I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
I'm a pacifist. I guess it was the Vietnam War. So many dead and injured for life in so many ways and for what purpose? Since then I've seen one war after another, each horrific, and none ...
Charles Mingus was one of the top Jazz musicians of the twentieth century. He was a virtuoso bassman, composer, and bandleader. He brought his whole self to his art.
Charles Mingus - Work Song
I can hardly type, can hardly put this into words! I have been writing and rewriting this because if I don't break down in tears, I get so angry that I can't think straight! I know that so much has ...