The Record Collection

Charles Mingus: Blues & Roots (1960)

Atlantic/ Warner Jazz 3617-2

Track list:

01 – Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
02 – Cryin’ Blues
03 – Moanin’
04 – Tensions
05 – My Jelly Roll Soul
06 – E’s Flat Ah’s Flat Too
+ Bonus Tracks
07 – Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting (Alt Tk)
08 – Tensions (Alt Tk)
09 – My Jelly Roll Soul (Alt Tk)
10 – E’s Flat Ah’s Flat Too (Alt Tk)

Personnel:

Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
John Handy – alto saxophone
Booker Ervin – tenor saxophone
Pepper Adams – baritone saxophone
Willie Dennis – trombone
Jimmy Knepper – trombone
Horace Parlan – piano #1-5
Mal Waldron – piano #6
Charles Mingus – bass
Dannie Richmond – drums

Produced by Nesuhi Ertegun
Recording engineer: Tom Dowd

Recorded at Atlantic Studios, New York City; February 4, 1959.

Original album released as Atlantic SD-1305, March 1960. Re-mastered from the original analogue tapes.

This Re-issue/Compilation © 1998 and 2002 Atlantic Recording Corp for the US and WEA International for the rest of the world outside the US.

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