Look for the pressing from MOV Music on Vinyl. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. No center label errors. His Columbia recordings, however, remain some of the most inspired, mood-jumping jazz in history. Just taken out of the shrink-wrap, first play. But on this occasion the sound quality is decent and the albu! A medium warp and a ~1x1 cm scratched X on side A :( With a clamp the non-scratched areas play fine but I had hoped for a little more QA from the pressing plant. His tunes either induce foot-stomping with their intensity or reach for poignant yearning with their lyrical tapestry of orchestral colors. It leaves open to question the nature of the music, suggests that the material within is of an indefinable or indeterminate form, its status in constant flux. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Charles Mingus ' debut for Columbia, Mingus Ah Um is a stunning summation of the … Reviewed in the United States on December 11, 2018. 35 thoughts on “ Charles Mingus Ah Um (1959) Columbia Six Eye ” DG Mono on February 17, 2013 at 12:45 said: Bob, I can appreciate your in-depth responses, as I hope you do mine, and I can only hope that LJC and his followers can at least tolerate our exchanges on here. Mingus Ah Um - Charles Mingus. rings like a funeral chorus that pitches headlong into a celebration of Lester Young's life and improvising flexibility, rather than his death. Candid 1960. My copy sounds dead quiet and flawless. This album is a near perfect combination of atonality and speed with vulnerability and beauty. Charles Mingus; Mingus Ah Um: Legacy Edition. With that being said, the cheap paper sleeves that accompanied this release have left slight scuffs/wear on the record (as most paper sleeves do). Charles Mingus ' debut for Columbia, Mingus Ah Um is a stunning summation of the … Mingus Ah Um Charles Mingus Columbia Jazz Masterpieces _____ 1. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, No Import Fees Deposit & $10.98 Shipping to France. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! The big surprise was the red Columbia label with the 6 eyes. Amazon's Choice recommends highly rated and well-priced products. Progress? We had to get to 2020 to get crap vinyls, and accept it. Flat vinyl, no noise. Includes bonus LP featuring 6 tracks never before available on vinyl". In fact, this Mingus Ah Um is one of the best-sounding classic jazz albums I own, with a big, deep soundstage, visceral images, and tons of impact. Unable to add item to List. My copy is very very quiet and flat, you really can't see any upward movement from the needle at all, and I don't even have the weight on it. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat 07:223. There's not a single tick or pop anywhere on it and I'm not exaggerating. Please try again. Pleased with the pressing and overall quality, minus the inclusion of those darn paper sleeves. It's likely that there's another copy somewhere out there with two Side D labels - or better yet, one side with no label at all! Better Get Hit in Yo’ Soul 00:002. Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus . Just some minor background noise during each song, but nothing major. Ah Um on vinyl picture disc , just brilliant . Reviewed in the United States on July 23, 2019. His Columbia recordings, however, remain some of the most inspired, mood-jumping jazz in history. It sounds great. Poor big-bellied, cigar-loving, temperamental, insecure, misogynistic Charles Mingus. Candid 1960. One of the best Jazz recirds of all time. First off this is the MusicOnVinyl reissue. by: Mike Powell; June 10 2009. Features (3) The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s. The vinyl is dead quiet. Great way to listen to this record. Amoeba Music. The Complete Town Hall Concert. GO TO GOOGLE SHEET. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. Buy this album!!! Please try again. Very good remaster of Mingus. Is fantastic, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 18, 2012, This album shows what Charlie Mingus could achieve. My LP1 was definitely not as I had hoped. Mingus Ah Um, the artist’s 1959 debut for Columbia is one of the most consequential albums in jazz or any other genre. Charles Mingus made dozens of albums, and four of them are beyond reproach; Mingus Ah Um is the best of them, and the best jazz record I have ever heard, and the album that sums up … The free solos are actually disciplined and not too long for their content, even though the tracks are mostly quite long the quality of improvisation makes them feel compact and the whole album swings. Charles MingusÁlbum: Mingus Ah UmYear:1959Tracklist:1. Better git it in your soul. