Live at Jazz Standard (Mingus Big Band album)

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Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard
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Live album by
ReleasedApril 22, 2010 (2010-04-22)
RecordedDecember 31, 2009
VenueJazz Standard, New York City
GenreJazz, big band
LabelJazz Workshop, Inc., Sue Mingus Music
ProducerSeth Abramson, Sue Mingus
Mingus Big Band chronology
Live in Tokyo at the Blue Note
Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard
Mingus Sings

Live at Jazz Standard is an album by the Mingus Big Band that won the Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album in 2011.[1] The album documents a concert at the Jazz Standard club in New York City on New Year's Eve, 2009. The concert and the album commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of songs recorded by Charles Mingus. The band was conducted by Gunther Schuller and included trumpeter Randy Brecker, who played with Mingus during the 1970s.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Charles Mingus.

1."Gunslinging Bird"7:31
2."New Now Know How"5:58
3."Self-Portrait in Three Colors"2:52
4."Bird Calls"5:50
5."E's Flat Ah's Flat Too (aka "Hora Decubitus")"7:08
6."Cryin' Blues"7:35
7."Open Letter to Duke"7:12
9."Goodbye Pork Pie Hat"5:51
10."Song with Orange"12:22



  1. ^ "Live at Jazz Standard Awards". AllMusic. Archived from the original on March 14, 2017. Retrieved October 13, 2021.
  2. ^ Murphy, Sean (5 August 2010). "Sue Mingus and the Mingus Big Band: Letting Our Children Hear Music". PopMatters. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Mingus Big Band – Live at Jazz Standard". Discogs. Retrieved 13 March 2017.