5228-2/3/4/6Flamingo (alt. composite take)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
2. H4JB5228-4/9/6FlamingoRCA Victor LPM 2533
3. H4JB5228-9Flamingo (partial alternative take)RCA Bluebird 5635-1-RB
4. H4JB5229-6A Colloquial Dream (breakdown)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
5. H4JB5229-6/8/10A Colloquial Dream (Scenes In The City)RCA Victor RCMJ 68969-2
6. H4JB5229-8A Colloquial Dream (breakdown)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
7. H4JB5230-1Tijuana Gift Shop (breakdown)-
8. H4JB5230-2--
9. H4JB5230-4--
10. H4JB5230-5Tijuana Gift Shop (alt. take)RCA Bluebird 5635-1-RB
11. H4JB5230-6Tijuana Gift ShopRCA Victor LPM 2533
12. -Tijuana Gift Shop (edited out solos)RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2
* RCA Victor LPM 2533, LSP 2553   Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods
* RCA Bluebird 5635-1-RB   Charles Mingus - New Tijuana Moods
* RCA Bluebird 09026 63840-2   Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods
* RCA Victor RCMJ 68969-2   Various Artists - RCA Victor 80th Anniversary: The First Label In Jazz (bonus disc)

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 BluesBethlehem 11041, BCP 6019
6468-3East Coasting (alt. take 3)Bethlehem 20-30022
6468-4East CoastingBethlehem BCP 6019
6469-3Memories Of You (alt. take 3)Bethlehem 20-30022
6469-7Memories Of YouBethlehem BCP 6019, BCP 6065
6470-6West Coast GhostBethlehem BCP 6019
6471-16Conversation-
6472-5Celia-
* Bethlehem BCP 6019, 20-30022   East Coasting By Charles Mingus
* Bethlehem BCP 6065   Various Artists - Golden Jazz Instrumentals
* Bethlehem 11041   Charles Mingus - Fifty-First Street Blues, Part 1&2

Shafi Hadi Sextet

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))Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1821-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Stella By Starlight (take 4)-
Stella By Starlight (take 5)-
Untitled Original Composition (take 3)-
Untitled Original Composition (take 5)-
Autumn In New York (take 1)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1821-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Autumn In New York (take 2)-
Long Ago And Far Away (take 1) (false start)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003
Long Ago And Far Away (take 2)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1821-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Long Ago And Far Away (take 3)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003
Long Ago And Far Away (take 4)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1821-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Long Ago And Far Away (take 5)-
We Got Blue (Untitled Original Blues (take 2))-
Joldi (rehearsal) (short take)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003
Joldi (rehearsal) (long take)-
Joldi (take 1)-
Joldi (take 2) (false start)-
Joldi (take 3) (incomplete)-
Joldi (take 4)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1821-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Joldi (take 5) (false start)Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003
Joldi (take 6) (Joldi (take 5))Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1821-2; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Mythic Sound (It) MSLP 003   Charles Mingus - The Rarest On Debut: Mingus Newly Discovered
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 1821-2   The Charles Mingus Group Featuring Wynton Kelly And Pepper Adams - Debut Rarities, Vol. 3
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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 CityBethlehem BCP 6026, BCP 6068
Wouldn't Youunissued
Bounce-
omit Stewart
New York SketchbookBethlehem BCP 6026
omit Hammer
Duke's Choice-
Slippers-
Slippers (alt. take)Bethlehem unissued
Bill Hardman (trumpet) replaces Shaw
NourogBethlehem BCP 6026
* Bethlehem BCP 6026   Charles Mingus - A Modern Jazz Symposium Of Music And Poetry
* Bethlehem BCP 6068   Various Artists - Jazz Vocals Award Album

Shadows (Soundtrack)

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 CompositionDebut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings

1958

Shadows (Soundtrack)

unknown (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) unknown (flute) unknown (alto saxophone) Curtis Porter (tenor saxophone) Phineas Newborn, Horace Parlan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, early 1958
Nostalgia In Times Squareunissued
unknown titles-

Langston Hughes

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 / BackstageMGM E 3697
Dream Montage: Weird Nightmare / Double G Train / Jump Monk-
* MGM E 3697; Verve VSP 36   Langston Hughes/Charles Mingus/Leonard Feather - Weary Blues

Shadows (Soundtrack)

Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Curtis Porter (tenor saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, composer) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, October, November, 1958
Self Portrait In Three Colorsunissued
Alice's Wonderland-
Nostalgia In Times Square-
unknown titles-

1959

Charles Mingus Quintet

John Handy (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone -1/3,5/8) Richard Wyands (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Nonagon Art Gallery", NYC, January 16, 1959
1.Nostalgia In Times SquareUnited Artists UAJ 14005
2.No Private Income Blues-
3.Alice's Wonderland-
4.I Can't Get Started-
5.Take The "A" Trainunissued
6.Jelly Roll Jellies-
7.Billie's Bounce-
8.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting-
* United Artists UAJ 14005, UAJS 15005   Charles Mingus - Jazz Portraits (Wonderland)

Charles Mingus Nonet

Willie Dennis, Jimmy Knepper (trombone) John Handy, Jackie McLean (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone) Mal Waldron (piano -1,9) Horace Parlan (piano -2/8,10/12) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, February 4, 1959
1. 3346E's Flat, Ah's Flat TooAtlantic LP 1305
2. 3347My Jelly Roll Soul-
3. 3348Tensions-
4. 3349Moanin'Atlantic LP 1305, SD 2-302
5. 3350Cryin' BluesAtlantic LP 1305, SD 3-600
6. 3351Wednesday Night Prayer MeetingAtlantic LP 1305, SD 1555, SD 2-316, SD 3-600
7. 4732Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 1Atlantic 5006
8. 4733Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 2-
9.E's Flat, Ah's Flat Too (alt. take)Rhino R2 72871
10.My Jelly Roll Soul (alt. take)-
11.Tensions (alt. take)-
12.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (alt. take)-
* Atlantic LP 1305, SD 1305   Charles Mingus - Blues And Roots
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic SD 2-316   Various Artists - The Jazz Years-25th Anniversary
* Atlantic 5006   Charles Mingus - Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Part 1&2

