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Joe Albany: An Evening With Joe Albany 2

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It has been a good year for jazz films: Whiplash. Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story. Low Down, a gritty biopic about Joe Albany.

The best way to experience Low Down and An Evening With Joe Albany 2 is back-to-back. The film contains Albany’s original recordings in flashes and quick interludes. If you only watched the film, you might wonder why his story of addiction and self-betrayal matters. The CD reveals why.

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