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Known as the most famous jazz bassist , Charles Mingus (1922-1979) was above all the most inventive and dynamic jazz composer of his time. He belongs to a particular class , that can only be described as " Mingus ".
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Sunday, 28 July 2013 09:26

Mingus Speaks


"In words as in music, Mingus could erupt like a geyser speaking in tongues.These interviews let you experience his volatile, high-pressure flow of acute  insights  and outrageous conjectures." Gene Santoro

Published in Books
Thursday, 06 September 2012 08:16

Charles Mingus - Great Quotes

 

In my music, I’m trying to play the truth of what I am. The reason it’s difficult is because I’m changing all the time.

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