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Charles Mingus – Mingus Ah Um (1959) {2019, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um (1959) {2019, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Charles Mingus – Mingus Ah Um (1959) {2019, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 289 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.87 GB (SACD ISO) + 947 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2208 | Genre: Jazz

Charles Mingus’ debut for Columbia, Mingus Ah Um is a stunning summation of the bassist’s talents and probably the best reference point for beginners. While there’s also a strong case for The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady as his best work overall, it lacks Ah Um’s immediate accessibility and brilliantly sculpted individual tunes. Mingus’ compositions and arrangements were always extremely focused, assimilating individual spontaneity into a firm consistency of mood, and that approach reaches an ultra-tight zenith on Mingus Ah Um.Read More