Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog

1998 NR 1h 18m DVD

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Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog

1998 NR 1h 18m DVD
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Filmmaker Don McGlynn examines the tumultuous personal life and creative legacy of jazz legend Charles Mingus as never before in this insightful documentary. Performance footage of Mingus, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Gerry Mulligan accompanies interviews with Mingus disciples, radio performances and more. Songs include "Goodbye Porkpie Hat," "Epitaph" and "Peggy's Blue Skylight." Sue Mingus, the artist's widow, co-produced the production.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
Subtitles
None
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
  • Charles Mingus
  • Gunther Schuller
  • Duke Ellington
  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Gerry Mulligan
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