There are millions of guitars all over the world, this one guy picks it up and he can do something you can recognize, it has a voice. Sister made a big mistake dumping him! A biopic is always an odd thing to bring to the screen. I can think of so many filmmakers as an example who have overstepped the bounds of morality and appropriateness but that we give them a break because they are geniuses. How are you going to spend those lazy afternoons off work? They ended up committing suicide or gave up on themselves entirely.
Chet would take a standard and improvise on top, to actually take the recognizable song and accentuate or bend it.
'Sparkle' Flares With Dazzling Carmen Ejogo And The Poignant, Powerful Last Look At Whitney Houston
Well, in sports there are rules. I have known that in my life. It's not a terribly inventive scenario--from scene to scene, we pretty much know what's going to happen. How hard is to bring to screen that ephemeral notion of music, the subtlety of it all. My music-loving pal Roger Friedman turned to me and said, "Well, that's the movie! And then, toward the end of this too long movie, she opens her mouth to sing.