The Brilliant Life and Ugly Death of Lee Morgan w/Video

Leave it to a Swedish documentarian to unearth a nearly forgotten chapter in the history of American jazz: the brilliant life and ugly death of trumpeter Lee Morgan—shot by his common-law wife, Helen, between sets at Slug’s Saloon on Manhattan’s Lower East Side in 1972. (Apparently, she was enraged by his attentions to another woman.) Morgan…

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