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Beneath the Underdog The legendary jazzman recounts his life and career, from his childhood in Watts and his apprenticeship with jazz musicians, to his recordings with Duke Ellington and others, and . Best Download [ Beneath the Underdog ] By [ Charles Mingus ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – survivingtheholocaust.us

↠ Beneath the Underdog  ☆ Author ☆ Charles Mingus young readers – survivingtheholocaust.us
  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • Beneath the Underdog
  • Charles Mingus
  • English
  • 21 October 2018
  • 0679737618

    10 thoughts on “↠ Beneath the Underdog ☆ Author ☆ Charles Mingus young readers – survivingtheholocaust.us


  1. says:

    A book of earnest erotica posing as a jazz memoir, Beneath the Underdog chronicles Mingus childhood and early career as a lover and a pimp with nary of a mention of the music into which he poured hisworthwhile thoughts Mingus book is funny and touching at times, but it s also very repetitive Who can keep all the women straight Certainly not Mingus and often stilted Mingus tells his story almost completely through dialogue, and while some of it does a good job at capturing voices M A book of earnest erotica posing as a jazz memoir, Beneath the Underdog chronicles Mingus childhood and early career as a lover and a pimp with nary of a mention of the music into which he poured hisworthwhil...


  2. says:

    Mr Mingus sure passes on some effective bedroom wisdom in this bookI always relish the opportunity to respond, when asked where I learned an especially tantalizing lovemaking technique, That little manuever My dear, I learned that from none other than Charles Mingus It s not as cheesy as saying I learned it from Chet Baker, not as Q bert goofball as saying Wynton Marsalis, not as fucked as saying I learned it from the Rashaan Roland Kirk who could circular breath, play three horns Mr Mingus sure passes on some effective bedroom wisdom in this bookI always relish the opportunity to respond, when asked where I learned an especially tantalizing lovemaking technique, That little manuever My dear, I learned that from none other than Charles Mingus It s not as cheesy as saying I learned it from Chet Baker, not as Q bert goofball as saying Wynton Marsalis, n...


  3. says:

    Thoroughly complicated autobiography of highly original jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus Intensely philosophical, the role of jazz in Mingus life or at least the parts of it he put in this book seems to be so all encompassing that its incidental like why is a dude gonna waste time talking about air in his autobiography This ain t a music book, it s a Mingus book, and Mingus was one conflicted dude Starts with memories of his childhood in Watts, precedes through his psychically des Thoroughly complicated autobiography of highly original jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus Intensely philosophical, the role of jazz in Mingus life or at least the parts of it he put in this book seems to be so all encompassing that its incidental like why is a dude gonna waste time talking about air in his autobiography This ain t a music book, it s a Mingus book, and Mingus was one conflicted dude Starts with memories of his childhood in Watts, precedes through his psychically destructi...


  4. says:

    This is one of the greatest works of autobiographical fiction I will ever read Mingus verbal play is Joycean, his humor Rabelaisian He is unflinchingly brave when writing about childhood, race, class, sex, creativity,...


  5. says:

    This book starts out extremely well It s an original work of literature, narrated by a part of Mingus don t ask in the third person, playing with tense, including snappy, unrealistic dialogue, etc But around halfway the sexual excess becomes tiresome, and as Mingus becomes an adult this reader s desire for something about music was fed only by occasional, abstruse passages What made one of the great composers and band leaders not to mention bass players of the 20th century I didn t expec This book starts out extremely well It s an origina...


  6. says:

    For all the fictitious elements on the page, Mingus manages to inject his personality directly into the narrative You never forget for a second who is driving this crazy umbrella and this book paints ahuman, real, and nuanced image of the man in a way that no meticulously researched, cited and cross referenced academic biography ever could.Mingus s younger years in particular read like A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, but set in Watts Mingus voice in Beneath the Underdog is con For all the fictitious elements on the page, Mingus manages to inject his personality directly into the narrative You never forget for a second who is driving this crazy umbrella and this book paints ahuman, real, and nuanced image of the man in a way that no meticulously researched, cited and cross referenced academic biography ever could.Mingus s younger years in particular read like A P...


  7. says:

    I enjoy a good fictionalized autobiography as much as the next guy, and I think it is entirely appropriate for someone to embellish here and there to get a good story Sometimes a well crafted story with only the slightest hints of truth will tell youabout the person than the actual facts ever will And, Mingus was a large man, with larger passions, and an ego even larger still, so a certain amount of bravado and bragging is to be expected This should have been great.Unfortunately, the wh I enjoy a good fictionalized autobiography as much as the next guy, and I think it is entirely appropriate for someone to embellish here and there to get a good story Sometimes a well crafted story with only the slightest hints of truth will tell youabout the person than the actual facts ever will And, Mingus was a large man, wi...


  8. says:

    This is a fierce, bragging, smart, autobiography that s full of tall tales and simple truths Written in a very straightforward language that s full of colloquialisms slang and street smarts It reminded me of the anger evident in the Miles Davis biography, but it smat...


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  10. says:

    I would give it two and a half stars.The concept is great a jazz autobiography that is written like jazz Forget about, And then I played with Miles, and, Bird was great because Forget about talk about the music Some people complain that this book doesn t talk about the music enough Who cares This book isn t about how Mingus lived through jazz history This book is about Mingus It is the mind of Mingus Stream of consciousness, musings on love, contemplations of what it means to be a I would give it two and a half stars.The concept is great a jazz autobiography that is written like jazz Forget about, And then I played with ...

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