Newport Rebels - Jazz Artists Guild with Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Eric Dolphy, Roy Eldridge, Jo Jones 

Featured in Michael Fremer's Heavy Rotation in the October 2005 Issue of Stereophile! Pressed at Pallas in Germany! 

"The one positive accomplishment of the 1960 Newport Festival was the creation in rebellion of a musicians' festival at Cliff Walk Manor. As the 'official' rites were ending because of ugly rioting in the streets several hundred people were listening in calm and pleasure to the rebels at Cliff Walk. The dissidents had been organized by Charles Mingus and Max Roach in protest against the accelerating commercialization of the annual Ben-Hur-with-a-horn production of Freebody Park. It was exhilarating for the musicians involved to realize that for once in their careers, they were capable of formulating and sustaining their own ground rules without booking agents, impressarios, and other middlemen. The rebels set up their own tents for sleeping quarters, even stitching the canvas themselves; handled advertising and promotion; alternated as announcers of the rebels; and took tickets. (Mr. Mingus roamed the grounds besides, asking for payment from freeloaders outside the fence)." - from the original 1961 liner notes by Nat Hentoff

Features: 

  • 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl
  • Pressed at Pallas in Germany
  • Re-mastered from the original analogue master tape by Graeme Durham at The Exchange

Musicians: 
Mysterious Blues: (Recorded November 11, 1960)

  • Charles Mingus, bass
  • Roy Eldridge, trumpet
  • Eric Dolphy, alto saxophone
  • Jimmy Knepper, trombone
  • Tommy Flanagan, piano
  • Jo Jones, drums

Cliff Walk: (Recorded November 1, 1960)

  • Maz Roach, drums
  • Jo Jones, drums
  • Booker Little, trumpet
  • Julian Priester, trombone
  • Walter Benton, tenor saxophone
  • John "Peck" Morrison, bass

Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams: (Recorded November 11, 1960)

  • Charles Mingus, bass
  • Roy Eldridge, trumpet
  • Tommy Flanagan, piano
  • Jo Jones, drums

Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do: (Recorded November 1, 1960)

  • Abbey Lincoln, vocal
  • Eric Dolphy, alto saxophone
  • Benny Bailey, trumpet
  • Kenny Dorham, piano
  • John "Peck" Morrison, bass
  • Jo Jones, drums

Me And You: (Recorded November 11, 1960)

  • Charles Mingus, bass
  • Roy Eldridge, trumpet
  • Tommy Flanagan, piano
  • Jo Jones, drums

Tracklist

A1

Mysterious Blues

8:35

A2

Cliff Walk

9:37

B1

Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

3:47

B2

Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do

7:11

B3

Me And You

9:46

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SKU 5060149620113
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