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The Charles Mingus Quintet & Max Roach

The Charles Mingus Quintet & Max Roach
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Live album by
Released 1964
Recorded December 23, 1955
Venue Café Bohemia
Genre Jazz
Length 43:02
Label Debut (Prestige, Fantasy)

America
Charles Mingus chronology
Mingus at the Bohemia

(1955)
The Charles Mingus Quintet & Max Roach

(1964)
Pithecanthropus Erectus

(1956)

The Charles Mingus Quintet & Max Roach is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded at the Café Bohemia in December 1955 and released in 1964. Further recordings from the concert were released under the title Mingus at the Bohemia.

Reception [ edit ]

In his review for AllMusic, Ron Wynn awarded the album 4 stars stating "The Mingus/Roach/Mal Waldron dialogs overcome the ordinary stylings of Eddie Bert and George Barrow."[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Track listing [ edit ]

  1. "A Foggy Day" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:36
  2. "Drums" (Charles Mingus, Max Roach) - 5:38
  3. "Haitian Fight Song" (Mingus) - 5:27
  4. "Lady Bird" (Tadd Dameron) - 5:58
  5. "I'll Remember April" (Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) - 13:13
  6. "Love Chant" (Mingus) - 7:26

The actual melody of "I'll Remember April" is not played

Personnel [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed July 12, 2011
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