[JPL] Duke & The Jazz Ambassadors

Arturo arturo893 at qwest.net
Fri Feb 3 19:36:19 EST 2006


Russ wrote <<<
**Anybody know if this story is true?

Fuqua and Freeman Spy Jazz Ambassadors
Source: Variety
February 3, 2006

New Line Cinema has acquired The Jazz Ambassadors, a pitch for Antoine
Fuqua to direct and Morgan Freeman to star in as jazz impresario Duke
Ellington, >>>> snip

One thing I know is not true, the writer doesn't know the definition of
impresario because Duke was many things however he wasn't an impresario.
George Wein, Gene Norman, Norman Granz, they are impresarios.

Arturo Gómez
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