Charles Mingus (Sunday 3.3.13)

Liner Notes

Charles Mingus (Sunday 3.3.13)

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013

The music that Mingus wrote was rooted in standard musical forms and grounded in the blues, yet he challenged these conventions with new perspectives and unorthodox juxtapositions, encouraging his bands to do the same. In this short feature Rabbi Neil Blumofe examines at how interpretation of these forms in performance might bring about the transformation of a musician, a listener, and potentially, the world.