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Beneath the Underdog
His World as Composed by Mingus
Written by Charles Mingus


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 3, 1991
Price: $17.00

Bass player extraordinaire Charles Mingus, who died in 1979, is one of the essential composers in the history of jazz, and Beneath the Underdog, his celebrated, wild, funny, demonic, anguished, shocking, and profoundly moving memoir, is the greatest autobiography ever written by a jazz musician. It tells of his God-haunted childhood... Read more >
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