Title Myself when I Am Real: the Life and Music of Charles Mingus
Book Condition New
Publisher Oxford University Press 2000
0195147111 / 9780195147117
Seller ID 10101
452pp 16 plates. This biography draws on dozens of new interviews and previously overlooked archival materials to highlight the intricate connections between the man and his music. A pioneering bassist and composer, Mingus wrote over 300 works spanning gut-bucket gospel, Colombian cumbias, orchestral tone poems, multimedia performance, and chamber jazz.