For this 1961 release, Mingus chose music composed before he heard the revolutionary playing of Charlie Parker. The album features large ensembles and includes two swing-era contrapuntal mash-ups, with one song playing out of the left channel and another from the right.

Charles Mingus

Pre-Bird (Verve Acoustic Sounds Series)

Verve
Album artwork for Pre-Bird (Verve Acoustic Sounds Series) by Charles Mingus
LP

$39.99

180 Gram, Deluxe Gatefold

Released 09/29/2023Catalog Number

1000123803

Charles Mingus

Pre-Bird (Verve Acoustic Sounds Series)

Verve
Album artwork for Pre-Bird (Verve Acoustic Sounds Series) by Charles Mingus
LP

$39.99

180 Gram, Deluxe Gatefold

Released 09/29/2023Catalog Number

1000123803

For this 1961 release, Mingus chose music composed before he heard the revolutionary playing of Charlie Parker. The album features large ensembles and includes two swing-era contrapuntal mash-ups, with one song playing out of the left channel and another from the right.