The Art and Soul of Jazz: A Tribute to Charles Mingus
So what pops out for Mingus jazz fans in this the fourth edition of Art and Soul of Jazz, A Tribute to Charles Mingus, Jr.? For starters my mother, Vivian Alicia Mingus, was Mingus’s older sister, which gave me a unique perspective into the Mingus family dynamic. How about a seat inside the Mingus household, circa 1930? Better still, how about a bird’s eye view of the family’s militaristic patriarch, my grandfather, Charles Mingus, Sr.? This edition features a surprise ending to Grandpa Mingus’s futile quest for his lost first family. Meet his first wife and the lost Mingus sisters! You won’t believe your mind, as it struggles to absorb startling new facts about the iconic bassist.
Readers are treated to intimate Mingus family history, photographs and letters. Included are original portraits of 94 additional jazz notables created by my sister, Carol Bowie, an award-winning Northern California artist. The profiles and prose were created by me.
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