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Charles Mingus Sextet
Festival Field, Newport

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July 4, 1959 (7 items; TT = 33:05)
Festival Field, Newport
Source/Quality: RB (B)

Richard Williams (tpt); Leo Wright (as, fl); Booker Ervin (ts); Roland Hanna (p); Charles Mingus (b); Dannie Richmond (d)

1 Introduction (Mingus) 0:38

Mingus introduces the band and apologizes for the absence of Teddy Charles: "Teddy Charles is supposed to be with us, but he brought his boat and it's not here yet"
2 Boogie Stop Shuffle (C. Mingus) 9:30
3 Introduction (Mingus) 0:15
4 Box Seats at Newport (C. Mingus) (Seven Pieces for the Same Bread) 7:08
5 Gunslinging Bird (C. Mingus) 4:42
6 Introduction (Mingus) 0:16
7 Diane (E. Rapee-L. Pollack) 10:36

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