Wild Man Blues

wild_man_bluesRelease Date: January 1997
Directed by: Barbara Kopple

Wild Man Blues is a documentary about the other side of Woody Allen – the musician.

For decades, Allen has been playing clarinet publicly with various jazz bands. He has a regular Monday night appointment at the Cafe Carlyle in New York and according to him, he practises every day. His love and understanding of music is on show in every movie he makes.

In 1996, Woody Allen and His New Orleans Jazz Band were invited to tour Europe. Documentary maker Barbara Kopple joined the ride and filmed this documentary.

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