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A Man and His Trumpet: The Leroy Jones Story

There are millions of musicians in the world, but there’s only one Leroy Jones

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 60 minutes


A touching portrait combining animated sequences and archival footage of virtuoso pianist Oscar Peterson.

National Film Board of Canada | 2016 | 12 minutes

Roy Smeck: Wizard of the Strings

Oscar-nominated documentary portrait of vaudeville-era musician Roy Smeck.

Strange Attractions | 1984 | 27 minutes

The Savoy King

The Savoy Ballroom was the home of the amazing Lindy Hop dancers, and the first venue in America where Blacks and Whites could dance and socialize together. Born fatherless and poor, Chick Webb developed spinal tuberculosis and was a hunchbacked dwarf in constant pain, yet he virtually invented modern drumming and built the hottest Swing orchestra of the 1930s - the "house band" of The Savoy Ballroom

Collective Eye Films | 2022 | 60 minutes

Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance

Celebrating the African roots, history, lineage and future progressions of jazz dance through a social and political lens

GOOD DOCS | 2020 | 94 minutes