Who was the drummer in Mo Better Blues?

Who was the drummer in Mo Better Blues?

Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts
Mo’ Better Blues (1990) – Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts as Rhythm Jones (Drums) – IMDb.

Who played the music in Mo Better Blues?

Bill LeeTerence Blanchard
Mo’ Better Blues/Music composed by

Did Denzel Washington play the trumpet in Mo Better Blues?

Denzel Washington’s trumpet is played by Terence Blanchard and Branford Marsalis plays the sax for Wesley Snipes. The music you hear in the movie when the actors are “playing” was performed by Branford’s working band which was used for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) when Jay Leno took over.

Is Mo Better Blues Based on a true story?

It follows a period in the life of fictional jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (played by Washington) as a series of bad decisions result in his jeopardizing both his relationships and his playing career.

Who plays the trumpet in The Princess and the Frog?

In 2009 in the Disney movie, The Princess and the Frog, Blanchard played all of the alligator Louis’ trumpet parts. He also voiced the role of Earl the bandleader in the riverboat band.

What songs are played in Mo Better Blues?

Track listing

  • “Harlem Blues” (featuring Cynda Williams) William Christopher Handy.
  • “Say Hey” Branford Marsalis.
  • “Knocked Out the Box” B.
  • “Again, Never” William James Edwards Lee III.
  • “Mo’ Better Blues”
  • “Pop Top 40” (featuring Denzel Washington and Wesley Snipes)
  • “Beneath the Underdog”
  • “Jazz Thing” (featuring Gang Starr)

Did Cynda Williams sing in Mo Better Blues?

(Spike Lee: “Everyone was paid scale on ‘Mo’ Better Blues’ except the established artists Denzel Washington and Wesley Snipes. Cynda was paid scale to sing the song as well.

Did Louis turn into a human?

Eventually, however, directors John Musker and Ron Clements changed the character into what is seen today. Also, according to The Princess and the Frog’s DVD commentary on the film, Louis was, at one point, meant to be a human with a passion for music. However, he was a terrible musician and eventually went to Dr.

What happened to Tiana’s dad in The Princess and the Frog?

James was pressed into service and fought in World War I when the United States was provoked into joining the war. At some point, James was killed in action (K.I.A.) during the war, so he never got to see Tiana get her restaurant.

Does Billy Bob Thornton have a brother?

Jimmy Don ThorntonJohn David ThorntonJames Bean Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton/Brothers

What was Louie’s dark gift?

When someone is given the Dark Gift, it means they have been transformed from human to vampire. The Dark Gift IS vampirism. In the Ricean universe, all vampires are granted the same abilities: telekinesis, pyrokinesis, telepathy, and mesmerism, along with enhanced senses, strength, and immortality.

Does Louis appear in Queen of the Damned?

In the events of The Queen Of The Damned, Louis and other vampires come together at Maharet’s house in the Sonoma Compound to fight against Akasha. Louis is one of the only vampires to refuse the powerful blood offered by Maharet and Lestat, preferring to gain strength with age.

What are they smoking in Goliath?

They all smoke what I presume is a potent strain of marijuana, as it knocks them all out instantly. Goliath Season 3, Episode 1, “The Subsidence Adventure” closes out with Billy at the bar, and he sees that his ex Marisol is getting married on TV.