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The Resource Better git it in your soul : an interpretive biography of Charles Mingus, Krin Gabbard

Better git it in your soul : an interpretive biography of Charles Mingus, Krin Gabbard

Label
Better git it in your soul : an interpretive biography of Charles Mingus
Title
Better git it in your soul
Title remainder
an interpretive biography of Charles Mingus
Statement of responsibility
Krin Gabbard
Title variation
Interpretive biography of Charles Mingus
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This biography traces the output of jazz master Charles Mingus--his recordings, his compositions, and his writings--highlighting key moments in his life and musicians who influenced him and were influenced by him. As a young man, Mingus played with Louis Armstrong as well as with Kid Ory. Mingus also played in bands led by Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Lionel Hampton, Red Norvo, Art Tatum, and many others. He began leading his own bands in New York City in 1955. Eric Dolphy, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Jimmy Knepper, Jackie McLean, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Cat Anderson, and Jaki Byard are among the many distinguished jazz artists who made music with Mingus during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. In addition to leaving behind a large collection of compelling recordings by large and small units, Mingus was also a talented writer. His autobiography, Beneath the Underdog: His World Composed by Mingus, is unlike any other book by a major jazz artist. Mingus creates vivid portraits of the many people who passed through his life and tells his story with compelling prose. Mingus also wrote a good deal of poetry and prose, all of it reflecting his unique vision. In 1977 he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. After several months of steady deterioration, he died in 1979 in Mexico"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CU-S/DLC
Dewey number
  • 781.65092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML418.M45
LC item number
G33 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
Label
Better git it in your soul : an interpretive biography of Charles Mingus, Krin Gabbard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-296), Discography (pages 251-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Charles Mingus changed my life -- A circus in a bathtub -- Poet, lyricist, autobiographer -- Third stream music and the rest of jazz history -- On and off the bandstand with Richmond, Dolphy, and Knepper -- Epilogue: Mingus in the movies
Control code
ocn918969680
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780520260375
Lccn
2015031907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)918969680
Label
Better git it in your soul : an interpretive biography of Charles Mingus, Krin Gabbard
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-296), Discography (pages 251-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Charles Mingus changed my life -- A circus in a bathtub -- Poet, lyricist, autobiographer -- Third stream music and the rest of jazz history -- On and off the bandstand with Richmond, Dolphy, and Knepper -- Epilogue: Mingus in the movies
Control code
ocn918969680
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780520260375
Lccn
2015031907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)918969680

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