Changes One (Charles Mingus album)

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Changes One
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Studio album by Charles Mingus
Released October 1, 1975
Recorded December 27, 28 & 30, 1974
Genre Jazz
Length 44:28
Label Atlantic
Producer Ilhan Mimaroglu
Charles Mingus chronology
Mingus at Carnegie Hall
(1974)
Changes One
(1975)
Changes Two
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 5/5 stars[2]

Changes One is a 1975 (see 1975 in music) album by jazz composer and bassist Charles Mingus.


Song notes[edit]

Remember Rockefeller at Attica[edit]

This track is dedicated to the Attica Prison Riots of 1971 and the Governor of New York State at that time, Nelson Rockefeller.

Devil Blues[edit]

The lyrics are by Clarence Gatemouth Brown, but the melody is newly composed by vocalist and saxophonist George Adams. Charles Mingus also has composing credits, possibly for the horn lines which follow the singing.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Charles Mingus except where noted.

  1. "Remember Rockefeller at Attica" – 5:56
  2. "Sue's Changes" – 17:04
  3. "Devil Blues" (George Adams, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Mingus) – 9:24
  4. "Duke Ellington's Sound of Love" – 12:04

Personnel[edit]

Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City, on December 27, 28 & 30, 1974.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Changes One - Charles Mingus | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 141. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.