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mingus Ah Um [LP] by Charles Mingus (Vinyl,OCT-2020) at the best online prices at eBay! Reviewed in the United States on April 16, 2019. He was also known for his activism against r… read more View full artist profile Occasional background noise through the record till D1 arrives and the noise becomes a storm and the record starts skipping. He swings and shouts and hollers and somersaults. Regardless, the little marks do not take away from the sound and are largely inaudible. Blues- and Gospel-Rooted Jazz Brilliance Sparks with Diversity, Personality, and Individualism: Charles Mingus' Exuberant Mingus Ah Um Bridges Accessibility and Creativity, Tradition and Modernity Mastered from the Original Master Tapes and Strictly Limited to 3,000 Numbered Copies: Mobile Fidelity Hybrid SACD Plays with Contagious Vibrancy, Dynamics, Energy, and Scale My copy arrived filthy, scuffed, and bowl shaped. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The record is 180 gram and an out sleeve label states, "Mixed from the original three-track tapes on an original Presto tube tape recorder. Excellent pressing. It seems like the 50's was a great time for recording artists, like others of this era, the producers did muck it about. Nostalgia In Times Square / The Immortal 1959 Sessions, The Complete 1959 CBS Charles Mingus Sessions, Buy Vinyl, Matrix / Runout (Etched A): 19439736831-A GET51339-A WG, Matrix / Runout (Etched B): 19439736831-B GET51339-B WG, Matrix / Runout (Etched C): 19439736831-C GET51339-C WG, Matrix / Runout (Etched D): 19439736831-D GET51339-D WG. From the buoyant gospel of ‘Better Git It In Your Soul’ and the mournful grace of ‘Goodbye Pork Pie Hat’ to ‘Fables of Faubus’, a caustic protest song inspired by the Little Rock Nine and the ongoing effort to right the wrongs of segregation, Mingus Ah Um is one of Charles Mingus’s most diverse and accessible albums. Charles Mingus’ debut for Columbia, Mingus Ah Um is a stunning summation of the bassist’s talents and probably the best reference point for beginners. The cheap paper sleeves did leave some light scuff marks but doesn't cause any problems. The sound is near spectacular and the dynamics are all there. Mingus Ah Um has always sounded good. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 15, 2020, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 10, 2018. Genre: Jazz. Charles Mingus Mingus Ah Um (LP) Label: Music On Vinyl. Vinyl is beautiful and plays well. What can I say about Charlie Mingus and this particular recording except that he is one of the greatest composers and innovators in the history of jazz.The music recorded here in AH Hum is the work of a creative genius in all it's glory.From the song arrangements to the structure of each song this marvelous pallet of musical forms develops encompassing the history of jazz.The solos are outstanding the … Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (4:46) 3. (“Get a room, you two!”) Mercurial bassist and bandleader Charles Mingus was signed to Columbia Records for the briefest of time during 1959. If you have any passing interest in jazz music you’ve heard the music countless times. Very solid sounding pressing with a lot of depth. Uses the full length takes of each song. --Andrew Bartlett. Overall very happy with this! Mingus Ah Um 1959. And this is a very, very good one. MOV /music on vinyl pressing. Format: LP. The release is part of the Library of Congress National Recording Registry and has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. While there’s also a strong case for The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady as his best work overall, it lacks Ah Um’s immediate accessibility and brilliantly sculpted individual tunes. It also sounds like it has the strucure of an Ellington small group but with a more exciting and immediate sense of purpose. Candid 1960. Mingus Bands produced by Jazz Workshop, Inc. Just fake, fake and more fake. 1962 UA/Blue Note. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Release Date: 6/23/15 Sunnyyside Communication, Inc. Out of stock **180 gram audiophile vinyl** When driving a band with his upright bass, Charles Mingus looked -and was- gigantic, in more ways than one. This is probably the finest sounding vinyl record I have. Looks like I got one of the good ones. 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