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Rising Above the Blues: The Story of Jimmy Scott (2012)

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In Rising Above The Blues we meet 85 year old singer Jimmy Scott, an artist who has had profound influence on the world of jazz and pop, but was never recognized by a wider audience. The ... See full summary »

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Jimmy Scott
Madeleine Peyroux
David Ritz ...
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Arturo Sandoval
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Kenny Barron
Marco Beacco
Oscar Castro-Neves
Peter Erskine
Terry Gibbs
Ralf Kemper
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Tommy LiPuma
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In Rising Above The Blues we meet 85 year old singer Jimmy Scott, an artist who has had profound influence on the world of jazz and pop, but was never recognized by a wider audience. The document takes us on a musical journey through Scott's moving life story, in which international artists like Joe Pesci, Quincy Jones, James Moody come along for the ride. This is a moving film about an unknown icon of music history - a man who never gave up hoping and dreaming. Written by Anonymous

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