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Epitaph is a composition by jazz musician Charles Mingus. It is 4,235 measures long, takes more than two hours to perform, and was only completely discovered during the cataloguing process after his death

Epitaph (Charles Mingus composition). Epitaph is a composition by jazz musician Charles Mingus. It is 4,235 measures long, takes more than two hours to perform, and was only completely discovered during the cataloguing process after his death.

Scored for 30-piece jazz orchestra, Epitaph is thought by Schuller to have been worked on between 1940 and 1962. Amazingly enough, six of the players specified in the score appear on this recording. Some of the sections are familiar to Charles Mingus fans from small-band recordings, particularly "Better Get It in Your Soul," "Monk, Bunk, & Vice Versa (Osmotin')," and "Peggy's Blue Skylight," and there was an attempt to record this work for United Artists in 1962.

Charles Mingus - Epitaph (1990). Epitaph (1990) - download the album and listen online. On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: Epitaph (1990).

Album · 1990 · 19 Songs. Mingus At Carnegie Hall (Live). Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus. See All. Charles Mingus With Orchestra.

Charles Mingus will always live through all that thunder and lightening that struck over Wolf Trap the first time this great reconstructed collection was played in public. knowing it was all from the same source. Having studied Mingus, this is more than just a tribute album. This is really what is says; an Epitaph. There are Mingus compositions on this album that don't exist anywhere else, and this Epitaph project was meant to be the headstone for a man whose music reaches far and wide. This album is a dream he had recognized, only 10 years after his death.

1 2 3 4 5. Charles Mingus. Charles Mingus - Moods In Mambo. dl. Charles Mingus - Self Portrait/Chill Of Death. Charles Mingus - Oscar Pettiford. Charles Mingus - Please Don'tm Come Back From The Moon. Charles Mingus - Monk, Bunk & Vice Versa (Osmotin'). Charles Mingus - Peggy's Blue Skylight. Charles Mingus - Wolverine Blues. Charles Mingus - The Children's Hour Of Dream. Charles Mingus - Ballad (In Other Words, I Am Three).

Epitaph is a composition by jazz musician Charles Mingus. With the help of a grant from the Ford Foundation, the score and instrumental parts were copied, and the work itself was premiered by a 30-piece orchestra, conducted by Gunther Schuller and produced by Mingus's widow, Sue, at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 1989, 10 years after his death, and issued as a live album. It was performed again at several concerts in 2007.


1-1 Charles Mingus And His Orchestra Shuffle Bass Boogie 2:52
1-2 Charles Mingus And His Orchestra Pipe Dream 3:14
1-3 Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra Mingus Fingers 3:05
1-4 Charles Mingus Quartet* Mingus Fingus 2:58
1-5 Red Norvo Trio* Move 1:48
1-6 Charles Mingus Body And Soul 3:34
1-7 Miles Davis Sextet* Conception 4:01
1-8 Charles Mingus Quintet* Extrasensory Perception 2:49
1-9 Bud Powell Trio* How High The Moon 2:54
1-10 Bud Powell Trio* Hallelujah 3:56
1-11 Quintet Of The Year* Wee 6:42
1-12 Miles Davis Quartet* Smooch 3:04
1-13 Paul Bley Trio Spontaneous Combustion 4:16
1-14 Oscar Pettiford Sextet The Pendulum At Falcon's Lair 4:42
1-15 Charles Mingus Thrice Upon A Theme 6:37
1-16 Miles Davis Quintet* Easy Living 5:02
1-17 Charlie Mingus Quintet* Jump Monk 6:53
1-18 Charlie Mingus Quintet* Haitian Fight Song 5:21
2-1 The Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop* Pithecanthropus Erectus 10:32
2-2 Brandeis University Festival Of The Arts Revelations 1er Mouv 12:00
2-3 Charles Mingus Dizzy Moods 5:48
2-4 Charles Mingus Ysabel's Table Dance 10:25
2-5 Charles Mingus My Jelly Roll Soul 6:47
2-6 Charles Mingus Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 5:39
2-7 Charles Mingus Better Get It Your Soul 7:19
2-8 Charles Mingus Fables Of Faubus 8:12
2-9 Charles Mingus Goodbye Pork Pie Hat 5:41
2-10 Charles Mingus Put Me In That Dungeon 2:50

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Le Chant Du Monde
  • Copyright (c) – Le Chant Du Monde
  • Distributed By – Harmonia Mundi Distribution


  • Illustration – Bruno Vacaro
  • Liner Notes – André Francis
  • Liner Notes [Translation] – Delia Morris
  • Presenter – André Francis, Jean Schwarz


Three-fold cardboard sleeve.

Made in Italy

Some songs are credited to made up name:
Track 1-15 to The Experiments Of Charles Mingus.
Tracks 2-3 and 2-4 to Charles Mingus Tijuana Moods.
Tracks 2-5 and 2-6 to Charles Mingus Blues And Roots.
Tracks 2-7 and 2-9 to Charles Mingus Mingus Ah Um.
Tracks 2-10 to Charles Mingus Dynasty.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 94881 89492 5
  • Barcode (String): 794881894925
  • SPARS Code: ADD