KBOO @ The Clinton: 'ROUND MIDNIGHT
"It begins to tell...round midnight..." Jazz-legend Dexter Gordon stars as fictional Dale Turner, a sax player strung-out and stranded in the fifties Paris music scene.
Tickets sliding scale: $7-10 suggested, with no one turned away for lack of funds.
Watch the Trailer here
133 min - Drama | Music - 3 October 1986 (USA)
Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Writers: David Rayfiel (screenplay), Bertrand Tavernier (screenplay)
Stars: Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker
In conjunction with KBOO's presentation of 'Round Midnight at the Clinton Street Theater, tune in Wednesday afternoon December 11th when KBOO jazz host Rita Rega will talk with bassist Chuck Israels about his experiences as a young American jazz musician in the Paris jazz scene in the 1950s. Israels knows first hand what it was like to play with pianist Bud Powell, the real life inspiration for the film.