Charles Mingus ‎– Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961

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Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 72871
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6 × CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Box Set, Compilation
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Date and location:
Disc 1, 1-5: January 30, 1956, Audio-Video Studios, New York City
Disc 1, 5-8: November 12, 1956, New York City
Disc 2, 1: February 13, 1957, Audio-Video Studios, New York City
Disc 2: 2-6: March 12, 1957, Atlantic Studios, New York City
Disc 3: February 4, 1959, Atlantic Studios, New York City
Disc 4: July 13, 1960, Antibes Jazz Festival, Juan-les-Pins, France
Disc 5: November 6, 1961, Atlantic Studios, New York City
Disc 6: late 1961/early 1962, Nesuhi Ertegun's office, Atlantic Records, New York City

Original issue (year):
Disc 1, 1-5: Atlantic 1237 as "Pithecanthropus Erectus" (July 1956)
Disc 1, 5-8: Atlantic 1274 as Teddy Charles' "Word From Bird" (June 1958)
Disc 2, 1,3,5,6: Atlantic 1260 as "The Clown" (August 1957)
Disc 2, 2,4; Disc 5, 3,4,9: Atlantic 1416 as "Tonight At Noon" (June 1964)
Disc 3, 1-6: Atlantic 1305 as "Blues & Roots" (March 1960)
Disc 3, 7-10: previously unissued
Disc 4: Atlantic 2-3001 as "Mingus At Antibes" (October 1976)
Disc 5, 1,2,5-8,10: Atlantic 1377 as "Oh Yeah" (April 1962)
Disc 6: previously unissued extended interview; edited version originally appeared on CD reissue of "Oh Yeah", Atlantic 90667-2 (1988)

(p) 1976 & 1997, (c) 1997 Atlantic Recording Corporation

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 8122-72871-2 2
  • Other: 1-56826-852-1

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March 31, 2015

This has to be one of the best value propositions there is, it's easily found under $25 and has some amazing music on it, I'm not normally one for the alt takes but these are nice and don't feel like filler.