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Charles Mingus May 5, 1959

Main Session Personnel
trombone
alto saxophone, clarinet
alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
tenor saxophone
piano
bass, piano
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Better Git It In Your Soul (alt take) 00:01
2 Better Git It In Your Soul 7:23
Ah Um
Catalog #: PWR 27217
3 Bird Calls (alt take) 00:01 (alto saxophone), (omit)
4 Bird Calls 6:17
Ah Um
Catalog #: PWR 27217
(alto saxophone), (omit)
5 Bird Calls (edited) 00:01 (alto saxophone), (omit)
6 Fables of Faubus 8:13
Ah Um
Catalog #: PWR 27217
7 Pussy Cat Dues 9:14
Ah Um
Catalog #: PWR 27217
(clarinet), (omit)
8 Pussy Cat Dues (edited) 00:01 (clarinet), (omit)
9 Pedal Point Blues 6:30
Ah Um
Catalog #: PWR 27217
Charles Mingus (piano)
10 Jelly Roll (alt take) 00:01 Shafi Hadi (alto saxophone)
11 Jelly Roll 6:17
Ah Um
Catalog #: PWR 27217
Shafi Hadi (alto saxophone)
12 Jelly Roll (edited) 00:01 Shafi Hadi (alto saxophone)
Recording Date: 
1959-05-05
Leader(s): 
Charles Mingus
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Jimmy Knepper
Personnel: 
John Handy
Personnel: 
John Handy
Personnel: 
Shafi Hadi
Personnel: 
Shafi Hadi
Personnel: 
Booker Ervin
Personnel: 
Horace Parlan
Personnel: 
Charles Mingus
Personnel: 
Charles Mingus
Personnel: 
Dannie Richmond
Ensemble Size: 
septet
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Location: 
New York, NY
Session Details: 

source: Lord Jazz Discography [M8336] and allmusic.com http://www.allmusic.com/album/mingus-ah-um-r1716542

 

a little unclear about the data entered for the variance in personnel on some of the tracks. Lord has the following amendments,

(3) Mingus plays piano as well as bass on this title.
(4) Jimmy Knepper out.
(5) Shafi Hadi out.

--ac

Sources: 
Lord Jazz Discography [M8336] and allmusic.com http://www.allmusic.com/album/mingus-ah-um-r1716542