Charles Mingus Septet

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 SoulColumbia CL 1370
2. CO63155Bird Calls-
3. CO63156Fables Of Faubus-
4. CO63157Pussy Cat Dues-
5. CO63159Jelly Roll-
* Columbia CL 1370, CS 8171   Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um

Charles Mingus Septet

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 DukeColumbia CL 1370
2. CO63338Boogie Stop Shuffle-
3. CO63341Self-Portrait In Three Colors-
4. CO63342Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
* Columbia CL 1370, CS 8171   Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 MingusCool Jazz (J) 2123
Boogie Stop Shuffle-
Box Seats At Newport-
Diane-
Gunslinging Bird-
* Cool Jazz (J) 2123   Charles Mingus - Newport 1959 & More

Charles Mingus Tentet

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 BirdColumbia CL 1440
2. CO63882Song With Orange-
3. CO63884Diane-
4. CO63885Far Wells, Mill Valley-
5. CO63886New Now, Know How-
* Columbia CL 1440, CS 8236   Charles Mingus - Mingus Dynasty

Charles Mingus Septet With Strings Duo

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. CO63888SlopColumbia CL 1440
2. CO63889Put Me In That Dungeon-
3. CO63890Mood Indigo-
4. CO63891Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
* Columbia CL 1440, CS 8236   Charles Mingus - Mingus Dynasty

1960

Charles Mingus - Gunther Schuller Orchestra

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 InhibitionMercury MG 20627
20094Mingus Fingus, No. 2-
20095Bemoanable Lady-
20096Yusef Isef Toounissued
* Mercury MG 20627, SR 60627, (J) PHCE 6006   Charles Mingus - Pre-Bird
= Limelight LM 82015, LS 86015   Charles Mingus - Mingus Revisited

Charles Mingus Nonet

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 NightmareMercury MG 20627
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-
* Mercury MG 20627, SR 60627, (J) PHCE 6006   Charles Mingus - Pre-Bird
= Limelight LM 82015, LS 86015   Charles Mingus - Mingus Revisited

Charles Mingus Quintet + Bud Powell

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)Atlantic SD 2-3001
2. 5261 | 37626Better Git Hit In Your SoulAtlantic SD 2-3001; BYG (J) YX-7009
3. 5262 | 37621Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting-
4. 5263 | 37625Ummh! (Folk Forms I)-
5. 5264 | 37623What LoveAtlantic SD 2-3001
6. 5265 | 37624I'll Remember April-
* Atlantic SD 2-3001   Charles Mingus - Mingus At Antibes
= Affinity (E) CDAFF 778   Charles Mingus - Live
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* BYG (J) YX-7009   Charles Mingus Live With Eric Dolphy
= Affinity (E) AFF 19   Charles Mingus - Live

Charles Mingus Quartet

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. 1Candid 45-601, CJM 8005
Original Faubus Fables-
What LoveCandid CJM 8005
All The Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother-
Stormy Weather (take 1)Candid CJM 8021, CCD 79033
Melody From The DrumsCandid CCD 79042; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
* Candid CJM 8005, CJS 9005; Barnaby Z 30561, BR 5012; America (F) 30 AM 6082; Candid CS 9005, CCD 79005   Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus
= Barnaby 2BR 6015   The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop - Stormy Weather
= Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus
* Candid CJM 8021, CJS 9021; Barnaby KZ 31034; Candid CS 9021, CCD 79021   Charles Mingus - Mingus
= Barnaby 2BR 6015   The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop - Stormy Weather
= Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy
* Candid CCD 79042   Charles Mingus - Mysterious Blues
* Candid 45-601   Charles Mingus - Folk Forms, No. 1 / Original Faubus Fables

Charles Mingus Ensemble

Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper, Britt Woodman (trombone -5) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone -4,5) Nico Bunick (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Ritchmond (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, October 20, 1960
1.Reincarnation Of A Love Bird, No. 1 (take 1)Candid CCD 79033
2.Reincarnation Of A Love Bird, No. 1 (take 4)Candid CCD 79042
3.Reincarnation Of A Love Bird, No. 1 (take ?)Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
4.VassarleanCandid CJM 8019; Barnaby KZ 31034, 2BR 6015; Candid CCD 79021, CCD 79042; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
5.MDMCandid CJM 8021
* Candid CJM 8019, CJS 9019; Barnaby BR 5021; Candid CS 9019, CCD 79019   Various Artists - The Jazz Life!
* Candid CJM 8021, CJS 9021; Barnaby KZ 31034; Candid CS 9021, CCD 79021   Charles Mingus - Mingus
= Barnaby 2BR 6015   The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop - Stormy Weather
= Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy
* Candid CCD 79042   Charles Mingus - Mysterious Blues

Charles Mingus Ensemble

Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet) Ted Curson (trumpet -2,3) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet -2,3) 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)Candid CJM 8026; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
2.Reincarnation Of A Love Bird, No. 2 (take 1)-
3.Lock 'Em UpCandid CJM 8021, CCD 79000
* Candid CJM 8026, CJS 9026, CS 9026, CCD 79026   Charles Mingus - Reincarnation Of A Love Bird
* Candid CJM 8021, CJS 9021; Barnaby KZ 31034; Candid CS 9021, CCD 79021   Charles Mingus - Mingus
= Barnaby 2BR 6015   The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop - Stormy Weather
= Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus
* Candid CCD 79000   Various Artists - Candid Jazz

Jazz Artists Guild

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone -1/4) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone -1/4) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Jo Jones (drums) Nat Hentoff (supervisor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 11, 1960
1.Mysterious BluesCandid CJM 8022, CCD 79042; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
2.Body And SoulCandid CJM 8026; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
3.Body And Soul (take 2)Candid CCD 79033, CCD 79042; Mosaic MD3-111
4.R&R (take 1)Candid CJM 8019, CJM 8026; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
5.Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (take 5)Candid CJM 8022, CCD 79042, CCD 79000; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
6.Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (take 4)Candid CJM 8026; Mosaic MD3-111
7.Me And YouCandid CJM 8022, CCD 79042; Mosaic MR4-111, MD3-111
* Candid CJM 8022, CJS 9022; Barnaby BR 5022; Candid CS 9022, CCD 79022   Jazz Artists Guild - Newport Rebels
* Mosaic MR4-111   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus
* Candid CJM 8026, CJS 9026, CS 9026, CCD 79026   Charles Mingus - Reincarnation Of A Love Bird
* Candid CJM 8019, CJS 9019; Barnaby BR 5021; Candid CS 9019, CCD 79019   Various Artists - The Jazz Life!
* Candid CCD 79042   Charles Mingus - Mysterious Blues
* Mosaic MD3-111   The Complete Candid Recordings Of Charles Mingus
* Candid CCD 79033   Eric Dolphy - Candid Dolphy
* Candid CCD 79000   Various Artists - Candid Jazz

