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Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy: Cornell 1964

Read "Cornell 1964" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Confrontational, sprawling and historic, this resurrected March 1964 performance by one of his favorite bands--Johnny Coles (trumpet) and Clifford Jordan (saxophone) with favorite sons Dannie Richmond (drums), Jaki Byard (piano) and Eric Dolphy (reeds, flutes)--presents the muse of bassist Charles Mingus in all its terrible glory.

Split here between two CDs, this performance begins ...

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Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy: Cornell 1964

Read "Cornell 1964" reviewed by Samuel Chell

Following upon the first-time release of Mingus At UCLA 1965 (Universal 2007), which afforded penetrating if uneven glimpses into bassist Charles Mingus' creative process, this two-disc release offers more satisfying music and a fuller picture of an earlier and smaller but more distinguished Mingus ensemble--the fabled 1964 touring unit that would be recorded later that same ...

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Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy: Cornell 1964

Read "Cornell 1964" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

The hype factor was cranked up considerably in 2005 for the unearthed recording of two jazz legends: John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk's At Carnegie Hall (Blue Note). Things have cooled down a tad since that momentous release but just as exciting and equally important is Cornell 1964 featuring the Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy.

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Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy: Cornell 1964

Read "Cornell 1964" reviewed by Greg Camphire

Like its historic 2005 discovery of the Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall, Blue Note Records has unearthed another masterpiece from the vaults with Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy: Cornell 1964. The double-disc collection is a monumental portrayal of an all-star group at the height of its powers, led by the bassist/composer ...