Changes Two

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Changes Two
Changes Two.jpg
Studio album by Charles Mingus
Released 1975 (1975)
Recorded 27, 28, 30 December 1974
Atlantic Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 43:02
Label Atlantic
Producer İlhan Mimaroğlu
Charles Mingus chronology
Changes One
Changes Two
Three or Four Shades of Blues
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Changes Two is an album by Charles Mingus. It was recorded on 27, 28, and 30 December 1974 at Atlantic Studios in New York City—the same sessions which resulted in Mingus' album Changes One. Accordingly, Atlantic Records initially released the record. In 1993, it was issued on CD by Rhino Records.

"Duke Ellington's Sound of Love" features vocals by Jackie Paris.

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Charles Mingus except where noted.

  1. "Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A." – 6:56
  2. "Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Silk Blue" – 17:32
  3. "Black Bats and Poles" (Jack Walrath) – 6:22
  4. "Duke Ellington's Sound of Love" – 4:15
  5. "For Harry Carney" (Sy Johnson) – 7:59


Technical personnel[edit]


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 141. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.