Cornell 1964 The list of from-the-vault material by renowned jazz musicians keeps growing. This essential two-discer ( Cornell 1964 ) finds Charles Mingus in a magnanimous mood… Cornell 1964 The list of from-the-vault material by renowned jazz musicians keeps growing. This essential two-discer ( Cornell 1964 ) finds Charles Mingus in a magnanimous mood… 2007-07-17 Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy Jazz
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Cornell 1964 (2007)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Jul 17, 2007; Lead Performance: Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy; Genre: Jazz

The list of from-the-vault material by renowned jazz musicians keeps growing. This essential two-discer (Cornell 1964) finds Charles Mingus in a magnanimous mood — just listen to the bassist's joking asides. With his greatest small ensemble, he moves through trifles (''When Irish Eyes Are Smiling''), long-form opuses (''Meditations''), tributes (Duke Ellington's ''Sophisticated Lady''), and protest music (''Fables of Faubus''). Neither the musical innovation nor the social commentary sounds dusted off. A
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Originally posted Aug 03, 2007 Published in issue #947 Aug 10, 2007 Order article reprints