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jazz Charles Mingus and Eric Dolphy Live at Palais des Congrès in Liège Sonuma Archives 1965

Sonuma Archives 1965

Charles Mingus and Eric Dolphy Live at Palais des Congrès in Liège Sonuma Archives 1965

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In early 1964 two of the jazz greats, Charles Mingus and Eric Dolphy, joined forces on a European tour that represented a shift in the development of African-American music. The bop, swing and New-Orleanean leanings of Mingus were giving way to a freer, more challenging style, and the tonal harmony embedded in Dolphy's compositions had become more abstracted, more angular. This mirrored a widespread rejection of convention amongst jazz musicians determined to stretch their art and reclaim it from the commercialization of the Big Band Era. 

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Cast

  • Charles Mingus | Double bassist
  • Eric Dolphy | Saxophonist
  • Clifford Jordan | Tenor/baritone saxophonist
  • John Arthur Byard | Pianist
  • Charles Dannie Richmond | Drummer
  • Serge Leroy | Movie director

Program

  • Eric Dolphy, Farewell
  • Carlye Goodbye
  • Charles Mingus / Eric Dolphy, Meditations on Integration

Details

  • Venue: Palais des Congrès de Liège (Liège, Belgium)
  • Production date: 1964
  • Recording date: 1964
  • Duration: 20 min
  • Production: © Sonuma
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