Bayou Maharajah

  |  Book Tickets: 08/11/2013
  |  Buy to Own: 30/09/2016
  |  98 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Lily Keber directs this documentary examining the life and music of legendary New Orleans pianist James Booker. Considered by peers to be one of the most influential rhythm and blues musicians of his time, Booker first rose to prominence as a child prodigy before entertaining audiences across America and Europe with his unique playing style and eccentric live performances. Featuring rare live performance footage and archive interviews, the film also includes insight from the likes of Dr John, Allen Toussaint and Harry Connick Jr.