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Joe Zawinuls Erdzeit

2008
59m
Biography/Documentary/Music
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Cast

Absolute Ensemble (Themselves)Cannonball Adderley (Self)Beverley Blankenship (Narrator)Friedrich Gulda (Self)

Director

Robert Neumüller

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Synopsis

Film about Joe Zawinul's earth time, a film about friendships and a great love. A film about his life with the greatest jazz artists; he was undoubtedly one of them. The film accompanies Joe Zawinul during the work on his last unpublished album with Kristjan Järvi and the Absolute Ensemble. It visits Zawinul in his house in Malibu and shows him together with Wayne Shorter during their final sensational performance. Cannonball Adderley, Weather Report, Zawinul's Syndicate and above all Miles Davis. In 1991 they played one more time together in Paris, In a silent way, the number Joe Zawinul composed for his friend Miles Davis.

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