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Thread #62541   Message #1010808
Posted By: catspaw49
30-Aug-03 - 01:04 PM
Thread Name: Faking Musicianship in Movies
Subject: RE: Faking Musicianship in Movies
I don't know how hard or how much he worked at it or any of the details behind it, but Forrest Whittaker did a superb job as Charlie Parker. Fingerings and embouchure were both very accurate or at least quite credible and far above the average even for the better "musician" movies.