1961

Charles Mingus Quintet

Tubby Hayes (vibraphone) Ray Dempsey (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Allan Ganley (drums)
soundtrack, London, England, June or July, 1961
24815Noodlin'Fontana (E) TFL 5179
* Fontana (E) TFL 5179, (E) STFL 591, (Eu) 680 971 TL; Epic LA 16032, BA 17032   Various Artists - Music From The Soundtrack 'All Night Long'

Dave Brubeck And Charles Mingus

Dave Brubeck (piano) Charles Mingus (bass)
London, England, July 3, 1961
Non-Sectarian BluesColumbia C 30522
* Columbia C 30522; CBS (Eu) S 64377   Dave Brubeck - Summit Sessions

Charles Mingus And His Jazz Workshop

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)Alto AL 714; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
Ecclusiastics-
Hog Callin' Blues (incomplete)Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
* Alto AL 714   Charles Mingus - Vital Savage Horizons
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661   Charles Mingus - The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 WomanAtlantic LP 1377, SD 3-600
5757EcclusiasticsAtlantic LP 1377, SD 2-302
5758"Old" Blues For Walt's TorinAtlantic LP 1416
5759Peggy's Blue Skylight-
5760Hog Callin' BluesAtlantic LP 1377, SD 2-302, SD 2-506
5761Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On MeAtlantic LP 1377, SD 1555
5762Passions Of A ManAtlantic LP 1377, SD 1555, SD 3-600
5763Wham Bam Thank You Ma'amAtlantic LP 1377, SD 1555, SD 2-302, SD 3-600
5764Body And Soulunissued
5765Invisible LadyAtlantic LP 1416
5766Eat That ChickenAtlantic LP 1377, SD 1555, SD 2-302, SD 2-506
5767Nutsunissued
5768Untitled Original-
* Atlantic LP 1377, SD 1377   Charles Mingus - Mingus Oh, Yeah!
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings
* Atlantic SD 2-302   The Art Of Charles Mingus
* Atlantic LP 1416, SD 1416   Charles Mingus - Tonight At Noon
= Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961
* Atlantic SD 2-506   Various Artists - unknown title
* Atlantic SD 1555   The Best Of Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus And Nesuhi Ertegun

Charles Mingus (interviewee) Nesuhi Ertegun (interviewer)
Nesuhi Ertegun's office, Atlantic Records, NYC, late 1961 or early 1962
Charles Mingus Interviewed by Nesuhi ErtegunRhino R2 72871
* Rhino R2 72871   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961

1962 (age 40)

Charles Mingus - Thelonious Monk - John Coltrane - Eric Dolphy

Charles Mingus (bass) and others
"Birdland", NYC, February 9, 1962
unknown titlesEuropa Jazz (It) EJ 1013
* Europa Jazz (It) EJ 1013   Charles Mingus - Thelonious Monk - John Coltrane - Eric Dolphy

Charles Mingus And His Jazz Workshop

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 SidRare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
Take The "A" TrainSession Disc 118; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
Fables Of Faubus-
Eat That Chicken (theme)-
* Session Disc 118   Hooray For Charles Mingus
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661   Charles Mingus - The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts

Charles Mingus And His Jazz Workshop All Stars

Richard Williams (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer): same personnel
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, March 31, 1962
Monk, Funk Or Vice Versa (Monk, Bunk And Vice Versa)Alto AL 714; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me, Drop It On Themselves, Coz They Made ItRare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
Eat That Chicken (theme)-
* Alto AL 714   Charles Mingus - Vital Savage Horizons
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661   Charles Mingus - The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts

Charles Mingus And Oh Yeah All Stars

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)Tempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 704; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
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-
Eat That Chicken (theme)Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
* Tempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 704   Charles Mingus - Tempo Di Jazz
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661   Charles Mingus - The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts

Charles Mingus And His Jazz Workshop

Richard Williams (trumpet) Charles McPherson (alto saxophone) Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone) Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano) Henry Grimes, Charles Mingus (bass) "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 12, 1962
Introduction By Symphony SidRare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
Peggy's Blue SkylightTempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 704; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
Tijuana Table Dance (Ysabel's Table Dance)-
Eat That Chicken (theme)-
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661   Charles Mingus - The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts
* Tempo Di Jazz (It) CDTJ 704   Charles Mingus - Tempo Di Jazz

Duke Ellington Trio

Duke Ellington (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Sound Makers, NYC, September 17, 1962
Money JungleUnited Artists UAJ 14017; Blue Note BT 85129
Le Fleurs Africaines (African Flower)-
Very Special-
Warm Valley-
REM BluesBlue Note BT 85129
A Little Max (Parfait)-
A Little Max (Parfait) (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 46398 2
Wig WiseUnited Artists UAJ 14017; Blue Note BT 85129
Switch BladeBlue Note BT 85129
CaravanUnited Artists UAJ 14017; Blue Note BT 85129
Backward Country Boy BluesBlue Note BT 85129
SolitudeUnited Artists UAJ 14017; Blue Note BT 85129
Solitude (alt. take)Blue Note CDP 7 46398 2
* United Artists UAJ 14017, UAJS 15017   Duke Ellington - Money Jungle
* Blue Note BT 85129, CDP 7 46398 2   Duke Ellington - Money Jungle

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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)United Artists UAJ 14024
Osmotin' (Osmosis (incomplete))Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2
Epitaph, Part 1United Artists UAJ 14024
Freedom, Part 1-
Peggy's Blue Skylight (Peggy's Discovery)Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2
Epitaph, Part 2United Artists UAJ 14024
My Search-
* United Artists UAJ 14024, UAJS 15024   Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert
* Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Town Hall Concert

