[Cover] Charles Mingus
Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus

© 1987 DA-Music/Black Lion Records
Candid CD 9005

Compact Disc

For once, in these sessions, everyone in a Mingus unit reached - and maintained - that level of daring and that power to make their instruments become extensions of themselves.

Nat Hentoff (from liner notes)


  1. Folk Forms, No. 1 (12:00)
  2. Original Faubus Fables (9:15)
  3. What Love (15:20)
  4. All The Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother (8:32)

    All compositions by Charles Mingus



Date and location
October 20 (Priestley) or November 19 (liner notes), 1960, Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, New York City
Total time
Original issue (year)
Candid 9005 (1960)
Reissues (year)
Nat Hentoff
Bob d'Orleans
Liner notes
Nat Hentoff

See also