Charles Mingus - A Modern Jazz Symposium On Music & Poetry


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Expanded LP edition of a Charles Mingus jazz classic!

1957 was a mammoth year for jazz legend Charles Mingus. He was on fire, recording several seminal titles including The Clown, Mingus Three, Tijuana Moods, East Coasting and A Modern Jazz Symposium of Music And Poetry. Now, with the support of the Charles Mingus Estate, New Land presents for the first time, the most expansive LP edition of A Modern Jazz Symposium Of Music And Poetry to date.

A wonderful set featuring an all-star band alternating throughout of Jimmy Knepper (trombone), Shafi Hadi (tenor and alto sax), Bill Hardman and Clarence Shaw (trumpet), Dannie Richmond (drums), Horace Parlan and Bob Hammer (piano), with narration by the fabulous Mel Stewart.

This is the ultimate edition, including all available outtakes and material related to the session, the recordings have been remastered from the original tape transfers and lacquers cut by Kevin Gray, house in a gatefold jacket on reverse-board finish and printed by Pallas. A stunning album that is sometimes overlooked from the vast Mingus catalog. However, it emnates from one of his most creative periods and today stands out as a sublime conceptual recording.

Side A
Scenes In The City
Side B
New York Sketchbook
Duke's Choice
Side C
Slippers (Alternate Version)
Woody 'N' You
Side D
Billie's Bounce
Scenes In The City (Single Edit)

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