The Jazz Experiments of Charles Mingus' is a compilation of some of the jazz bassist and composer's material for Period Records, initially presented as two 10-inch records then later merged into one release. Put together as one program, though, these pieces still connect together seamlessly, energetically. The band is simmering with intensity while also stretching out into savvy uses of space. It's another fine example of Mingus as band leader and composer.
Track Listing: 1. What Is This Thing Called Love? - Charles Mingus 2. Minor Intrusion - Charles Mingus 3. Stormy Weather - Charles Mingus 4. Four Hands - Charles Mingus 5. Thrice Upon a Theme - Charles Mingus 6. The Spur of the Moment - Charles Mingus