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Charles "Baron" Mingus: West Coast 1945-49

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 The Texas Hop 2:50 Charles Mingus June 1945 N. R. "Nat" Bates (trumpet), Maxwell Davis (tenor saxophone), William Woodman, Jr. (tenor saxophone), Bob Mosley (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Roy Porter (drums)
(variance) -- Oradell Mitchell (vocal)
2 Baby, Take a Chance With Me 3:07 Charles Mingus June 1945 N. R. "Nat" Bates (trumpet), Maxwell Davis (tenor saxophone), William Woodman, Jr. (tenor saxophone), Bob Mosley (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Roy Porter (drums)
(variance) -- Everett Pettis (vocal)
3 Lonesome Woman Blues 3:11 Charles Mingus June 1945 N. R. "Nat" Bates (trumpet), Maxwell Davis (tenor saxophone), William Woodman, Jr. (tenor saxophone), Bob Mosley (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Roy Porter (drums)
(variance) -- Oradell Mitchell (vocal)
4 Swingin' An Echo 3:07 Charles Mingus June 1945 N. R. "Nat" Bates (trumpet), Maxwell Davis (tenor saxophone), William Woodman, Jr. (tenor saxophone), Bob Mosley (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Roy Porter (drums)
5 Ain't Jivin' Blues 2:56 Charles Mingus early 1946 Karl George (trumpet), John Plonsky (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Jewel Grant (alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Gene Porter (tenor saxophone), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), Wilbert Baranco (piano), Buddy Harper (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Lee Young (drums), Claude Trenier (vocal)
6 Baby, Take a Chance With Me 2:52 Charles Mingus early 1946 Karl George (trumpet), John Plonsky (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Jewel Grant (alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Gene Porter (tenor saxophone), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), Wilbert Baranco (piano), Buddy Harper (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Lee Young (drums), Claude Trenier (vocal)
7 Shuffle Bass Boogie 2:55 Charles Mingus early 1946 Karl George (trumpet), John Plonsky (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Jewel Grant (alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Gene Porter (tenor saxophone), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), Wilbert Baranco (piano), Buddy Harper (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Lee Young (drums)
(variance) -- Claude Trenier (omit),
8 Weird Nightmare 3:05 Charles Mingus early 1946 Karl George (trumpet), John Plonsky (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Jewel Grant (alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Gene Porter (tenor saxophone), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), Wilbert Baranco (piano), Buddy Harper (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Lee Young (drums), Claude Trenier (vocal)
9 Make Believe 2:41 Charles Mingus May 6, 1946 Charles Mingus (bass), Karl George (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Marshall Royal (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), Irving Ashby (guitar), Lady Will Carr (piano), Lee Young (drums), Claude Trenier (vocal)
10 Honey Take a Chance With Me 3:14 Charles Mingus May 6, 1946 Charles Mingus (bass), Karl George (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Marshall Royal (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), Irving Ashby (guitar), Lady Will Carr (piano), Lee Young (drums), Claude Trenier (vocal)
11 Bedspread 3:04 Charles Mingus May 6, 1946 Charles Mingus (bass), Karl George (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Marshall Royal (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), Irving Ashby (guitar), Lady Will Carr (piano), Lee Young (drums)
(variance) -- Claude Trenier (omit),
12 This Subdues My Passion 2:51 Charles Mingus May 6, 1946 Charles Mingus (bass), Karl George (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Marshall Royal (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), Irving Ashby (guitar), Lady Will Carr (piano), Lee Young (drums)
(variance) -- Claude Trenier (omit),
