The Jazzman is a journey through the life of jazz drummer John Kaddly as he struggles to make a name for himself in the shadow of his jazz musician father.

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The Jazzman is a journey through the life of jazz drummer John Kaddly as he struggles to make a name for himself in the shadow of his jazz musician father.

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Average Canadian Film
20 November 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I typically enjoy Canadian films however I cannot really recommend The Jazzman because I find the acting (particularly Corey Sevier) poor for the most part. I also find the storyline not well developed, I found it too sparse. I realize there must have been a tight budget but the overall cinematography seems constrained and narrowly focused to me. I never felt a connection to the actors or the story while watching.

I do agree that the music was great and in some cases superb and that it helps the movie become more palatable. I think the storyline can be re-interpreted and possibly reworked for a remake of this movie that will make it a bigger success.


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