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Turkey, 2022, 57'
Deniz Yüksel Abalıoğlu
Turkish with English subtitles

Maffy Falay, who passed away in February 2022 at an age of 92, was a popular jazz trumpeter in Sweden. He was coveted by such Jazz legends Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and he shared the stage with Quincy Jones, Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland. In the last years of his life, he was among the few remaining members of a bygone generation and he led a solitary life. Before he passed away, in different time frames “Maffy’s Jazz” accompanied him in his one-room apartment in the suburbs of Stockholm, witnessed his alienation as he sought to redefine his existence during a time when his generation and music were fading away.