Re: RARA-AVIS: David Goodis and jazz influence

Date: 22 Jul 2007

Brian wrote:

"Speaking of books on jazz musicians and Charles Mingus, there's a great book about Mingus, his classical musical education, his demons, his devastating originality called "But Beautiful." It bears a look."

I've heard good things about his autobiography, Beneath the Underdog, at least portions of which are supposed to be pretty hardboiled and/or noir.


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