TitleBud Powell's funeral and Thelonious Monk at the airport
AbstractThis film is silent and shows clips of Bud Powell's funeral procession in Harlem, New York. There is footage of a Jazzmobile with musicians Barry Harris (piano), Benny Green (trombone), John Gilmore (tenor saxophone), Don Moore [uncertain] (bass), and Billy Higgins (drums). The six men walking behind the vehicle are Tony Scott, Kenny Dorham, Eddie Bonnemere [uncertain], Willie Jones [uncertain], Freddie Tolbert [uncertain], and James Weaver [uncertain]. There is a brief clip of Powell's casket in the hearse. At 1:20 are clips of Thelonious Monk and Nellie Monk at Orly airport in Paris, France. At the airport with Monk are George Wein, Jean-Louis Ginibre, Andre Francis, Charlie Rouse, and Butch Warren. Lucien Malson, Bud Powell, Jean-Pierre Leloir, Nicole Grassian, Francis Paudras, and Ben Riley greet Monk outside the airport.
Note(s)This project was supported by a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The grant program is made possible by funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
CollectionFrancis Paudras Collection on Bud Powell
Organization NameRutgers University. Institute of Jazz Studies
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