The Complete Debut Recordings

~ Release by Charles Mingus (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

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CD 1
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1What Is This Thing Called Love?
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1951-04)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (in 1951-04)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (in 1951-04)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (in 1951-04)
instrumental cover recording of:
What Is This Thing Called Love? (in 1951-04)
lyricist and composer:
Cole Porter (composer) (in 1929)
publisher:
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) and Warner/Chappell
part of:
Wake Up and Dream (1929 revue)
3:02
2Darn That Dream
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1951-04)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (in 1951-04)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (in 1951-04)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (in 1951-04)
instrumental cover recording of:
Darn That Dream (in 1951-04)
lyricist:
Eddie DeLange (in 1939)
composer:
Jimmy Van Heusen (in 1939)
publisher:
Scarsdale Music Corp. (ASCAP)
part of:
Swingin’ the Dream
3:38
3Yesterdays
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1951-04)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (in 1951-04)
piano:
Charles Mingus (in 1951-04)
instrumental cover recording of:
Yesterdays (in 1951-04)
lyricist:
Otto Harbach
composer:
Jerome Kern
publisher:
PolyGram Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) and Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998)
part of:
Roberta
3:05
4Body and Soul
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1951-04)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (in 1951-04)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (in 1951-04)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (in 1951-04)
instrumental cover recording of:
Body and Soul (in 1951-04)
lyricist:
Frank Eyton (in 1930), Edward Heyman (in 1930) and Robert Sour (in 1930)
composer:
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (in 1930)
publisher:
Bug Music, Inc., Chappell & Co Ltd., Druropetal Music, Quartet Music Inc., Range Road Music Inc., Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!), ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label), ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部, WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (until 2019-05-28) and WC Music Corp. (from 2019-05-28 to present)
3:34
5Blue Moon
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1951-04)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (in 1951-04)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (in 1951-04)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (in 1951-04)
instrumental cover recording of:
Blue Moon (in 1951-04)
lyricist:
Lorenz Hart (in 1934)
composer:
Richard Rodgers (in 1934)
publisher:
EMI Catalogue Partnership, EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP), EMI United Partnership Ltd., Robbins Music Corp., SBK United Partnership Ltd., フジパシフィックミュージック SBK事業部 and ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label)
music quoted on:
Opening Production (from Jane Froman's album, "With a Song in My Heart")
3:33
6Blue Tide
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1951-04)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (in 1951-04)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (in 1951-04)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (in 1951-04)
recording of:
Blue Tide (in 1951-04)
composer:
Spaulding Givens
3:10
7Darn That Dream (alternate take)
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1951-04)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (in 1951-04)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (in 1951-04)
instrumental recording of:
Darn That Dream (in 1951-04)
lyricist:
Eddie DeLange (in 1939)
composer:
Jimmy Van Heusen (in 1939)
publisher:
Scarsdale Music Corp. (ASCAP)
part of:
Swingin’ the Dream
3:37
8Jeepers Creepers (take 1)
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1951-04)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (in 1951-04)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (in 1951-04)
3:37
9Jeepers Creepers (take 2)
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1951-04)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (in 1951-04)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (in 1951-04)
3:03
10Portrait (take 1) (alternate take)
recording of:
Portrait
lyricist and composer:
Charles Mingus
3:11
11Portrait (take 2)
recording of:
Portrait
lyricist and composer:
Charles Mingus
3:10
12I've Lost My Love (take 1)
3:01
13I've Lost My Love (take 2)
3:01
14Extrasensory Perception2:48
15Extrasensory Perception (alternate take)2:42
16Precognition
2:43
17Make Believe
recording of:
Make Believe (Ralph – Mingus)
writer:
Charles Mingus
3:04
18Paris in Blue
recording of:
Paris in Blue
lyricist and composer:
Charles Mingus
3:12
19Montage
2:55
20Day Dream (take 1)
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1953-04-14)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1953-04-14)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1953-04-14)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (on 1953-04-14)
3:42
21Day Dream (take 2)
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1953-04-14)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1953-04-14)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1953-04-14)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (on 1953-04-14)
2:38
22Theme From "Rhapsody in Blue" (take 1)
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1953-04-14)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1953-04-14)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1953-04-14)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (on 1953-04-14)
3:24
23Theme From "Rhapsody in Blue" (take 2)
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1953-04-14)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1953-04-14)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1953-04-14)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (on 1953-04-14)
2:39
CD 2
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1Jet (take 1)
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1953-04-14)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1953-04-14)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1953-04-14)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (on 1953-04-14)
2:44
2Jet (take 2)
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1953-04-14)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1953-04-14)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1953-04-14)
piano:
Spaulding Givens (on 1953-04-14)
2:35
3Medley: You Go to My Head
2:42
4Can You Blame Me
2:48
5You and Me
2:47
6Bebopper
2:40
7Cupid
2:46
8Drum Conversation
4:02
9I've Got You Under My Skin
recording of:
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
lyricist and composer:
Cole Porter (composer) (in 1936)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music (UK), Victoria Music Ltd. and Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996)
part of:
Born to Dance
2:49
10Embraceable You
recording of:
Embraceable You
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (in 1928)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (in 1928)
publisher:
Ira Gershwin Music, New World Music, New World Music Corp., Warner Bros. Music Corp., WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (until 2019-05-28) and WC Music Corp. (from 2019-05-28 to present)
music quoted on:
Opening Production (from Jane Froman's album, "With a Song in My Heart")
part of:
Crazy for You (1992 musical)
part of:
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical)
part of:
When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965 film)
4:18
11Sure Thing
recording of:
Sure Thing
composer:
Bud Powell
2:03
12Cherokee
recording of:
Cherokee
composer:
Bud Powell
4:48
13(Jubilee) Hallelujah3:51
14Lullaby of Birdland
2:29
15Wee (Allen's Alley)
recording of:
Wee
composer:
Denzil Best, Dizzy Gillespie and Frank Paparelli
6:40
16Hot House8:58
17A Night in Tunisia
recording of:
Night in Tunisia (instrumental)
composer:
Dizzy Gillespie and Frank Paparelli
publisher:
Universal‐MCA Music Publishing (US)
7:22
CD 3
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1Perdido
recording of:
Perdido (original instrumental version)
composer:
Juan Tizol
8:10
2Salt Peanuts
recording of:
Salt Peanuts
composer:
Kenny Clarke and Dizzy Gillespie
publisher:
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP)
7:18
3All the Things You Are
recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May)
lyricist:
Oscar Hammerstein II (of Rodgers & Hammerstein) (in 1939)
composer:
Jerome Kern (in 1939)
publisher:
Polygram Int. Publishing (renamed Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. circa 1998) and T.B. Harms Inc.
