Re: RARA-AVIS: Holloway House

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 28 Nov 2001

John Williams wrote:

"Well, depends a bit what you mean by 'like Slim'. If you want boooks about pimping I'd suggest Charles Mingus' extraordinary autobiography, Beneath The Underdog, . . ."

I've had that for a long time, but never read it. I'll have to pull it out.

Didn't Miles Davis also do some pimping (and heroin)? Does he write much about it in his autobiography?


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