Charles Mingus (Bass)
Contents 1. Wednesday night prayer meeting 2. Cryin’ blues 3. Moanin’ 4. Tensions 5. My jelly roll soul 6. E’s flat ah’s flat too 7. Wednesday night prayer meeting (Alternate Take) 8. Tensions (Alternate Take) 9. My jelly roll soul (Alternate Take) 10.E’s flat ah’s flat too (Alternate Take
This 1959 set takes Mingus back to his Blues roots, and as he noted at the time, “Blues can do more than swing”. Charlie revisits the Holy Rolling churches he used to attend with his mother on Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, pays tribute to Jelly Roll Morton on My Jelly Roll Soul and goes deep into the Mississippi with Moanin’.