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THE LEGEND OF TEDDY EDWARDS

USA, 2000 (MIFF 2001, Mooks Backbeat – Music on Film)

Director: Don McGlynn

'Teddy Edwards is a pioneer of the modern tenor sax. His peers and friends acknowledge that he never had the kind of extraordinary career that his talent should have commanded. With this taste of a sad story to come—including the period during which Edwards fell under the spell of heroin—Don McGlynns exceptional documentary shifts gears into unreeling generous clips of Edwards blowing hot with his current band."—Variety

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