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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, 2nd set, October 12, 1962
PortraitBlue Note 7243 8 28353 2
Duke's Choice (Don't Come Back)United Artists UAJ 14024
Please Don't Come Back From The MoonBlue Note 7243 8 28353 2
In A Mellotone ('Finale)United Artists UAJ 14024
Epitaph, Part 1 (alt. take)Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2
* United Artists UAJ 14024, UAJS 15024   Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert
* Blue Note 7243 8 28353 2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Town Hall Concert

Charles Mingus And His Jazz Workshop

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)Session Disc 118; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
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)-
* Session Disc 118   Hooray For Charles Mingus
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661   Charles Mingus - The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts

Charles Mingus And His Jazz Workshop

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)Yadeon (J) 501; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
Monk, Funk Or Vice Versa (Monk, Bunk And Vice Versa)Ozone 19; Yadeon (J) 501; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661
The Search-
O.P. (O.P.O.P.)-
* Ozone 19   Charles Mingus - Cecil Taylor
* Yadeon (J) 501   Charles Mingus - A Night In Birdland Live, Vol. 2
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88661   Charles Mingus - The Complete 1961-1962 Birdland Broadcasts

1963

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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
11300CeliaImpulse! A 54
11301Track A - Solo Dancer: Stop! Look! And Listen, Sinner Jim Whiney!Impulse! A 35
11302Track B - Duete Solo Dancers: Heart's Beat And Shades In Physical Embraces-
11303I X LoveImpulse! A 54
11304Track C - Group Dancers: (Soul Fusion) Freedwoman And Oh, This Freedom's Slave CriesImpulse! A 35
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-
* Impulse! A 54, IMPD 170   Charles Mingus - Five Mingus
* Impulse! A 35, IMPD 174   Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady

Charles Mingus Solo

Charles Mingus (piano)
NYC, June 30, 1963
90096Myself When I Am RealImpulse! A 60
90097I Can't Get Started-
90098Body And SoulImpulse! A 60, AS 9234-2
90099Roland Kirk's MessageImpulse! A 60
90100Memories Of You-
90101She's Just Miss Popular HybridImpulse! A 60, AS 9234-2
90102Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Silk BluesImpulse! A 60
90103Meditations For Moses-
90104Old Portrait-
90105I'm Getting Sentimental Over You-
90106Compositional Theme Story...: Medleys / Anthems And Folklore-
* Impulse! A 60; MCA 29067; Impulse! IMPD 217   Charles Mingus - Mingus Plays Piano
* Impulse! AS 9234-2   Charles Mingus - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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 DecubitusImpulse! A 54, AS 9234-2
11757Theme For Lester Young-
11758II B.S.-
11759FreedomImpulse! A 99, AS 9234-2, IMPD 170
11760Better Get Hit In Yo' SoulImpulse! A 54, AS 9234-2
11761Take The "A" Trainunissued
11762Mood IndigoImpulse! A 54, AS 9234-2
* Impulse! A 54, IMPD 170   Charles Mingus - Five Mingus
* Impulse! AS 9234-2   Charles Mingus - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! A 99   Various Artists - The Definitive Jazz Scene, Vol. 1

1964

Charles Mingus Sextet

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

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (trumpet -1/3,5) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute -1/3,5) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano -1/3,5) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums -1/3,5)
"Town Hall", NYC, April 4, 1964
1.So Long EricMingus JWS 005
2.Meditations (Praying With Eric, Part 1)-
3.Meditations (Praying With Eric, Part 2)-
4.Sophisticated Ladyunissued
5.Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk-
* Mingus JWS 005; America (F) 30 AM 6140   Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert 1964, Vol. 1
= Original Jazz Classics OJC 042, OJCCD 042-2   Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (trumpet) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Concertgebouw", Amsterdam, Holland, April 10, 1964
Parkeriana (Dedicated To A Genius)Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50506/07
So Long Eric-
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk-
Meditations (Meditation On A Pair Of Wire Cutters)-
Fables Of Faubus, Part 1Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50608
Fables Of Faubus, Part 2-
A.T.F.W.U.S.A. (A.T.F.W.Y.O.U.)-
Sophisticated Lady-
* Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50506/07   Charles Mingus - Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vol. 1
* Ulysse Musique (F) AROC 50608   Charles Mingus - Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vol. 2

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 FaubusLandscape (F) LS2 913
So Long EricJazz Up (It) JU 307
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue SilkLandscape (F) LS2 913; Jazz Up (It) JU 307
Ow! (Parkeriana (incomplete))Jazz Up (It) JU 307
Take The "A" Train-
MeditationsLandscape (F) LS2 919
Parkeriana-
* Landscape (F) LS2 913   Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Oslo 1964, Vol. 1
* Jazz Up (It) JU 307   Charles Mingus - Live In Oslo 1964 Featuring Eric Dolphy
* Landscape (F) LS2 919   Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Oslo 1964, Vol. 2

Charles Mingus Sextet

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

Charles Mingus Sextet

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
Stockholm, Sweden, April 13, 1964
So Long Eric (rehearsal take)Royal Jazz (D) RJD 518
Meditations (false start) (rehearsal take)-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 518   Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Stockholm 1964

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 DressLandscape (F) LS2 905
MeditationsLandscape (F) LS2 905; Moon (It) MLP 016-1
A.T.F.W.U.S.A.Landscape (F) LS2 905
Fables Of FaubusLandscape (F) LS2 905; Moon (It) MLP 016-1
So Long Ericprivate tape
* Moon (It) MLP 016-1, MCD 016-2   Charles Mingus - Astral Weeks
* Landscape (F) LS2 905   Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Copenhagen 1964

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (trumpet -1,2,4/8) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute -1,2,4/8) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone -1,2,4/8) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass -1,2,4/8) Dannie Richmond (drums -1,2,4/8)
Bremen, West Germany, April 16, 1964
1.So Long Eric (Hope So Eric, Part 1)Ingo (It) ten
2.So Long Eric (Hope So Eric, Part 2)-
3.A.T.F.W.U.S.A.Unique Jazz UJ 23
4.Sophisticated Lady-
5.Fables Of Faubus, Part 1Ingo (It) thirteen
6.Fables Of Faubus, Part 2-
7.MeditationsIngo (It) fifteen; Unique Jazz UJ 23
8.Ow! (Parkeriana)Ingo (It) fifteen
* Ingo (It) ten   Charles Mingus Orchestra With Eric Dolphy 1964, Vol. 1 - Hope So Eric
* Unique Jazz UJ 23   Charles Mingus Sextet Live In Europe
* Ingo (It) thirteen   Charles Mingus Orchestra With Eric Dolphy, Vol. 2 - Fables Of Faubus
* Ingo (It) fifteen   Charles Mingus Orchestra With Eric Dolphy, Vol. 3 - Parkeriana

