Monday, November 08, 2010

Mo' '64 Mingus

I've written before about the fact that I will purchase any recording by the band (featuring Eric Dolphy and Jaki Byard and a repertoire that included "Meditations," "Fables of Faubus," "Orange Was the Color of Her Dress" and "Peggy's Blue Skylight") that Charles Mingus took to Europe in April 1964. I see that recordings of the Amsterdam and Bremen dates from that tour are now available. Oh my.


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