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Beneath the Underdog: His World as Composed by Mingus is the autobiography of jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus. It was first published in , by. Autobiography of the great black musician and jazz composer. Get this from a library! Beneath the underdog; his world as composed by Mingus.. [Charles Mingus].

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Sometimes a well crafted story with only the slightest hints of truth will tell you more about the person than the actual facts ever will. The story engages and brings in enough jazz figures to be interesting from a musical point of view, but it undetdog not really that kind of book. LIfe lived as hard as it can be lived: This book is about Mingus. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

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We’re not a giant, faceless warehouse organization! Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Citations are based on reference standards. Shares fond memories and interesting anecdotes about his fellow mimgus, heaps scorn on his detractors, and presents bbeneath with a world so particular and individualistic, it’s almost cosmologically Mingusian.

He goes crazy a bit, raps on race here and there, gives advice on training whores and any number of other aspects of the underside of society.

He composef it pretty much as quoted conversation between him and anyone that wanders into his world, from Lady Day to countless ‘bitches and whores’. HathiTrust Digital Library, Limited view search only.

Beneath the Underdog by Mingus, Charles

Russell Books Ltd Condition: Learn more about Amazon Prime. It’s not a memoir. Learn more about Amazon Prime. A profoundly moving self-portrait of the legendary musician and jazz composer, Charles Mingus.

Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. And, before you say that I just don’t get it, I will say that this is all done in such a way that it just seems unconscious and haphazard rather than provocative, experimental, intentional, and purposeful.

As for the book, I read it in en route to Austin in early after a little Xmas vacation home to NJ — really all I remember is the aforementioned technique. New York, Compossed, At once an essential composer in the history of jazz and a bass player extraordinaire, Charles Mingus was born on April 22, in Nogales, Arizona, and grew up in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts.


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This book isn’t about how Mingus lived through jazz history. Preview — Beneath the Ckmposed by Charles Mingus.

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Ships from and sold by Amazon. So try reading it again! Sexually escapist, and scatological? Mingus’ voice in Beneath the Underdog is con For all the fictitious elements on the page, Mingus manages to inject his personality directly into the narrative.

Foremost among them is Mingus himself. Vomposed view it, click here. Write a customer review.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Please try again later. He talks about his youth, his parents, his ghosts. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.