Charles Mingus was one of the greatest talents in the jazz world, as a bassist, bandleader, and composer. Mingus comes to life again through these two memoirs written by two of his friends.
"This book is a breezy but heartfelt tribute to an arascible talent, a collection as passionate and unruly as its subject ... funny, respectful and revealing." - The New York Times Book Review
Includes 15 pages of photographs.