I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Shout [Drama On 3]


20060212By Laurence Allan.

Summertime Jones, an old time jazz enthusiast, sets off on a quest from Tiger Bay in Cardiff to the US.

As Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans, Summertime tries to reach his city of dreams.

Buddy Bolden is one of the original greats of the American jazz scene and this musical road movie captures the spirit of Bolden.

Summertime....Lennie James

Buzz....Joanna Griffiths

Cordelli....Kerry Shale

Brady....Colin Stinton

Lips....Ram John Holder

Freddie....Jim Findley

Elaine/Susan....Carolyn Pickles

Dermot/Willy....Patrick Brennan

Kid....Benjamin Mackenzie

Original jazz music composed by Rob Smith.

Claude Deppa (cornet/trumpet/flugel horn)

Gareth Roberts (trombone)

Rob Smith (saxophone, clarinet)

Director Kate Rowland