SPIKE WELLS - A LOVE SUPREME [premiere of re-edited and updated version] (2019, Gary Barber & Paul Dutnall)

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Introduction by Spike Wells and the directors.
We are proud to present the premiere of a newly re-edited and updated version of an insightful documentary about legendary British drummer Spike Wells. The film charts the musical life of this unique player who has worked with a host of jazz superstars - such as Tubby Hayes, Stan Getz, Roland Kirk, Johnny Griffin - and who had a long term close collaboration with Bobby Wellins. The film also looks at other aspects of Spike's life - his work as a solicitor and his later conversion to Christianity and calling to the priesthood.

This is a fitting celebration for one of the greats of British jazz.
Presented in collaboration with the Cambridge Film Festival and Screen St Ives.
(Photo courtesy Melody McLaren)

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Herts Jazz 2019 Film Festival

Friday September 27, 9:10pm

Tickets
£5.00 regular
£5.00 members
£5.00 students