Charles Mingus
Pithecanthropus Erectus

Genres: Post-Bop

Parent genres: Bebop, Jazz



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 178
Fred Kaplan (USA) - Top 100 Jazz Albums of the Twentieth Century No Order
Jazz for Dummies (USA) - 300 to Round Out the Collection (1998) No Order
NPR (USA) - Basic Jazz Record Library (2000) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
John Fordham (UK) - Jazz: Gallery of Classics (1994) No Order
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Jazzguide (Germany) - Recommended Records No Order
Ralf Dombrowski (Germany) - Basis-Diskothek Jazz (2005) No Order
Joan Rimbau (Spain?) - The Ultimate Jazz Collection (1995) No Order
Il Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Essential Jazz Albums (2004) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 3 Stars
The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD (6th Ed., 2002), Ratings 1-4 Stars, or a Crown 4 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 4 Stars


These critics also liked the following albums:

ArtistAlbumYear Buy from
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Cannonball Adderley
Somethin' Else
1958
John Coltrane
Giant Steps
1960
Chick Corea
Return to Forever
1972
Eric Dolphy
Out to Lunch!
1964
Gil Evans
Out of the Cool
1961
Herbie Hancock
Maiden Voyage
1965
Jackie McLean
Let Freedom Ring
1962
Thelonious Monk
Genius of Modern Music (Volume One)
1951
Oliver Nelson
The Blues and the Abstract Truth
1961
The Quintet
Jazz at Massey Hall/The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever
1953


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