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Charles Mingus, more than a fake book

Title
Charles Mingus, more than a fake book / Mingus ; musical analyses by Andrew Homzy.
Author
Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979
Publication
  • New York, NY : Jazz Workshop, [1991]
  • Milwaukee, WI : Exclusively distributed by Hal Leonard
  • ©1991

Details

Additional Authors
Homzy, Andrew
Description
1 score (160 pages) : illustrations; 31 cm
Uniform Title
Works. Selections
Alternative Title
Works.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Lead sheets.
  • Jazz.
  • Fakebooks (Music)
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Note
  • Principally lead sheets.
Bibliography (note)
  • Discography: pages 158-160.
Contents
Better get hit in your soul -- Blue cee -- Boogie stop shuffle -- Canon -- Celia -- Devil woman -- Diane aka Alice's Wonderland -- Dizzy moods -- Duke Ellington's sound of love -- Duke's choice -- E's flat, ah's flat too -- East coasting -- Ecclusiastics -- Eclipse -- Fable of Faubus -- Farewell Farwell -- Free Cell Block F, 'tis Nazi U.S.A. -- Goodbye pork pie hat -- Haitian fight song -- Hora decubitus -- The I of Hurricane Sue -- Jelly Roll -- Jump Monk -- Man who never sleeps -- Moanin' -- Monk, Bunk and vice versa -- My Jelly Roll soul -- Nobody knows (the Bradley I know) -- Noddin' ya head blues -- Nostalgia in Times Square -- Nouroog -- O.P. (Oscar Pettiford) -- Oh Lord, don't let them drop that atomic bomb on me -- Open letter to Duke -- Opus four -- Opus three -- Orange was the color of her dress, then blue silk -- Peggy's blue skylight -- Pithecanthropus erectus -- Portrait -- Pussy cat dues -- Reincarnation of a lovebird -- Remember Rockefeller at Attica -- Scenes in the city -- Self portrait in three colors -- Slippers -- Slop -- So long Eric -- Sue's changes -- Tonight at noon -- Us is two -- Wednesday night prayer meeting -- Weird nightmare -- What love -- Work song.
ISBN
  • 0793509009
  • 9780793509003
LCCN
93703212
OCLC
25363842
Author
Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979, composer.
Title
Charles Mingus, more than a fake book / Mingus ; musical analyses by Andrew Homzy.
Publisher
New York, NY : Jazz Workshop, [1991]
Distributor
Milwaukee, WI : Exclusively distributed by Hal Leonard
Copyright Date
©1991
Type of Content
notated music
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Discography: pages 158-160.
Summary
This collection explores Mingus' background and prestigious career as well as 55 of his pieces. The stories behind each piece are given and accompanied by notes on how Mingus played the piece. Mingus photos, anecdotes, quotes and an extensive discography. Includes transcriptions derived from recordings of Mingus' small band compositions or resulting from Homzy's analyses of written scores or parts available in the Mingus archives.
Language
Staff notation; Chord symbols.
Added Author
Homzy, Andrew, editor.
Other Form:
Online version: Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979. Selections. Charles Mingus, more than a fake book. New York, NY : Jazz Workshop ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed by H. Leonard Pub. Corp., ©1991 (OCoLC)649498665
Publisher No.
HL00673220 Hal Leonard
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