Ike Quebec (tenor sax), Freddie Roach (organ), Milt Hinton (bass), Al Harewood (drums).
Legendary 1958 session: Lee Morgan (trumpet), Sonny Clark (piano), Doug Watkins (bass), Art Taylor (drums).
From 1961: Lou Donaldson (alto sax), Herman Foster (piano), Ben Tucker (bass), Dave Bailey (drums), Alec Dorsey (congas).
1960: Walter Davis Jr. (piano), Donald Byrd (trumpet), Sam Jones (bass), Art Taylor (drums), Jackie McLean (alto sax).
One of his very best, from 1961: Jimmy Smith (organ), Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax), Kenny Burrell (guitar), Donald Bailey (drums).
From 1963 — with Wendell Marshall (bass), Willie Bobo (drums), Johnny Acea (piano), Carlos ‘Patato’ Valdes (congas), Gavin Masseaux (chekere); and on the last two Ike Quebec and Sonny Clark.
What a discovery. Better than the recently issued Paris and UCLA sessions and previously unavailable in any form, this is Mingus and a crack group at their astonishing best.
1955 and 57: with Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey — and Carlos ‘Patato’ Valdes on the first four.
Herbie Hancock (piano and electric piano), Joe Henderson (tenor sax, alto flute), Johnny Coles (flugelhorn), Buster Williams (bass), Albert ‘Tootie’ Heath (drums), Hubert Laws (flute), Romeo Penque (bass clarinet)
Brilliant version of the title track. Live. Thunderous. Classic Blue Note.