Waves (4 mins)
Tue 26 Jul
The sea, the waves, the universe and the ephemeral nature of life. Featuring John Ellis (piano). Video, pastel animation, photography.
Part of Counterpoint, a series of four new films by filmmaker Antony Barkworth-Knight in collaboration with Manchester based musicians Graham Massey, Olivia Moore, Ríoghnach Connolly and John Ellis.
Based on Shakespeare’s Othello, Basil Dearden’s tale of a jazz drummer (Patrick McGoohan) is set almost entirely within the confines of a jazz club. An enjoyable work, it is however perhaps most notable for the performances of a roster of top notch musicians including Dave Brubeck, John Dankworth, Charles Mingus and, the one and only Tubby Hayes.