Charles Mingus ‎– The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady

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Impulse! ‎– IMPD-174
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Recorded in New York on January 20, 1963

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 11105-0174-2 8
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): IMP d17 4 06@
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): IMP D17 4 02@ G
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L006
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0379
  • Other (Variant 2: Iner ring text): MADE IN USA BY UML

Other Versions (5 of 67) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
A-35 Mingus* The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady(LP, Album, Mono, RP) Impulse! A-35 US 1965 Sell This Version
A-35 Mingus* The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady(LP, Album, Mono) ABC Impulse! mediterraneo A-35 Spain 1976 Sell This Version
none Mingus* The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady(CD, Album, Unofficial) ООО "Аудио-Лэнд" none Russia Unknown Sell This Version
MCD05649, MCAD5649 Charlie Mingus* The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) MCA Records, Impulse! MCD05649, MCAD5649 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
MCAC-5649 Charlie Mingus* The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady(Cass, Album, RE, Dol) MCA Records, Impulse! MCAC-5649 US 1986 Sell This Version

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markjazz

markjazz

October 31, 2008
This album is one of a kind and for a number of reasons. It was written as a ballet piece (with some latin influence), the liner notes were done by Mingus's psychotherapist, Dr. Edmund Pollock, the music on here is unique, extreme and beautiful all at once and the fact that it's rated #4 all time on this website proves how much power it has. At the time of its release it received mixed reviews, and I could see why, but now-a-days it has legendary status in the jazz genre.

It took me a while to get use to this album and I remember rating it a 3/5 the first time I heard it but now I like it a lot more. It's hard to describe the music going on during the album but what you'll hear is an orchestra of horns and even Mingus on the piano, which surprised the producer Bob Thiele. Overall it's jazz avante-guard at its best and I wouldn't really recommend it as a first album for new Mingus fans but it's one you'll need in your collection for sure.