Charles Mingus: Vital Savage Horizons

Alto 714

  1. What Is This Thing Called Love [Cole Porter]
  2. I'm Beginning To See The Light [Duke Ellington & Harry James]
  3. Improvisation
  4. Ecclusiastics [Mingus]
  5. Monk, Bunk and Vice Versa [Mingus]


1-2: Billy Taylor-p
Charles Mingus-b
Marquis Foster-d

3-4: Jimmy Knepper-tbn
Yusef Lateef-tsx
Rahsaan Roland Kirk-tsx, stritch, manzello
Doug Watkins-b
Charles Mingus-p
Dannie Richmond-d
Pee Wee Marquette-mc

5: Richard Williams-tpt
Charles McPherson-asx
Booker Ervin-tsx
Toshiko Akiyoshi-p
Charles Mingus-b
Dannie Richmond-d
Symphony Sid-mc

1-2: November 6, 1951
Storyville
Boston, MA (Billy Taylor Trio)

3-4: October 21, 1961
Birdland
NYC

5: March 31, 1962
Birdland
NYC