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I Called Him Morgan​



In February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans.


This feature documentary by filmmaker Kasper Collin is a love letter to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together. 


I Called Him Morgan had its US theatrical premiere on March 24, 2017. It premiered on March 31, and on  April 7, and on July 28.


Director: Kasper Colllin

Starring: Lee Morgan, Helen Morgan, Wayne Shorter

Genre: Documentary