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Charles Mingus - The Complete Birdland Sessions

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 [Unknown Title] 7:12 Charles Mingus October 21, 1961 Jimmy Knepper (trombone), Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch), Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone), Charles Mingus (piano), Doug Watkins (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
2 Ecclusiastics 9:15 Charles Mingus October 21, 1961 Jimmy Knepper (trombone), Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch), Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone), Charles Mingus (piano), Doug Watkins (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
3 Hog Callin' Blues 3:08 Charles Mingus October 21, 1961 Jimmy Knepper (trombone), Roland Kirk (tenor saxophone, manzello, stritch), Yusef Lateef (tenor saxophone), Charles Mingus (piano), Doug Watkins (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Pee Wee Marquette (announcer)
4 Take The "A" Train 10:36 Charles Mingus March 24, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
5 Fables of Faubus 10:45 Charles Mingus March 24, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
6 Eat That Chicken 2:35 Charles Mingus March 24, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
7 Monk, Funk or Vice Versa 10:41 Charles Mingus March 31, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
8 Oh Lord Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me 7:33 Charles Mingus March 31, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
9 Eat That Chicken 2:14 Charles Mingus March 31, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
10 Eat That Chicken 3:09 Charles Mingus May 5, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Charles Mingus (piano), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
(variance) -- Herman Wright (bass), Henry Grimes (omit),
11 Reets And I 6:41 Charles Mingus May 5, 1962 Dannie Richmond (drums), Henry Grimes (bass), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
(variance) -- Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Richard Williams (omit), Charles McPherson (omit), Booker Ervin (omit), Charles Mingus (omit),
12 Monk, Funk or Vice Versa 10:06 Charles Mingus May 5, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Dannie Richmond (drums), Henry Grimes (bass), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
(variance) -- Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Charles Mingus (bass)
13 Devil Woman 9:27 Charles Mingus May 5, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Charles Mingus (piano), Dannie Richmond (drums), Henry Grimes (bass), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
14 Eat That Chicken 1:06 Charles Mingus May 5, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Charles Mingus (piano), Dannie Richmond (drums), Henry Grimes (bass), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
15 Peggy's Blue Skylight 13:59 Charles Mingus May 12, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Henry Grimes (bass), Charles Mingus (bass), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
16 Tijuana Table Dance 11:37 Charles Mingus May 12, 1962 Richard Williams (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Booker Ervin (tenor saxophone), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Henry Grimes (bass), Charles Mingus (bass), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
17 My Search 6:29 Charles Mingus October 19, 1962 Eddie Armour (trumpet), Don Butterfield (tuba), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Jaki Byard (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
18 Monk, Funk or Vice Versa 6:53 Charles Mingus October 19, 1962 Eddie Armour (trumpet), Don Butterfield (tuba), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Jaki Byard (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
19 Please Don't Come Back From The Moon 7:37 Charles Mingus October 19, 1962 Eddie Armour (trumpet), Don Butterfield (tuba), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Jaki Byard (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
20 Eat That Chicken 1:51 Charles Mingus October 19, 1962 Eddie Armour (trumpet), Don Butterfield (tuba), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Jaki Byard (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
21 Eat That Chicken 1:34 Charles Mingus October 26, 1962 Eddie Armour (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Jaki Byard (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
22 Monk, Funk or Vice Versa 9:10 Charles Mingus October 26, 1962 Eddie Armour (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Jaki Byard (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
23 O.P. 8:17 Charles Mingus October 26, 1962 Eddie Armour (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Jaki Byard (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
24 My Search 8:15 Charles Mingus October 26, 1962 Eddie Armour (trumpet), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Jaki Byard (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
Leader(s): 
Charles Mingus
Label Name: 
[No Label?]
Catalog Number: 
BAT 5/8
Format: 
LP
Issue Status: 
private
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Sources: 
https://www.discogs.com/Charles-Mingus-The-Complete-Birdland-Sessions/master/1009270
Issue Details: 

This was a 4-LP limited edition, unofficial box set. Also issued on a 3-CD European set, RLR Records #88661. - CD