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Mingus (Charlie Mingus)


This revealing documentary of the progressive jazz bassist [[Performer~P102997~Charles Mingus~charlesmingus]] follows the musician for several days. The film opens up with Mingus and his young daughter getting evicted from his New York apartment loft for non-payment of rent. The camera follows him to the outskirts of Boston for a jam session at Lenny's, a favorite club of jazz musicians. Mingus is also shown marching in a parade advocating peace. Only 61 minutes long, interviews with Mingus and his...more