Charles Mingus Sextet

Johnny Coles (trumpet -1,2) Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Salle Wagram", Paris, France, April 17, 1964
1.So Long Eric, Part 1 (Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Part 1)America (F) 30 AM 003-005; Esoldun (F) FC 110
2.So Long Eric, Part 2 (Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, Part 2)-
3.Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue SilkEsoldun (F) FC 102
4.ParkerianaEsoldun (F) FC 110
5.MeditationsEsoldun (F) FC 102
6.Fables Of Faubus-
7.Peggy's Blue Skylight-
* America (F) 30 AM 003-005; Prestige P 34001   The Great Concert Of Charles Mingus
* Esoldun (F) FC 110   Charles Mingus - Live In Paris 1964, Vol. 2
* Esoldun (F) FC 102   Charles Mingus - Meditation

Charles Mingus Quintet

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Theatre Des Champs-Elysees", Paris, France, April 18, 1964
Intro And PresentationAmerica (F) 30 AM 003-005
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 LadyAmerica (F) 30 AM 003-005; Esoldun (F) FC 102
* America (F) 30 AM 003-005; Prestige P 34001   The Great Concert Of Charles Mingus
* Esoldun (F) FC 102   Charles Mingus - Meditation

Charles Mingus Quintet

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Palais Des Congres", Liege, Belgium, April 19, 1964
So Long Ericprivate tape
Peggy's Blue Skylight-
Meditations-

Charles Mingus Quintet

Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
Bologna, Italy, April 24, 1964
unknown titlesprivate tape

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 FaubusEnja (G) 3049
I Can't Get Started (Starting)-
Meditations (Meditation On A Pair Of Wire Cutters)Enja (G) ENJ 3049-2
same session
Orange Was The Color Of Her DressEnja (G) 3077
Peggy's Blue Skylight (Charlemagne)-
So Long EricEnja (G) ENJ 3077-2
* Enja (G) 3049, ENJ 3049-2   Charles Mingus - Mingus In Europe, Vol. I
* Enja (G) 3077, ENJ 3077-2   Charles Mingus - Mingus In Europe, Vol. II

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 EricUnique Jazz UJ 007/08
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-
A.T.F.W.U.S.A.Unique Jazz UJ 009
Sophisticated Lady-
Fables Of Faubus, Part 1-
Fables Of Faubus, Part 2-
* Unique Jazz UJ 007/08   Charles Mingus - Mingus In Stuttgart, April 28, 1964 Concert
* Unique Jazz UJ 009   Charles Mingus - Mingus In Stuttgart, April 28, 1964 Concert

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 FablesFantasy LP 6017
2.Meditation (For A Pair Of Wire Cutters)-
* Fantasy LP 6017, LP 86017; Original Jazz Classics OJC 237, OJCCD 237-2   Charles Mingus - Right Now: Live At The Jazz Workshop
= America (F) 30 AM 6063   Charles Mingus - Right Now

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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 SilkMingus JWS 001/02
2.Meditations On Integration-
* Mingus JWS 001/02; America (F) 30 AM 001-002   Charles Mingus - Mingus At Monterey

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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

1965

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 EricMingus JWS 009
Medley: She's Funny That Way / Embraceable You / I Can't Get Started / Ghost Of A Chance / Old Portrait / Cocktails For Two-
* Mingus JWS 009   Charles Mingus - My Favorite Quintet, Vol. 1: Tyrone Guthrie Theater
= America (F) 30 AM 6105   Charles Mingus - Town Hall Concert

Charles Mingus Octet

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

1966

Charles Mingus Septet

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 HereOzone 19
* Ozone 19   Charles Mingus - Cecil Taylor

Charles Mingus And Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor (piano) Charles Mingus (bass)
live in NYC, January 18, 1966
DuetOzone 19
* Ozone 19   Charles Mingus - Cecil Taylor

1970

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 IdeaJazz View (G) J-Bop 043
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-
Fables Of FaubusJazz View (G) J-Bop 044
In A Sentimental Mood-
Take The "A" Train-
Billie's Bounce / Koko-
O.P.-
Greensleeves-
* Jazz View (G) J-Bop 043   Charles Mingus - Dizzy Atmosphere: Live At Historic Slug's, Vol. 1
* Jazz View (G) J-Bop 044   Charles Mingus - Fables Of Faubus: Live At Historic Slug's, Vol. 2

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 DressJoker (J) UPS 2072
The Man Who Never Sleeps-
O.P.-
* Joker (J) UPS 2072   Charles Mingus - Statements

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 SleepsUlysse Musique (F); DIW Records (J) DIW-326
O.P. (Tribute To Oscar Pettiford)-
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress-
Fables Of FaubusDIW Records (J) DIW-326
She's Funny That Way-
Ellington Medley: In A Sentimental Mood / Sophisticated Lady / Mood Indigo / Take The "A" TrainUlysse Musique (F); DIW Records (J) DIW-326
* Ulysse Musique (F)   Charles Mingus - Paris TNP
* DIW Records (J) DIW-326   Charles Mingus - In Paris 1970

