The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (studio album) by Charles Mingus

The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady by Charles Mingus
Year: 1963
Overall rank: 97th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 934 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Best album of 1963 (1st)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1960s (23rd)
Award Top 100 albums of all time (97th)
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86/100 (from 934 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 86.3/100, a mean average of 84.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 86.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.8.

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90/100
From 05/20/2022 08:45
Album Rating: 83.00
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1.Solo Dancer (Stop! Look! And Listen, Sinner Jim Whitney!) - 78
2.Duet Solo Dancers (Hearts' Beat And Shades In Physical Embraces) - 85
3.Group Dancers ((Soul Fusion) Freewoman And Oh, This Freedom's Slave Cries) - 86
4.Trio And Group Dancers (Stop! Look! And Sing Songs Of Revolutions!) / Single Solos And Group Dancers (Saint And Sinner Join In Merriment On Battle Front) / Group And Solo Dance (Of Love, Pain And Passioned Revolt, Then Farewell, My Beloved, 'Til It's Freedom Day) - 83
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95/100
From 04/23/2022 18:01
Probably the most entertaining jazz album I've ever heard.
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95/100
From 02/03/2022 21:11
This album presents Mingus' attempt to create Jazz the same way classical music is usually composed: through pen and paper. The results are very interesting and the performances are amazing.
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90/100
From 11/15/2021 18:28
This was my introduction to Mingus, and the best way I can describe it is as a straight 9/10 from top to bottom. No track is Mingus' most brilliant stuff, and yet every track is REALLY good!
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From 10/21/2021 12:26
Grandísimo disco.
Me encanta la combinación de instrumentos.
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100/100
From 05/01/2021 03:25
You can feel the heat through the arrangements and the notes. It's really heavy for a jazz album, as it composed by the angry man of jazz himself. a MASTERPIECE no matter what genre you're into. 100/100
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80/100
From 01/08/2021 20:17
This does for me what the two other sacred beasts - A Love Supreme and Kind of Blue - don't.
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From 12/13/2020 19:58
Crazy album. Very, very cool compositions and playing.
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From 09/24/2020 00:39
One of my favorite jazz records of the sixtees, and certainly one of Mingus's best! My favorite is 'Duet Solo Dancers'. An absolute masterpiece!
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Best Albums of 1963
1. The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady by Charles Mingus
2. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
3. Please Please Me by The Beatles
4. Live At The Apollo by James Brown
5. With The Beatles by The Beatles
6. Night Beat by Sam Cooke
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18. John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman by John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
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20. Beethoven: Symphonien No. 9 by Herbert von Karajan / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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