Charles Mingus - Changes: The Complete 1970s Atlantic Studio Recordings 8LP Boxset

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The upcoming collection includes the last seven studio albums Mingus recorded for Atlantic Records between 1973 and his death in 1979 and a selection of outtakes - some previously unreleased. 

Charles Mingus is the most important American jazz composer after Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. As part of the ongoing celebration of Mingus’ centennial, Rhino will release a new boxed set that spotlights the creative resurgence that defined the final phase of the legendary bassist and composer’s career.

This upcoming collection includes the last seven studio albums Mingus recorded for Atlantic Records between 1973 and his death in 1979 and a selection of outtakes - some previously unreleased. 

Five previously unreleased recordings debut in the new vinyl collection. Three outtakes: “Big Alice,” “The Call,” and “Music for ‘Todo Modo" plus additional unreleased takes for “Big Alice” and “The Call” that are exclusive to this vinyl set.

CHANGES: THE COMPLETE 1970s ATLANTIC RECORDINGS

Vinyl Track Listing

LP 1: Mingus Moves (1973)

Side 1

1. “Canon”

2. “Opus 4”

3. “Moves”

4. “Wee”

Side 2

1. “Flowers For A Lady”

2. “Newcomer”

3. “Opus 3”

LP 2: Changes One (1974)

Side 1

1. “Remember Rockefeller At Attica”

2. “Sue’s Changes”

Side 2

1. “Devil Blues”

2. “Duke Ellington’s Sound Of Love”

LP 3: Changes Two (1974)

Side 1

1. “Free Cell Block F, ‘Tis Nazi U.S.A.”

2. “Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Silk Blue”

Side 2

1. “Black Bats And Poles”

2. “Duke Ellington’s Sound Of Love”

3. “For Harry Carney”

LP 4: Three Or Four Shades Of Blues (1977)

Side 1

1. “Better Git Hit In Your Soul”

2. “Goodbye, Porkpie Hat”

3. “Noddin Ya Head Blues”

Side 2

1. “Three Or Four Shades Of Blues”

2. “Nobody Knows (The Bradley I Know)”

LP 5: Cumbia & Jazz Fusion (1977)

Side 1

1. “Cumbia & Jazz Fusion”

Side 2

1. “Music for ‘Todo Modo’”

LP 6: Me, Myself An Eye (1979)

Side 1

1. “Three Worlds Of Drums”

Side 2

1. “Devil Woman”

2. “Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting”

3. “Carolyn ‘Keki’ Mingus”

LP 7: Something Like A Bird (1979)

Side 1

1. “Something Like A Bird Part 1”

Side 2

1. “Something Like A Bird Part 2”

2. “Farewell Farwell”

LP 8: Outtakes

Side 1

1. “Music For ‘Todo Modo’” (Take 1)*

2. “Big Alice” (Take 1) *

3. “Big Alice” (Take 2) *

Side 2

1. “Big Alice” (Take 3) *

2. “Big Alice” (Take 4)

3. “The Call” (Take 1) *

4. “The Call” (Take 2)

* Previously Unreleased

CHANGES: THE COMPLETE 1970s ATLANTIC RECORDINGS

CD Track Listing

Disc 1: Mingus Moves (1973)

1. “Canon”

2. “Opus 4”

3. “Moves”

4. “Wee”

5. “Flowers For A Lady”

6. “Newcomer”

7. “Opus 3”

8. “Big Alice” (Take 1) *

9. “The Call” (Take 1) *

Disc 2: Changes One (1974)

1. “Remember Rockefeller At Attica”

2. “Sue’s Changes”

3. “Devil Blues”

4. “Duke Ellington’s Sound Of Love”

Disc 3: Changes Two (1974)

1. “Free Cell Block F, ‘Tis Nazi U.S.A.”

2. “Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Silk Blue”

3. “Black Bats And Poles”

4. “Duke Ellington’s Sound Of Love”

5. “For Harry Carney”

Disc 4: Three Or Four Shades Of Blues (1977)

1. “Better Git Hit In Your Soul”

2. “Goodbye, Porkpie Hat”

3. “Noddin Ya Head Blues”

4. “Three Or Four Shades Of Blues”

5. “Nobody Knows (The Bradley I Know)”

Disc 5: Cumbia & Jazz Fusion (1977)

1. “Cumbia & Jazz Fusion”

2. “Music for ‘Todo Modo’”

3. “Music for ‘Todo Modo’” (Take 1) *

*Outtakes

Disc 6: Me, Myself An Eye (1979)

1. “Three Worlds Of Drums”

2. “Devil Woman”

3. “Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting”

4. “Carolyn ‘Keki’ Mingus”

Disc 7: Something Like A Bird (1979)

1. “Something Like A Bird Part 1”

2. “Something Like A Bird Part 2”

3. “Farewell Farwell”

* Previously Unreleased

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Label: Rhino

Format: 8x 180g Vinyl Box Set

Release Date: 23rd June 2023

Brand Rhino
Condition New
Weight 1.8kg