REOCRD STORE DAY; RELEASED 23RD APRIL
The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott's is a never-before-released live recording of jazz icon Charles Mingus from Ronnie Scott's jazz club in London captured in August of 1972. Features a stellar band with alto saxophonist Charles McPherson, tenor saxophonist Bobby Jones, trumpeter Jon Faddis, pianist John Foster and drummer Roy Brooks. The limited-edition 3-LP 180-gram is mastered by acclaimed vinyl mastering engineer Bernie Grundman and pressed by RTI.
Includes an extensive insert with rare photos from Jan Persson, Christian Rose, Jean-Pierre Leloir, Hans Harzheim and others; essay by British jazz author Brian Priestley, who saw the band during this run and conducted an interview with Mingus and McPherson at the time; interviews with band members McPherson and Faddis; Mingus' friend, author Fran Lebowitz; and many others.