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Live Set On Vinyl LP!
Wax Love present a reissue of Charles Mingus's Right Now: Live At The Jazz
Workshop, originally released in 1966.
"With Clifford Jordan on tenor, John Handy on alto, Jane Getz on piano, and
Dannie Richmond on drums, Charles Mingus went into San Francisco and whipped up
a storm. This LP contains two compositions over 23-minutes each: 'New Fables'
and 'Meditation (For A Pair Of Wire Cutters)'. 'New Fables' features a
ten-minute solo from Jordan, some fine ensemble work, and a solo encounter from
Handy. Mingus changes the mood as he sees fit, and one would describe these
different styles as avant-garde (in 1964), blues, flamenco, and straight-ahead
jazz. Handy's work is stirring, deeply imaginative, technically thrilling, and a
harbinger of what was to come the following year at Monterey. In 'Meditations'
Mingus bowing the bass in the cello range with that certain sad quality, Jane
Getz playing loose, free, and exciting, much as she does today, and a moment
where Mingus joins Getz for a fourhanded piano romp. The piece is a flowing
ballad, but there are constant changes throughout..." - AllAboutJazz
• Vinyl LP
Charles Mingus, bass
John Handy, alto saxophone (Track 1)
Clifford Jordan, tenor saxophone
Jane Getz, piano
Dannie Richmond, drums
1. New Fables
1. Meditation (For A Pair Of Wire Cutters)