IMDb > Ron Carter > News
Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

News for
Ron Carter (I) More at IMDbPro »

Connect with IMDb



2015 | 2012 | 2011

1 item from 2015


Film Review: ‘Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story’

18 December 2015 3:21 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

An all-too-familiar story of a charismatic yet self-destructive artist is presented with sympathetic tact — and, better still, a relatively happy ending — in “Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story,” Nc Heikin’s affectionate portrait of the late jazz great once viewed as a musical heir to Charlie “Bird” Parker. The documentary adroitly sustains interest with a standard-issue mix of archival material, interviews with intimates and admirers, actors’ voiceovers and dramatic re-creations. But jazz aficionados and mainstream audiences alike probably will be more captivated by the extended riffs during a 2012 tribute concert performed at San Quentin State Prison — where Frank Morgan (1933-2007) spent a goodly portion of his troubled life.

Although he was the son of another notable musician — guitarist Stanley Morgan of the Ink Spots — young Frank was drawn to Parker while still in his teens as a mentor and father figure. Like Parker, he chose the alto saxophone as his signature instrument, »

- Joe Leydon

Permalink | Report a problem


2015 | 2012 | 2011

1 item from 2015


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners