Screening Location: Newark Museum
Theme: A Trumpet Silenced
Film Screening: I Called Him Morgan
An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was responsible for his demise in 1972 at Slug's Saloon in the East Village. 2016, 1h 32 mins.
Host: Sheila Anderson, WBGO Announcer
Speakers: Wayne Winborne, Executive Director, Institute of Jazz Studies
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