Charles Mingus: East Costing

In December 1957, “Bethlehem” label released “East Coasting”, the twelve Charles Mingus album. It was recorded in August 1957.

Personnel:

  • Charles Mingus – bass
  • Bill Evans – piano
  • Shafi Hadi – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Clarence Shaw – trumpet
  • Jimmy Knepper – trombone
  • Dannie Richmond – drums
  • Rick Essig – engineer
  • Lyn Bradley – design
  • Robert Berenson – photography
  • Nat Hentoff – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles Mingus, except where noted.

  1. Memories of You  (take 7) – Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf
  2. East Coasting (take 4)
  3. West Coast Ghost (Take 6)
  4. Celia (Take 5)
  5. Conversation (Take 16)
  6. Fifty-First Street Blues (Take 4)

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