1957 session with bonus tracks.
The Poll Winners series: classic albums reviewed in the legendary Downbeat magazine. Originally awarded 4 stars by Downbeat Mag.
The complete original album ‘East Coasting’, featuring an all-star group with Jimmy Knepper, Bill Evans, Clarence Shaw and Curtis Porter, plus all existing alternate takes from the date.
As a bonus, Mingus’ superb ‘Revelations’, recorded a couple of months earlier - the only other collaboration that Mingus and Evans ever made. Also included are two long standards from the October 1957 session by Mingus’ Jazz Workshop.
Includes 16-page booklet with rare photos and the original as well as updated liner notes.
1. Memories Of You 2. East Coasting 3. West Coast Ghost 4. Celia 5. Conversation 6. Fifty-First Blues 7. East Coasting (Alternative Take) 8. Memories Of You (Alternative Take) 9. Revelations 10. Woody’N You 11. Billie’s Bounce