Charles Mingus Mingus Dynasty (1960)

Columbia
  • 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 late '59, six months after the great bassist's classic 'Mingus Ah Um'. Six of the ten tracks feature a tentet with the remaining four by a septet. Featuring Don Ellis, Jimmy Knepper, Booker Ervin, Benny Golson, Roland Hanna andDannie Richmond amongst others