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 StartSunnyside SSC 3065
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird: Second False Start-
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird: Third False Start-
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird (incomplete)-
Reincarnation Of A Love BirdAmerica (F) 30 AM 6110; Prestige PR 24028
I Left My Heart In San Francisco-
Blue Bird (incomplete)Sunnyside SSC 3065
Blue Bird: Reprise-
Blue BirdAmerica (F) 30 AM 6110; Prestige PR 24028
Pithecanthropus Erectus: Incomplete (take 1)Sunnyside SSC 3065
Pithecanthropus Erectus: Rehearsal-
Pithecanthropus Erectus: False Start-
Pithecanthropus Erectus: To The End-
Pithecanthropus Erectus: Mingus Explanations, Restart-
Pithecanthropus ErectusAmerica (F) 30 AM 6109; Prestige PR 24028
Peggy's Blue Skylight: First False StartSunnyside SSC 3065
Peggy's Blue Skylight: Second False Start-
Peggy's Blue Skylight: Third False Start And Rehearsal-
Peggy's Blue Skylight: (alt. take) (fast version)-
Peggy's Blue SkylightAmerica (F) 30 AM 6109; Prestige PR 24028
Love Is A Dangerous Necessity: First False StartSunnyside SSC 3065
Love Is A Dangerous Necessity: Second False Start-
Love Is A Dangerous NecessityAmerica (F) 30 AM 6109; Prestige PR 24028
* America (F) 30 AM 6110   Charles Mingus - Blue Bird
= Sunnyside SSC 3065   Charles Mingus In Paris: The Complete America Session
* Prestige PR 24028   Charles Mingus - Reincarnation Of A Love Bird
* America (F) 30 AM 6109   Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
= Sunnyside SSC 3065   Charles Mingus In Paris: The Complete America Session

Charles Mingus Sextet

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
HistoryBeppo (E) BEP 508
O.P.-
Reincarnation Of A Love Bird-
The Man Who Never Sleeps-
* Beppo (E) BEP 508   Charles Mingus Sextet In Berlin

1971

Charles Mingus With Toshiyuki Miyama And His New Herd Orchestra

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 SleepsColumbia (J) NCB 7008
Portrait-
O.P.-
* Columbia (J) NCB 7008   Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus Sextet

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'ConnorCool Jazz (J) 798
Peggy's Blue Skylight-
Pithecanthropus Erectus-
Cocktails For Two-
O.P.-
Intro By Father Norman O'Connor-
* Cool Jazz (J) 798   Charles Mingus - Newport 1971

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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 SlippersColumbia KC 31039
The I Of Hurricane Sue-
* Columbia KC 31039; Columbia/Legacy CK 48910   Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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
Hobo HoColumbia KC 31039
Taurus In The Arena Of LifeColumbia/Legacy CK 48910
* Columbia KC 31039; Columbia/Legacy CK 48910   Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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, October 1, 1971
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid TooColumbia KC 31039
* Columbia KC 31039; Columbia/Legacy CK 48910   Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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, November 18, 1971
The Chill Of DeathColumbia KC 31039
Adagio Ma Non Troppo-
* Columbia KC 31039; Columbia/Legacy CK 48910   Charles Mingus - Let My Children Hear Music

1972 (age 50)

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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 RoseColumbia KG 31614
Introduction By Bill CosbyColumbia/Legacy C2K 64975
CO112564Jump MonkColumbia KG 31614, KG 31574
CO112565E.S.P.Columbia KG 31614
CO112566Ecclusiastics-
CO112567Eclipse-
CO112568Us Is Two-
CO112569Taurus In The Arena Of Life (Number One Grandson)Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975
CO112570Mingus BluesColumbia KG 31614
Introduction To Little Royal Suite By Bill CosbyColumbia/Legacy C2K 64975
CO112571Little Royal SuiteColumbia KG 31614
Introduction To Strollin' By Bill CosbyColumbia/Legacy C2K 64975
CO112572Strollin'-
CO112573The I Of Hurricane Sue-
CO112574E's Flat, Ah's Flat TooColumbia KG 31614
CO113019Ool-Ya-Koo-
PortraitColumbia/Legacy C2K 64975
Don't Be Afraid, The Clown's Afraid Too-
* Columbia KG 31614; Columbia/Legacy C2K 64975   Charles Mingus And Friends In Concert
* Columbia KG 31574   Various Artists - The Progressives

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Lonnie Hillyer, Eddie Preston, Richard Williams (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Howard Johnson (tuba) Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Richie Perry (alto saxophone) Johnny Griffin, Shafi Hadi (tenor saxophone) Paul Jeffrey (baritone saxophone) John Foster (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Brooks (drums) Honey Gordon (vocals -8,9) and others
"Village Vanguard", NYC, April 17, 1972
1.Us Is Twoprivate tape
2.Ecclusiastics-
3.Jump Monk-
4.Mindreaders Convention In Milano (My Music Emission)-
5.Us Is Two (theme)-
6.Mingus Fingers-
7.Better Git It In Your Soul-
8.Eclipse-
9.Strollin'-

Newport In New York '72

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 WoodsideCobblestone CST 9025-2; Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40445
25535Lo-Slo Blues-
* Cobblestone CST 9025-2   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 1&2
= Cobblestone CST 9032-6   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72
* Atlantic (Eu) ATL 40445   Various Artists - Newport In New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Vol. 1

Charles Mingus With Dizzy Gillespie

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 FaubusBlue Mark Music (J) BMM-025
2.Blues Medley Jam-
3.Pops (When The Saints Go Marchin' In)-
* Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-025   Charles Mingus - Nice Jazz Festival 1972

The Great Pescara Jam Sessions

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 KnowPort's Song (It) CD L1003
Sophisticated Lady / I Can't Get Started-
Blues In The Closet-
The Days Of Wine And Roses-
* Port's Song (It) CD L1003   Various Artists - After Hours: The Great Pescara Jam Sessions

Charles Mingus Sextet

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
IntroBlue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042
Pops (When The Saints Go Marchin' In)-
The Man Who Never Sleeps-
Fables Of Faubus-
Mindreaders Convention In Milano (My Music Emission)-
Cherokee (theme)-
* Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042   Charles Mingus - Live In Holland 1972

Charles Mingus Sextet

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

Charles Mingus Sextet

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 SleepsCool Jazz (J) 2156
Blues Medley: John's Blues (Blues For Some Bones) / Blues For Roy's Saw / Noddin' Ya Head BluesMoon (It) MCD 064-2; Cool Jazz (J) 2156
Interview (Mingus And McPherson)Cool Jazz (J) 2156
* Cool Jazz (J) 2156   Charles Mingus - Rare Live Broadcasts 1972 & 1973
* Moon (It) MCD 064-2   Charles Mingus - Stormy And Funky Blues

Charles Mingus Quartet

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

Charles Mingus Quintet Featuring Dexter Gordon

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 GordonBlue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042
Jelly Roll Muddy BluesWhite Label; Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042
* White Label   Charles Mingus Quintet Featuring Dexter Gordon
* Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-041/042   Charles Mingus - Live In Holland 1972

