This 1955 album brings together the legendary Lester “Pres” Young and Harry “Sweets” Addison. Lester Young was Read more →
This album feature is considered to be a teaser but the Jazz Con Class listeners will still hear a full hour’s worth. The album’s official name is “Charles Mingus & Eric Dolphy Complete Live in Amsterdam” and is 1 hour and 31 minutes long in its entirety. Three songs of seven will be featured and for a few weeks. My suggestion is to purchase this Jazz collector’s edition, it is one of a kind. Check the schedule link for play times.
About the Album:
The complete long-unavailable concert by Charles Mingus and Eric Dolphy at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. The concert appears here with the exact performance order for the first time ever on CD, including nearly three minutes of Mingus’ solo on “Fables of Faubus” that were absent from every previous CD issue. This is the first preserved performance on their 1964 European tour, during which many performances were preserved, mostly by local radio……Read More
Here’s a video of “So Long Eric” (not the same concert):