First Gig Never Happened


Mingus without Bass, Monk without Hat

Our debut album 'Mingus without Bass, Monk without Hat' is available now!
The CD can be purchased at every concert or via mail (
Digital downloads: iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, Spotify and more


First Gig Never Happened
Mingus without Bass, Monk without Hat

1. Better Get Hit In Your Soul
2. Fables Of Faubus
3. Pussy Cat Dues
4. In Walked Bud
5. This Old Man
6. Bemsha Swing
7. Ambiguous Monk
8. Brilliant Corners
9. Misterioso

Compositions by

Tracks 1, 2, 3: Charles Mingus
Tracks 4, 8, 9: Thelonious Sphere Monk
Track 5: Traditional & Alexander Fitzthum
Track 6: Thelonious Sphere Monk & Denzil Best
Track 7: Alexander Fitzthum


Recorded at Wavegarden (February 2018)
Mixed and Mastered by Werner Angerer
Artwork and Design by David Lipp -
Photos by Hans Klestorfer
Layout and Image Postprocessing by Alexander Fitzthum -

Lisa Hofmaninger - Soprano Saxophone, Bass Clarinet
Alexander Fitzthum - Organ, Rhodes, Piano
Judith Schwarz - Extended Drumset