Charles Mingus Mysterious Blues

Mysterious Blues
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CD Details

  • Released: August 23, 2005
  • Label: Candid Records

Entertainment Reviews:

Down Beat - 3/91
3.5 Stars - Good Plus


  • 1.Mysterious Blues
  • 2.Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (take 5)
  • 3.Body And Soul (take 2) - (previously unreleased, alternate take)
  • 4.Vassarlean
  • 5.Reincarnation Of A Lovebird - (previously unreleased, alternate take)
  • 6.Me And You
  • 7.Melody From The Drums - (previously unreleased)

Product Description:

Personnel includes: Charles Mingus (acoustic bass), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Roy Eldridge, Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer (trumpets), Jimmy Knepper (trombone), Tommy Flanagan, Nico Bunick (piano), Jo Jones, Dannie Richmond (drums).
Recorded at Nola Penthouse Studios, New York City on October 20, 1960 and November 11, 1960.
Includes liner notes by Brian Priestley, author of Mingus: A Critical Biography.
Although a Mosaic box set claims to have all of Charles Mingus's Candid recordings, this CD, in addition to four duplications from the box, contains three alternate takes not included elsewhere: "Body and Soul" (featuring trumpeter Roy Eldridge and altoist Eric Dolphy), the Dannie Richmond drum solo "Melody from the Drums" and a septet runthrough on "Reincarnation of a Love Bird." A fine introduction into the music of Charles Mingus, this set still cannot compare to the Mosaic box which has the Mingus's pianoless quartet with Dolphy, Richmond and trumpeter Ted Curson, but completists will have to acquire both releases. ~ Scott Yanow

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