Chip Deffaa
August 27, 1993 AT 04:00 AM EDT

The Complete 1959 CBS Charles Mingus Sessions

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Charles Mingus
Producers
Mosaic
genre
Reissues, Jazz

We gave it an A

The Complete 1959 CBS Charles Mingus Sessions finds one of the foremost jazz composers at his best. The rough but irresistibly spirited, previously unreleased version of ”Better Git It in Your Soul,” which opens this near-perfect, four-audiophile-LP set, is a wondrous find. (One minor flaw: Sunny Clapp, not Mingus, composed ”Girl of my Dreams.”) Mosaic, the standard-setter for reissues, is also offering recommended Buck Clayton and Don Cherry sets. A

You May Like

Comments

EDIT POST