Charles Mingus – Pithecanthropus Erectus
Pithecanthropus Erectus was Mingus' breakthrough as a leader, the album where he established himself as a composer of boundless imagination and a fresh new voice that, despite his ambitiously modern concepts, was firmly grounded in jazz tradition.
1. Pithecanthropus Erectus
2. A Foggy Day
3. Profile of Jackie
4. Love Chant
Reissue release day: 21 February 2012
Originally released in 1956