Charles Mingus – Autographed “Mingus At Monterey” Double LP on JWS

An original 1964 pressing of Mingus at Monterey, autographed on the front cover by jazz great Charles Mingus.  This album was originally available only by mail order from Mingus’s JWS label; he signed a number of copies including this one in black marker on the front cover (in most cases, as here, the signature is […]

1972 Ann Arbor Blues Festival Poster – Howlin’ Wolf / Sun Ra / Muddy Waters / Miles Davis / Charles Mingus

A beautiful concert poster advertising the 1972 Ann Arbor Blues Festival, featuring an all-star lineup of Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Miles Davis, Sun Ra & his Arkestra, Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland, Charles Mingus Ensemble, Dr. John, Jr. Walker & His All-Stars, Lightnin’ Slim, Otis Rush, Archie Shepp, Freddie King, Luther Allison and  others. This poster, with […]

Charles Mingus Sextet With Eric Dolphy – Signed 1964 Concert Program

A program for a 1964 Amsterdam concert by the Charles Mingus Sextet, signed by Mingus, Eric Dolphy, Clifford Jordan, Johnny Coles, Jaki Byard and Danny Richmond. This rare set of signatures was signed just 10 weeks before the tragic death of Eric Dolphy. The program is 4 pages, 8 ½” x 11”, with a Mingus […]

Thelonious Monk/Charles Mingus Ultra Rare 1954 “Composer’s Workshop” Handbill

A very rare 1954 handbill advertising a Modern Jazz Festival featuring one of a very few performances by the Composer’s Workshop, featuring Charles Mingus, Teo Macero, Art Farmer, Kenny Clarke, Eddie Bert and Hall Overton, and Thelonious Monk.  This show took place at the Kaufman Auditorium of the YMHA on April 23, 1954, and was […]

Charles Mingus / Sun Ra /Elvin Jones / Pharoah Sanders / Freddie Hubbard – Slugs NYC Boxing Style Concert Poster

A very rare cardboard boxing-style concert poster advertising December, 1969 shows by the Charles Mingus Quintet, Sun Ra and his Intergalactic Research Arkestra, Freddie Hubbard Quintet, Elvin Jones Trio, and January 1970 shows by the  Pharoah Sanders Quintet, at legendary New York City jazz club Slugs.  Printed by Murray Poster Printing, this measures 14″ x […]

Miles Davis with Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus – 1957 Concert Handbill

A handbill advertising the 1957 Great South Bay Jazz Festival on Long Island, New York, featuring the Miles Davis Quintet with Sonny Rollins, the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop, the Horace Silver Quintet featuring Art Farmer,  Rex Stewart and His South Bay Seven featuring Coleman Hawkins, and others.  Sonny Rollins played in Miles Davis’ Quintet for […]

Charles Mingus – Signed Promotional Photograph

A beautifully autographed Charles Mingus promotional photo. Signed Mingus photographs are rare indeed; Mingus has boldly signed the photo here in blue felt tip across his bass, and it looks fantastic. This was originally sold at R&R Auctions, and comes with their written Certificate of Authenticity, as well as Recordmecca’s written lifetime guarantee of authenticity. […]

Charles Mingus – Signed Mingus at Monterey LP

A twice signed first pressing of Charles Mingus’ 1966 double album, “Mingus at Monterey.” This album was initially only available by mail order directly from Charles Mingus. Mingus signed this on the front of the cover, but the semi glossy finish didn’t hold the signature perfectly, and so he signed it again inside the gatefold. […]