Charles Mingus Mingus Dynasty (1960)

Columbia
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  • 1. slop
  • 2. diane
  • 3. song with orange
  • 4. gunslinging bird
  • 5. things ain't what they used to be
  • 6. far wells, mill valley
  • 7. new now know how
  • 8. mood indigo
  • 9. put me in that dungeon
  • 10. strollin'

'Mingus Dynasty' is an unjustly neglected album that was recorded in November, 1959 six months after the great bassist's classic 'Mingus Ah Um'.
6 of the 10 tracks feature a tentet with the remaining 4 by a septet. The collective personnel includes Don Ellis & Richard Williams(trumpets); Jimmy Knepper(trombone); Booker Ervin. John Handy, Benny Golson & Jerome Richardson(reeds); Roland Hanna(piano); Teddy Charles(vibes) & Dannie Richmond(drums).