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Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)

Nine years in the making, CHARLES MINGUS - Triumph of the Underdog is the first comprehensive documentary about jazz bassist, bandleader and composer Charles Mingus. A lucid involving ... See full summary »

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Don McGlynn
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Charles Mingus Charles Mingus ... Self (archive footage)
Gunther Schuller Gunther Schuller ... Self
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Nine years in the making, CHARLES MINGUS - Triumph of the Underdog is the first comprehensive documentary about jazz bassist, bandleader and composer Charles Mingus. A lucid involving portrait showing the many faces and tortured heart of a music genius, the film also features an abundance of clips of Mingus in performance.

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Great jazz-documentary
16 October 1998 | by DarioSee all my reviews

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


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