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Charles Mingus December 18, 1955

Main Session Personnel
trombone
tenor saxophone
piano
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Jump Monk 00:06:53
2 Serenade in Blue 00:06:05
3 Percussion Discussion 00:08:39 (drums), (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit)
4 Work Song 00:06:28
5 Septemberly 00:07:06
6 All the Things You Are in C Sharp Minor 00:06:58
7 Jump Monk (Alternate Take) 00:11:52
8 All the Things You Are in C Sharp Minor (false start) 00:00:01
9 All the Things You Are in C Sharp Minor (alternate take) 00:10:44
10 Drums (false start) 00:00:01 (drums), (omit)
11 Drums (alternate take) 00:00:01 (drums), (omit)
12 Drums 00:05:38 (drums), (omit)
13 I'll Remember April 00:13:13 (drums), (omit)
14 A Foggy Day (false start) 00:00:01
15 A Foggy Day 00:05:36
16 A Portrait of Bud Powell 00:00:01 (omit), (omit), (omit), (omit)
17 Haitian Fight Song (false start) 00:00:01
18 Haitian Fight Song 00:05:27
19 Love Chant 00:07:26
20 Love Chant (edited) 00:00:01
21 Lady Bird 00:05:58
22 What Is This Thing Called Love? (fragment) 00:00:01
genre: experimental, free, political, progressive
Recording Date: 
1955-12-18 - 1955-12-23
Leader(s): 
Charles Mingus
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Eddie Bert
Personnel: 
George Barrow
Personnel: 
Mal Waldron
Personnel: 
Charles Mingus
Personnel: 
Willie Jones
Ensemble Size: 
quintet
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
Cafe Bohemia
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

jazzdisco.org lists this session at the Bohemia as happening on December 23rd, but according to Uwe Weiler's Debut Label Discography (referenced in Lordisco), it is more likely to have occurred as shown here. Also, I used wikipedia for info on some of the tracks to corroborate the disparities between Bruyninckx, Lord and jazzdisco.org Also: Portrait of Bud Powell and the fragment of What is this thing called love are not listed in the two issues that contain the rest of these tracks. There is a Mingus Discography that we have in house that also excludes these two tracks. Lord and Bruyninckx include them, however. -JS

Sources: 
jazzdisco.org, lordisco, bruyninckx, allmusic