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 SkylightOriginal Revival Collection 8256; Cool Jazz (J) 966
Celia (incomplete)Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0929; Original Revival Collection 8256
Blues For A SawOriginal Revival Collection 8256; Cool Jazz (J) 966
* Polskie Nagrania Muza (Polish) XL 0929, SXL 0929   Various Artists - Jazz Jamboree '72
* Original Revival Collection 8256   Charles Mingus - Blue Skylark
* Cool Jazz (J) 966   Charles Mingus - Jazz Jamboree And More

Charles Mingus Quintet

Joe Gardner (trumpet) Cat Anderson (trumpet -5) 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 SkylightTribal Blast (J) DVD-007
2.Celia-
3.Fables Of Faubusunissued
4.Blues For Roy's Saw-
5.PerdidoTribal Blast (J) DVD-007
* Tribal Blast (J) DVD-007   Charles Mingus - Stockholm 1964 And Berlin 1972

1973

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 SkylightBlue Mark Music (J) BMM-032
Fables Of Faubus-
unknown title-
C Jam Blues-
* Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-032   Charles Mingus - Jazz Workshop 1973

Charles Mingus Quintet

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
AnnouncementCool Jazz (J) 2156
Fables Of Faubus-
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
* Cool Jazz (J) 2156   Charles Mingus - Rare Live Broadcasts 1972 & 1973

Charles Mingus Quintet

Ronald Hampton (trumpet, French horn) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Doug Hammond (drums): same personnel
radio broadcast, "Newport Jazz Festival In Newyork City", "Apollo Theatre", NYC, July 4, 1973
Fables Of Faubusprivate tape
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-

Charles Mingus Quintet

Ronald Hampton (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Doug Hammond (drums)
Ann Arbor, MI, September 1, 1973
Fables Of Faubusprivate tape
Flowers For A Lady-
Blues-

Charles Mingus Quintet

Ronald Hampton (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Doug Hammond (drums): same personnel
"The Jazz Workshop", Boston, MA, October 2, 1973
The Man Who Never Sleepsprivate tape
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk-
Cherokee-
Big Alice-
Newcomer-
Opus 3-
Cherokee-

Charles Mingus Quintet

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. 28318CanonAtlantic SD 1653, SD 3-600
2. 28319Opus IVAtlantic SD 1653
3. 28320Moves-
4. 28321Wee-
5. 28322Flowers For A Lady-
6. 28323Newcomer-
7. 28324Opus III-
8. 28325The CallRhino R2 71454
9. 28326Big Alice-
* Atlantic SD 1653; Rhino R2 71454   Charles Mingus - Mingus Moves
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings

1974

Charles Mingus Nonet

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
29417Skylightunissued
29418Second Tune-
29419Fables Of Faubus-
29420Big Alice-
29421PerdidoAtlantic SD 1667
29422C Jam Blues-
29423C Jam Blues (end)unissued
* Atlantic SD 1667   Charles Mingus - Mingus At Carnegie Hall

Charles Mingus Quintet

George Adams (tenor saxophone) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
broadcast?, "Mackenzie Corner House", Tronto, Canada, April 22, 1974
Opus 3private tape

Charles Mingus Midnight Jam

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 WeinCool Jazz (J) 2187
All The Things You Are-
Ballads Medley-
The Theme-
* Cool Jazz (J) 2187   Charles Mingus - Midnight Jam

Charles Mingus Quintet

George Adams (tenor saxophone, flute -1/3,5,6) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone -1/3,5,6) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Rocca Brancaleone", Ravenna, Italy, July 27, 1974
1.Weeprivate tape
2.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
3.Fables Of Faubus-
4.Sophisticated Lady-
5.Take The "A" Train-
6.Cherokee-

Charles Mingus Quintet

George Adams (tenor saxophone, vocals -1/8) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone -1/8) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Umbria Jazz Festival", "Piazza Del Popolo", Todi, Italy, July 28, 1974
1.OpeningDeep Thought (J) DTVD-0006
2.Intro / Take The "A" Train, Part 1-
3.Take The "A" Train, Part 2-
4.Flowers For A Lady (Angry Reeds)Moon (It) MCD 064-2; Deep Thought (J) DTVD-0006
5.Devil Blues (Stormy And Funky Blues)-
6.Opus 3 (Squeezed Strings)-
7.Cherokeeprivate tape
8.EndingDeep Thought (J) DTVD-0006
9.Sophisticated Ladyprivate tape
* Moon (It) MCD 064-2   Charles Mingus - Stormy And Funky Blues
* Deep Thought (J) DTVD-0006   Charles Mingus - Umbria Jazz Festival 1974

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 30, 1974
Flowers For A Ladyprivate tape
unknown title-
Devil Blues-
Cherokee-

Charles Mingus Quintet

George Adams (tenor saxophone, vocals) Hamiet Bluiett (baritone saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
broadcast, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, August 18, 1974
Peggy's Blue Skylightprivate tape

Charles Mingus Quintet

unknown (alto saxophone -1) George Adams (tenor saxophone, vocals) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, November 12, 1974
1.Peggy's Blue Skylightprivate tape
2.Fables Of Faubus-

Charles Mingus Sextet

Marcus Belgrave, Jack Waltrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, December 27, 1974
31056Sue's ChangesAtlantic SD 1677, SD 3-600
31058Duke Ellington's Sound Of LoveAtlantic SD 1677
* Atlantic SD 1677   Charles Mingus - Changes One
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jack Waltrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, December 28, 1974
31055Remember Rockefeller At AtticaAtlantic SD 1677
31057Devil Blues-
31063For Harry CarneyAtlantic SD 1678
* Atlantic SD 1677   Charles Mingus - Changes One
* Atlantic SD 1678   Charles Mingus - Changes Two

Charles Mingus Quintet

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.Atlantic SD 1678, SD 3-600
2. 31060Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue SilkAtlantic SD 1678
3. 31061Black Bats And Poles-
4. 31062Duke Ellington's Sound Of LoveAtlantic SD 1678, SD 3-600
* Atlantic SD 1678   Charles Mingus - Changes Two
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings

1975

Charles Mingus Quintet

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)Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-017/018
For Harry Carney-
Devil Blues-
Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk-
Nobody Knows-
Cherokee (theme) (Ko Ko)-
* Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-017/018   Charles Mingus - Village Vanguard 1975

