• Charlie Mariano - Last Visits

    Charlie Mariano - Last Visits

Charlie Mariano - Last Visits

by Axel Engstfeld

Charlie Mariano - Last Visits

2013 | 99:00 min

Formal Categories

Biography / Portrait Arts Music

Content Categories

Documentary Music film
„Tears of Sound“ – that’s what famous bass player Charlie Mingus called his sound: Charlie Mariano, saxophone-player, composer, world musician. One among the greatest in jazz. Nobody influenced the European jazz as Charlie Mariano did an he inspired generations of musicians. In july 2009 he died at the age of 85 years.

In his last year the film accompanies Charlie Mariano to his concerts and visits him at home where he tells the story of his life. Extensive and exclusive scenes from his birthday concert in Stuttgart and from a concert in Cologne let the audience experience Charlie Mariano live in concert for one last time.
Cast and Crew
  • Director Axel Engstfeld
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Production Company
Engstfeld Film GmbH
Theodor-Heuss-Ring 26, 50668 Köln

Phone: +49 221 120510

Fax: +49 221 135496

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