Charles Mingus - Blues & Roots - Blue Coloured Vinyl

Charles Mingus - Blues & Roots - Blue Coloured Vinyl

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Label: Dol

2012 Reissue

180 gram


Blue Coloured Vinyl

Anniversary Edition



Blues & Roots is an album by American jazz double bassist Charles Mingus, recorded in 1959 and originally released on the Atlantic label in 1960.

This record is unusual— it presents only one part of my musical world, the Blues. A year ago, Nesuhi Ertegün suggested that I record an entire blues album in the style of "Haitian Fight Song" (in Atlantic LP 1260), 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. I was born swinging and clapped my hands in church as a little boy, but I've grown up and I like to do things other than just swing. But blues can do more than just swing. So I agreed.

— Charles Mingus


A1 Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 5:39
A2 Cryin' Blues 4:58
A3 Moanin' 7:57
B1 Tensions 6:27
B2 My Jelly Roll Soul 6:47
B3 E's Flat Ah's Flat Too 6:37