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.
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.