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Mingus Ah Um

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11 years, 9 months ago at Jan 19 17:39
2 votes
1. Better Git It In Your Soul
2. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
3. Boogie Stop Shuffle
4. Self-Portrait In Three Colors
5. Open Letter To Duke
6. Bird Calls
7. Fables Of Faubus
8. Pussy Cat Dues
9. Jelly Roll
10. Pedal Point Blues
11. GG Train
12. Girl Of My Dreams

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5 years, 9 months ago at Jan 1 7:45
2 votes
This is definatly a classic Mingus album but it's not my favorite overall. There's some awesome tracks, like Better Git It In Your Soul, Boogie Stop Shuffle (My personal fav), and the bonus track GG Train is simply awesome. This album is a great one for that long drive and if you want to show anyone new to jazz a great album with some soul then this is one to give them. I think out of any artist o... read more
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Description: Mercurial bassist and bandleader Charles Mingus was signed to Columbia Records for the briefest of time during 1959. His Columbia recordings, however, remain some of the most inspired, mood-jumping jazz in history. The flowing sadness of "Goodbye Porkpie Hat" (unedited here for the first time on CD!) rings like a funeral chorus that pitches headlong into a celebration of Lester Young's life and improvising flexibility, rather than his death. And there's the funky furnace blast of "Boogie Stop Shuffle" (also unedited!), which reaches its glory with Booker Ervin's Texas tenor sax, wrapped tight in bluesy tone. ... (more)
Manufacturer: Sony
Release date: 16 February 1999
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0074646551226 UPC: 074646551226
Tags: Jazz (7), 1959 (2), 1950s (2), Bass (1), Mingus (1), Usa (1), Cd (1), Chris (1)
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“1. Better Git It In Your Soul 2. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat 3. Boogie Stop Shuffle 4. Self-Portrait In Three Colors 5. Open Letter To Duke 6.”


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