September 28, 2019 – 5:36 am


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Sweden 1972 [no label, 1CD]

Emmaboda, Sweden; August 19, 1972. Very good FM broadcast.

Thanks to hamhen; and to jazzrita for sharing the show at Dime.

MrBihari, Dime:

I’m a pretty hardcore Mingus-oid and also not generally a fan of the 1972 band. This show however really smokes and is leading me to re-assess my previous distain of this particular ensemble! Great sound too!

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Track 01. Pops (When The Saints Go Marching In) 6:18
Track 02. The Man Who Never Sleeps 19:12
Track 03. E.S.P. 28:34
Track 04. Theme 0:48
Track 05. Fables Of Faubus 24:48
80 mins

Charles Mingus - bass
Jon Faddis - trumpet
Charles McPherson - alto saxophone
Bobby Jones - tenor saxophone, clarinet
John Foster - piano
Roy Brooks - drums, singing-saw

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  1. 13 Responses to “CHARLES MINGUS - SWEDEN 1972”

  2. Thanks, great surprise for the weekend- can’t wait to hear this one!

    By Happy Camper on Sep 28, 2019

  3. Have to admit I’m not a big fan of later Mingus - his best years were undoubtedly from 58 until the mid/late sixties - but this is still a great listen if only for his incredible bass playing technique and sense of studied improvisation. Thanks for posting

    By Graeme Wright on Sep 28, 2019

  4. Now this is Jazz,baby Jazz…..

    By carsmashmouth on Sep 28, 2019

  5. This is old school jazz . In other words true Jazz , unlike all of the mutations that started taking place around this time . Today Jazz for the most part no longer exists .Mingus is an all time great . This show has my approval.

    By Smashmouth on Sep 28, 2019

  6. Mr Wright is correct. Mingus best years were the late 50s thru the mid 60s but this is still outstanding.

    By Smashmouth on Sep 28, 2019

  7. Rumor has it Mingus had a Big Un

    By U L E on Sep 28, 2019

  8. Thanks BigO, it´s always a thrill when you publish Charles Mingus recordings. This is from a jazz festival in a little Swedish town, in 1972. Great!

    By samspade on Sep 28, 2019

  9. If it ain’t McLaughlin, it ain’t jazz. Period.

    By Brian Griffin on Sep 28, 2019

  10. This is great, thanks!
    Track 4 “Theme” is Charlie Parker’s “Ko-Ko”

    By Peter from DE on Sep 28, 2019

  11. John McLaughlin is a hack .

    By Smashmouth on Sep 29, 2019

  12. The greatest jazz guitarist of all time is Wes Montgomery. In fact he is the greatest guitarist of all time period.

    By Smashmouth on Sep 29, 2019

  13. That’s all fine. I may know nothing about jazz but I know how to prompt a response from Smashy.

    Incidentally Mr. S. I assume they weren’t your comments about Lu Reed on another thread?

    To maintain the jazz theme, Ornette Coleman played on The Bells.

    By The Patriot on Sep 29, 2019

  14. Who is this bozo

    By bing bongong on Sep 30, 2019

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