Dave Burns (tp), Charles McPherson (as), George Coleman (as, ts), Charles Davis (bs), Mal Waldron (p), George Duvivier, Richard Davis (b), Al Dreares (d)
Bar code: 8436028690145
In this thinly disguised account of the last years of Charlie "Bird" Parker, comedian DICK GREGORY stars as Richie "Eagle" Stokes, a jazz saxophonist with a genius for friendship and self-destruction.
Off the market for over a quarter-century, SWEET LOVE, BITTER (Directed by Herbert Danska)remains one of the first honest portrayals of the jazz experience! Dick Gregory gives a powerful performance. Charles McPherson ghosts for Gregory in an evocative score by Mal Waldron. Filmed in 1966, Black and White.
The soundtrack was recorded on March 23, 1967 in Englewood, NJ and featured Dave Burns (trumpet); George Coleman (alto and tenor saxophones); Charles Davis (baritone saxophone); Mal Waldron (piano); George Duvivier or Richard Davis (bass); Al Dreares (drums).
Eagle Flips Out
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