Changes Two (Charlie Mingus)

In Album, Free Cell Block on April 12, 2013 at 11:31 am


Charles Mingus. recorded Changes Two  on 27, 28, and 30 December 1974 at Atlantic Studios in New York City — During the same sessions they recorded Mingus’ album Changes One. Accordingly, Atlantic Records initially released the record in 1975. Later in 1993,  Rhino Records re-issued the album on CD.

“Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love” features vocals by Jackie Paris.



All songs composed by Charles Mingus except where noted.

  1. Free Cell Block F, ‘Tis Nazi U.S.A.” – 6:56
  2. “Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Silk Blue” – 17:32
  3. “Black Bats and Poles” (Jack Walrath) – 6:22
  4. “Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love” – 4:15
  5. “For Harry Carney” (Sy Johnson) – 7:59


  • Charles Mingus – Bass
  • Jack Walrath – Trumpet
  • George Adams – Tenor saxophone
  • Don Pullen – Piano
  • Dannie Richmond – Drums
  • Marcus Belgrave – Trumpet on “Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love”
  • Jackie Paris – Vocals on “Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love”
  • Sy Johnson – Arranger on “Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love”

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