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9 thoughts on “ Cryin Blues - Charlie Mingus* - Blues & Roots (Vinyl, LP, Album) ”

  1. Contains Charles Mingus' complete original album Blues & Roots, which was almost entirely based on the Blues. Mostly improvised on the spot (Mingus didn't explain the basics of each tune to the musicians until the last minute), Blues & Roots was highly praised during it's time, and has since become a /5().
  2. Along with Mingus Ah Um this is one of two essential Mingus albums for anyone looking to understand the genre and it's many forms a little better. Mingus was given a challenge to make a complete jazz album rooted in the blues - hence it's title, and here he came up with the goods - and then some/5().
  3. Artist: Charles Mingus Genre: Jazz Release Date: 08/05/ Label: Atlantic Catalog Number: Recording: Studio Sound: Mono Length: Format: Vinyl LP Note: Gram Vinyl.
  4. Blues & Roots, an Album by Charlie Mingus. Released in March on Atlantic (catalog no. SD ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Post-Bop.
  5. The resulting LP, Blues and Roots, isn't quite as wildly eclectic as usual, but it ranks as arguably Mingus' most joyously swinging outing. Working with simple forms, Mingus boosts the complexity of the music by assembling a nine-piece outfit and arranging multiple lines to be played simultaneously -- somewhat akin to the Dixieland ensembles of old, but with an acutely modern flavor.
  6. Blues & Roots, an Album by Charlie Mingus. Released in on Atlantic (catalog no. ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Post-Bop.
  7. A year ago, Nesuhi Ertegun suggested that I record an entire blues album in the style of Haitian Fight Song (in Atlantic LP ), because some people, particularly critics, were saying I didn't swing enough. He wanted to give them a barrage of soul music: churchy, blues, swinging, earthy. I thought it over.
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  9. Blues and Roots (Atlantic, ) is one of the key albums in Mingus' career, a boisterous, rollicking record that has the feel of a car going too fast, always in danger of running off the road.

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