Charles Mingus- Pithecanthropus Erectus

Charles Mingus- Pithecanthropus Erectus

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Label: Pan-Am

Reissued 2018, originally released 1956

Pithecanthropus Erectus is a 1956 album by jazz composer and bassist Charles Mingus. Mingus noted that this was the first album where he taught arrangements to his musicians by ear in lieu of putting the chords and arrangements in writing.

Track Listing:

  1. Pithecanthropus Erectus 10:36
  2. A Foggy Day 7:50
  3. Profile of Jackie 3:11
  4. Love Chant 14:54
  5. Love Chant (Live Version) (Bonus Track) 8:19