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Charles Mingus: The Complete Town Hall Concert

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Freedom (Part One) 03:48 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
2 Freedom (Part Two, aka Clark In the Dark) 03:14 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
3 Osmotin' 02:51 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
4 Epitaph (Part One) 07:03 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
5 Peggy's Blue Skylight 05:21 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
6 Epitaph (Part Two) 05:10 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
7 My Search 08:10 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
8 Portrait 04:34 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
9 Duke's Choice (Don't Come Back) 05:12 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
10 Please Don't Come Back From the Moon 07:25 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
11 In A Mellotone (Finale) 08:21 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
12 Epitaph (Part One) (Alt.) 07:23 Charles Mingus October 12, 1962 Snooky Young (trumpet), Ernie Royal (trumpet), Richard Williams (trumpet), Clark Terry (trumpet), Eddie Armour (trumpet), Lonnie Hillyer (trumpet), Rolf Ericson (trumpet), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Britt Woodman (trombone), Jimmy Cleveland (trombone), Willie Dennis (trombone), Eddie Bert (trombone), Paul Faulise (trombone), Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone), Charles McPherson (alto saxophone), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Buddy Collette (alto saxophone), Romeo Penque (tenor saxophone), Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone), George Berg (tenor saxophone), Jerome Richardson (baritone saxophone), Pepper Adams (baritone saxophone), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Jaki Byard (piano), Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano), Les Spann (guitar), Charles Mingus (bass), Milt Hinton (bass), Dannie Richmond (drums), Warren Smith (vibraphone, percussion), Grady Tate (percussion)
Leader(s): 
Charles Mingus
Label Name: 
Blue Note
Catalog Number: 
CDP 723 8 28353 2 5
Release Date: 
January 1, 1994
Format: 
CD
Playback Channels: 
stereo
Issue Status: 
original
Post-production audio editing
Producer: 
Brian Priestley
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Physical object
Liner note author(s): 
Brian Priestley
Language(s): 
English
Cover artist (s): 
Patrick Roques
Photographer(s) credit: 
Chuck Stewart
Sources: 
CJS hard copy
Issue Details: 

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.