I Called Him Morgan

This is a tops Jazz doco about Lee Morgan, a trumpeter who was murdered by his own wife in 1972, she shot him after an altercation in a bar, because of heavy snowfall in New York the ambulance took too long to arrive so he bled to death. He was only 33. I have a couple of albums featuring his playing, nice stuff it was too. His wife features quite a bit in this, she was interviewed just before she died in 1996, she pretty much saved him from heroin use (pretty common among Jazz players) and got him back on his feet.

Date watched: 11th September
Score: 9/10
Film count 2017: 51

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