13 Pipe Dream 3:15 Charles Mingus May 6, 1946 Charles Mingus (bass), Karl George (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Marshall Royal (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone), Irving Ashby (guitar), Lady Will Carr (piano), Lee Young (drums)
(variance) -- Claude Trenier (omit),
14 Mingus Fingus 3:01 Charles Mingus mid-1948 Buddy Collette (alto saxophone, clarinet), Wilbert Baranco (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), unknown (drums)
15 These Foolish Things 3:16 Charles Mingus mid-1948 Buddy Collette (alto saxophone, clarinet), Wilbert Baranco (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), unknown (drums)
16 Story of Love 2:55 Charles Mingus February 1949 Vern Carlson (trumpet), John Coppola (trumpet), Allen Smith (trumpet), Andy Peele (trumpet), Bob Olney (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute), Bud Hooven (alto saxophone), Morrie Stewart (tenor saxophone), Alex Megyesey (tenor saxophone), Don Smith (trumpet), Herb Caro (baritone saxophone), Haig Eshow (trombone), Bob Lowry (trombone), Hawes Coleman (trombone), Richard Wyands (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Cal Tjader (drums), Johnny Berger (percussion), Dante Profumato (flute), Jean McGuire (cello)
(variance) -- Herb Gayle (omit),
17 He's Gone 3:33 Charles Mingus February 1949 Vern Carlson (trumpet), John Coppola (trumpet), Allen Smith (trumpet), Andy Peele (trumpet), Bob Olney (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute), Bud Hooven (alto saxophone), Morrie Stewart (tenor saxophone), Alex Megyesey (tenor saxophone), Don Smith (trumpet), Herb Caro (baritone saxophone), Haig Eshow (trombone), Bob Lowry (trombone), Hawes Coleman (trombone), Richard Wyands (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Cal Tjader (drums), Johnny Berger (percussion), Dante Profumato (flute), Jean McGuire (cello), Herb Gayle (vocal)
18 Pennies from Heaven 2:27 Charles Mingus January 1949 Herb Caro (baritone saxophone), Buzz Wheeler (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Warren Thompson (drums), Herb Gayle (vocal)
19 Lyon's Roar 2:38 Charles Mingus January 1949 Herb Caro (baritone saxophone), Buzz Wheeler (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Warren Thompson (drums)
(variance) -- Herb Gayle (omit),
20 Say It Isn't So 2:38 Charles Mingus February or March 1949 Tommy Alexander (trumpet), Herb Caro (tenor saxophone), Bob Lowry (trombone), Donald "Donn" Trenner (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Johnny Berger (drums)
(variance) -- Helen Carr (vocal)
21 Boppin' In Boston 2:50 Charles Mingus February or March 1949 Tommy Alexander (trumpet), Herb Caro (tenor saxophone), Bob Lowry (trombone), Donald "Donn" Trenner (piano), Johnny Berger (drums)
(variance) -- Charles Mingus (scat singing, bass)
22 The Story of Love 2:43 Charles Mingus Spring 1949 John Anderson (trumpet), Buddy Childers (trumpet), Hobart Dotson (trumpet), Eddie Preston (trumpet), Jimmy Knepper (trombone), Marty Smith (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute, clarinet), Jewel Grant (alto saxophone, clarinet), Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet), Herb Caro (tenor saxophone, clarinet), William Green (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute), Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet), Russ Freeman (piano), Red Callender (bass), Charles Mingus (bass), Roy Porter (drums), Johnny Berger (percussion)
23 Inspiration (Pt 1 and Pt 2) 4:05 Charles Mingus Spring 1949 John Anderson (trumpet), Buddy Childers (trumpet), Hobart Dotson (trumpet), Eddie Preston (trumpet), Jimmy Knepper (trombone), Marty Smith (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, flute, clarinet), Jewel Grant (alto saxophone, clarinet), Art Pepper (alto saxophone, clarinet), Herb Caro (tenor saxophone, clarinet), William Green (tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute), Gene Porter (baritone saxophone, clarinet), Russ Freeman (piano), Red Callender (bass), Charles Mingus (bass), Roy Porter (drums), Johnny Berger (percussion)
24 Arranging for the Intro to He's Gone 8:24 Charles Mingus February 10, 1949 Charles Mingus (piano)
Leader(s): 
Charles Mingus
Label Name: 
Uptown
Catalog Number: 
Uptown CD27.48
Format: 
CD
Issue Status: 
reissue
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no