part of:
Broadway Rhythm (film)
7:12
452nd Street Theme
0:38
5Perdido
recording of:
Perdido (original instrumental version)
composer:
Juan Tizol
7:42
6Salt Peanuts
recording of:
Salt Peanuts
composer:
Kenny Clarke and Dizzy Gillespie
publisher:
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP)
7:20
7All the Things You Are
recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May)
lyricist:
Oscar Hammerstein II (of Rodgers & Hammerstein) (in 1939)
composer:
Jerome Kern (in 1939)
publisher:
Polygram Int. Publishing (renamed Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. circa 1998) and T.B. Harms Inc.
part of:
Broadway Rhythm (film)
7:10
852nd Street Theme
0:35
9Wee (Allen's Alley)
recording of:
Wee
composer:
Denzil Best, Dizzy Gillespie and Frank Paparelli
6:36
10Hot House9:01
11A Night in Tunisia
recording of:
Night in Tunisia (instrumental)
composer:
Dizzy Gillespie and Frank Paparelli
publisher:
Universal‐MCA Music Publishing (US)
7:22
CD 4
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1Bass-ically Speaking (take 1)3:58
2Bass-ically Speaking (take 2)3:50
3Bass-ically Speaking (take 3)3:51
4Bass-ically Speaking3:52
5[untitled blues]2:35
6Wee Dot (Blues for Some Bones)
14:17
7Stardust
4:52
8Move
recording of:
Move
composer:
Denzil Best
6:48
9I'll Remember April
recording of:
I’ll Remember April
lyricist:
Patricia Johnston and Don Raye
composer:
Gene de Paul
publisher:
Hub Music Co Inc, Leeds Music, MCA Music Ltd., Rytvoc, Inc. (ASCAP) and Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP)
11:04
10Now's the Time
14:22
CD 5
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1Trombosphere
3:24
2Ow!
recording of:
Ow!
composer:
Dizzy Gillespie
15:11
3Chazzanova (false start of Yesterdays)
4:54
4Yesterdays
recording of:
Yesterdays
lyricist:
Otto Harbach
composer:
Jerome Kern
publisher:
PolyGram Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) and Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998)
part of:
Roberta
10:04
5Kai's Day
5:22
6Pink Topsy
3:03
7Miss Blues
3:03
8Blue Tide
recording of:
Blue Tide
composer:
Spaulding Givens
3:08
9Pink Topsy (alternate take)
3:38
10Eclipse (alternate take)
recording of:
Eclipse
lyricist and composer:
Charles Mingus
publisher:
Jazz Workshop, Inc.
2:57
11Eclipse
recording of:
Eclipse
lyricist and composer:
Charles Mingus
publisher:
Jazz Workshop, Inc.
2:54
12Opus One (alternate take)
3:21
13Opus One
4:08
14(Teapot) Walkin'
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1953-11-30)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1953-11-30)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-30)
piano:
Paul Bley (on 1953-11-30)
4:28
CD 6
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1Like Someone in Love
recording of:
Like Someone in Love
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (in 1944)
composer:
Jimmy Van Heusen (in 1944)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (not for release label use, this is a music publisher), Chappell Morris Ltd., Dorsey Brothers Music, Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music), ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
4:03
2I Can't Get Started
recording of:
I Can’t Get Started
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin
composer:
Vernon Duke
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music), Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP), ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
3:37
3Spontaneous Combustion4:15
4The Theme
3:40
5Split Kick
recording of:
Split Kick
composer:
Horace Silver
3:05
6This Time the Dream's on Me
3:07
7Zootcase
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1953-11-30)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (on 1953-11-30)
piano:
Paul Bley (on 1953-11-30)
recording of:
Zootcase (on 1953-11-30)
composer:
Zoot Sims (US jazz saxophonist)
2:33
8Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
3:22
9The Pendulum at Falcon's Lair4:40
10Jack the Fieldstalker
4:30
11Stockholm Sweetnin'
4:11
12Low and Behold
3:26
13Bitty Ditty
5:12
14Chazzanova
3:41
15I'll Remember April
recording of:
I’ll Remember April
lyricist:
Patricia Johnston and Don Raye
composer:
Gene de Paul
publisher:
Hub Music Co Inc, Leeds Music, MCA Music Ltd., Rytvoc, Inc. (ASCAP) and Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP)
3:48
16Elusive (Illusive)
4:50
17Sombre Intrusion
2:46
18You Don't Know What Love Is
3:29
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