In July 1956, “Atlantic” label released “Pithecanthropus Erectus”, the tenth Charles Mingus album. It was recorded on January 30, 1956, at “Audio Video Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun.
- Charles Mingus– bass
- Jackie McLean– alto saxophone
- J.R. Monterose– tenor saxophone
- Mal Waldron– piano
- Willie Jones– drums
- Tom Dowd, Hal Lustig – recording engineering
All tracks by Charles Mingus except where noted.
- Pithecanthropus Erectus
- A Foggy Day – George Gershwin
- Profile of Jackie
- Love Chant