Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog | 1996

Documentary
Illustrated with archival footage and musical extracts, a look at one the century's most eclectic jazz composers, Charles Mingus (1922-79) more known as a gifted double bassist and bandleader--all pay tribute to his ...more

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Company

Jazz Workshop

Production Company

Winter Moon Productions

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Synopsis

Illustrated with archival footage and musical extracts, a look at one the century's most eclectic jazz composers, Charles Mingus (1922-79) more known as a gifted double bassist and bandleader--all pay tribute to his compositional talent, which stretched the range of their instruments and performance skills to the limit.

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