Leonard Bernstein narration overdubbed on some reissues.
The veracity that George Avakian was the producer for this session has not been determined.
This was originally recorded for United Artists Records. "Aka" titles used in original release. (UAJ 14024)
Personnel for this live date had been uncertain. Bert listed personnel and there are recordings of Mingus giving directions to players.
Additional Liner Notes: Burt Korall, Micahael Fitzgerald