A PORTRAIT OF

MAL WALDRON

A film by Tom Van Overberghe

This film by Tom Van Overberghe examines the life and contributions of legendary pianist Mal Waldron. In addition to boasting a recording career featuring many influential records under his own name, he has been a composer for film, accompanist to some of the most important jazz musicians and singers (including Billie Holiday, Abbey Lincoln, Eric Dolphy, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus and Jackie McLean to name a few), and an activist leader.


With Mal Waldron, Max Roach, Steve Lacy, Jeanne Lee, Andrew Cyrille and Reggie Workman. Screenplay - Bo Mandeville & Tom Van Overberghe / Photography - Toon Illegems / Editor - Joris Heugebaert / Mixing - Guido Godon / Produced by Bo Mandeville & Willem Thijssen / Copyright © 1997 by Minerva Pictures (Antwerp, Belgium) / Running time: 52 minutes