Charles Mingus Quintet

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

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
"Pescara Jazz Festival", Pescara, Italy, July 14, 1975
unknown titlesprivate tape

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone, vocals) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Ahus Jazz Festival", Piratenteatern, Sweden, July 19, 1975
Intro By Inge Dahlprivate tape
Devil Blues-
Sue's Changes-

Charles Mingus Quintet With Guests

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 BluesEagle Vision EREVDV449
2.Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A.-
3.Sue's Changes-
4.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
5.Take The "A" Train-
* Eagle Vision EREVDV449   Charles Mingus - Live At Montreux

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
La Spezia, Italy, July 27, 1975
For Harry Carneyprivate tape
Devil Blues-
Remember Rockefeller At Attica-
Fables Of Faubus-
Sue's Changes-

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 CarneyCool Jazz (J) 2250
Sue's Changes-
* Cool Jazz (J) 2250   Charles Mingus - Berliner Jazztage 1975

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 ChangesCool Jazz (J) 966
Nobody Knows-
Cherokee (theme)-
* Cool Jazz (J) 966   Charles Mingus - Jazz Jamboree And More

Charles Mingus And Ilhan Mimaroglu

Charles Mingus (interviewee) Ilhan Mimaroglu (interviewer)
1975
Mingus On MingusAtlantic SD 3-600
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings

1976

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 AtticaJazz Door (G) JD 1219
Devil Blues-
Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love-
For Harry Carney-
* Jazz Door (G) JD 1219   Charles Mingus - Keystone Korner

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Danny Mixon (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Sankei Hall", Osaka, Japan, July 29, 1976
Opus FourCouriers Of Jazz (J) COJ-006
Diane-
Nobody Knows-
Fables Of Faubus / Cherokee-
Ysabel's Table Dance-
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
Remember Rockefeller At Attica-
Cherokee-
For Harry Carney-
* Couriers Of Jazz (J) COJ-006   Charles Mingus - Live At Sankei Hall 1976

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Danny Mixon (piano) Charles Mingus (bass, vocals) Dannie Richmond (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, August 16, 1976
Fables Of Nixon, Rockefeller And Ford - Oh Lord, Help Mr. Fordprivate tape
Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love-
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
For Harry Carney-
Cherokee (theme)-

1977

Charles Mingus Piano Solo

Charles Mingus (piano)
NYC, March 1, 1977
Wedding March/Slow March (take 9)Rhino R2 71785
Wedding March/Slow March (take 12)-
* Rhino R2 71785   Charles Mingus - Cumbia And Jazz Fusion

Charles Mingus Nonet

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 SoulAtlantic SD 1700, SD 3-600
33951Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
33952Noddin' Ya Head BluesAtlantic SD 1700
* Atlantic SD 1700   Charles Mingus - Three Or Four Shades Of Blues
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings

Charles Mingus Nonet

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 BluesAtlantic SD 1700
* Atlantic SD 1700   Charles Mingus - Three Or Four Shades Of Blues

Charles Mingus Tentet

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)
NYC, March 10, 1977
33954Nobody KnowsAtlantic SD 1700
* Atlantic SD 1700   Charles Mingus - Three Or Four Shades Of Blues

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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 FusionAtlantic SD 8801
* Atlantic SD 8801; Rhino R2 71785   Charles Mingus - Cumbia And Jazz Fusion

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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"Atlantic SD 8801
* Atlantic SD 8801; Rhino R2 71785   Charles Mingus - Cumbia And Jazz Fusion

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 LoveBlue Mark Music (J) BMM-053
Noddin' Ya Head Blues-
Three Or Four Shades Of Blues-
For Harry Carney-
* Blue Mark Music (J) BMM-053   Charles Mingus - Changes Live

Charles Mingus Quintet

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 CarneyExcelsior ELP 100
Three Or Four Shades Of Blues-
Cumbia And Jazz Fusion-
* Excelsior ELP 100   Charles Mingus - Spain '77

Charles Mingus Quintet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums): same personnel
Milan, Italy, July 20, 1977
Cumbia And Jazz Fusion (incomplete)Moon (It) MCD 064-2
* Moon (It) MCD 064-2   Charles Mingus - Stormy And Funky Blues

Charles Mingus Tentet

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 1Baystate (J) RVJ-6037
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-
* Baystate (J) RVJ-6037   The Music Of Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus Tentet

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 SkylightWho's Who In Jazz WWLP 21005
Fables Of Faubus-
Caroline Keikki Mingus-
Slop-
So Long EricWho's Who In Jazz WWLP 21014
Farewell, FarwellWho's Who In Jazz WWLP 21005
Just For Laughs, Part 1-
It Might As Well Be Spring
Duke Ellington's The Sound Of LoveWho's Who In Jazz WWLP 21005
Just For Laughs, Part 2-
* Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21005   Lionel Hampton Presents The Music Of Charles Mingus
* Who's Who In Jazz WWLP 21014   Various Artists - Giants Of Jazz, Vol. 2

Charles Mingus and others

Charles Mingus (bass) and others
December 20, 1977?
34666Way Down BluesAtlantic unissued

1978

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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&2Atlantic SD 8805
* Atlantic SD 8805   Charles Mingus - Something Like A Bird

Charles Mingus Orchestra

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 DrumsAtlantic SD 8803
* Atlantic SD 8803   Charles Mingus - Me, Myself An Eye

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Mike Davis (trumpet) Randy Brecker (trumpet -1/3) 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) Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone -1/3) Pepper Adams, Ronnie Cuber, Craig Purpura (baritone saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Larry Coryell, Ted Dunbar, Jack Wilkins (guitar) Danny Toan (guitar -4) Eddie Gomez (bass) Joe Chambers, Dannie Richmond (drums) Charles Mingus (composer, arranger) Paul Jeffrey (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January 23, 1978
1. 36250Devil WomanAtlantic SD 8803
2. 36251Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting-
3. 36252Carolyn "Keki" Mingus-
4. 36855Farewell, FarwellAtlantic SD 8805
* Atlantic SD 8803   Charles Mingus - Me, Myself An Eye
* Atlantic SD 8805   Charles Mingus - Something Like A Bird