Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um mp3 album
Mingus Ah Um is a studio album by American jazz musician Charles Mingus, released in 1959 by Columbia Records. It was his first album recorded for Columbia. The cover features a painting by S. Neil Fujita. The album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2013. The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD calls this album "an extended tribute to ancestors" (and awards it one of their rare crowns), and Mingus's musical forebears figure largely throughout.
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Given that he produced Mingus Ah Um and Brubeck’s Time Out (and coproduced Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue as well), Teo Macero’s role in the jazz sound of 1959 can’t be overlooked. The splices he used to shorten six of the nine tracks on Mingus Ah Um were predictive of techniques he’d employ 10 years later (to much different ends) on Davis’ Bitches Brew. Mingus Ah Um Charles Mingus. With such major statements as Pithecanthropus Erectus and The Clown behind him, bassist-composer Charles Mingus reached an early career height in 1959 with Mingus Ah Um, his first album for Columbia. It’s not trivial that roughly half of it was recorded on May 5, the same day that John Coltrane waxed roughly half of Giant Steps for Atlantic.
Mingus Ah Um" is, in my opinion, the ideal album to discover the giant genius Charles Mingus. Those who do not like jazz should start with this album, it contains all the pleasant elements of jazz. This record dates from 1959, and yet, the quality of the recording is superb. This album is one of the best record for chill. Mingus touches everything: bop, free jazz, new orleans, while keeping his personality. The arrangements are grandiose, Ervin and Handy (sax) give me a huge slap,.