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Charles Mingus ... Himself (archive footage)
Gunther Schuller ... Himself

Directed by
Don McGlynn 
Produced by
Don McGlynn .... producer
Sue Mingus .... producer
Film Editing by
Don McGlynn 
Christian Moltke-Leth 
Editorial Department
Sam Bassett .... on-line editor
David Meeker .... acknowledgment

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78 min

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Great jazz-documentary, 16 October 1998
Author: Lars Reinton ( from Bygdoy Alle, Norway

Great documentary showing a struggling artist. If you're into jazz the soundtrack is superb.

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