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Bass Doc With Ron Carter and Dave Holland Raising Money on Kickstarter

A documentary that examines the evolution of the double bass in jazz, titled Walking the Changes: Legends of Double Bass in Jazz, is raising money on Kickstarter. The film, which is directed by Nick Wells and has already been two years in the works, will be completed either way, but the Kickstarter campaign is intended … Read More “Bass Doc With Ron Carter and Dave Holland Raising Money on Kickstarter”

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Medeski Martin & Wood to Premiere New Documentary

Avant-jazz-funk trio Medeski Martin & Wood have a new documentary coming out—Not Not Jazz—set to premiere at the Woodstock Film Festival on Oct. 4. The film, directed by Jason Miller, will be screened at the Woodstock Bearsville Theater on October 4 and again on October 5 at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck. The documentary, which was … Read More “Medeski Martin & Wood to Premiere New Documentary”

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Video: Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes Coming to U.S. Theaters

The highly-acclaimed documentary Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes directed by Sophie Huber is coming to select theaters in the United States this summer. The feature film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2018 and has since been shown at more than 50 international film festivals. It will screen in New York at the … Read More “Video: Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes Coming to U.S. Theaters”

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Dizzy Gillespie Documentary in the Works

Producer, drummer, and MC G. Craig “Butter” Glanville has announced a crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo “to make the most in-depth documentary on Dizzy Gillespie that has ever been done.” Glanville, whose résumé includes work with vocalist Lalah Hathaway and saxophonist Najee as well as trumpeter Roy Hargrove’s RH Factor, is Gillespie’s nephew. He, along with … Read More “Dizzy Gillespie Documentary in the Works”

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Chasing Trane to Open Season of Independent Lens on PBS

Chasing Trane – a highly-acclaimed documentary on John Coltrane – will open the new season of Independent Lens on PBS with an airing on Nov. 6 at 10 p.m. EST. The film, written and directed by John Scheinfeld, is narrated by Denzel Washington and features not only many of the musicians who played with the … Read MoreChasing Trane to Open Season of Independent Lens on PBS”

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