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Beneath the Underdogs: Mingus & Partch 

When: Fri., May 15, 7 p.m. 2009
The Chicago Film Archives presents a two-film program, Beneath the Underdogs: Mingus & Partch. Thomas Reichman’s Mingus (1968) juxtaposes performance footage of jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus with scenes from the eve of his eviction from a New York loft; in the 18-minute Music Studio: Harry Partch (1958) Madeline Tourtelot visits the composer and instrument inventor in his Chicago studio. Reader music critic Peter Margasak will introduce Mingus and take questions after the screenings.



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