Barney Wilen
February 3, 2011 12:53 PM   Subscribe

Barney Wilen, the rest of your life : "The life and times of Barney Wilen, the legendary jazz musician who at age 18 was already playing with Miles Davis, and whom many called the “greatest European saxophonist.” Exiled to Zanzibar in the 70s, hero of Loustal's cult comic strip, The Blue Note, Wilen was as famous for his brilliant appearances as for his inexplicable disappearances. This film essay reconstitutes his rich, mysterious life even as it attempts to distinguish the man from the myth." (French, subtitled, 54 min) Barney Wilen & Bud Powell - Autumn In New York :: Cannes Film Festival 1958 :: The Shadow of Your Smile :: Recado :: Mary Moor - Pretty Day
posted by puny human (3 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite
click to enlarge in the "Loustal" link.
posted by puny human at 12:55 PM on February 3, 2011

Yes, that's fantastic. thank you.
posted by nicolin at 1:28 PM on February 3, 2011

A little more on Zanzibar
posted by IndigoJones at 1:33 PM on February 3, 2011 [1 favorite]

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