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Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes (2018)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Music | 14 June 2019 (USA)
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A revelatory, thrilling and emotional journey behind the scenes of Blue Note Records, the pioneering label that gave voice to some of the finest jazz artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Sophie Huber

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Sophie Huber
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ambrose Akinmusire Ambrose Akinmusire ... Himself
Art Blakey ... Himself (archive footage)
Clifford Brown Clifford Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
John Coltrane ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Cuscuna Michael Cuscuna ... Himself
Miles Davis ... Himself (archive footage)
Lou Donaldson Lou Donaldson ... Himself
Robert Glasper ... Himself
Herbie Hancock ... Himself
Derrick Hodge ... Himself
Norah Jones ... Herself
Kendrick Lamar ... Himself (voice)
Keith Lewis ... Himself
Meade 'Lux' Lewis Meade 'Lux' Lewis ... Himself (archive footage)
Alfred Lion Alfred Lion ... Himself (voice) (archive footage)
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A revelatory, thrilling and emotional journey behind the scenes of Blue Note Records, the pioneering label that gave voice to some of the finest jazz artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Country:

Switzerland

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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$41,079
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Mira Film, isotopefilms See more »
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1.85 : 1
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A riff through jazz 'n' blues history
8 June 2019 | by ian-39125See all my reviews

Well made doco' that explains the roots of hip hop, the passion of jazz muso's and the record label founders that recorded them for the love of the music and self expression. You don't have to be a jazz or blues fan to enjoy it but I'm sure it helps. It's a trip from the '20s through to the present. If you don't get jazz, there's a chance you just might after seeing this movie.


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