Jazz à la Mode Film Series

With expert commentary by NEPR Jazz à la Mode Host Tom Reney.  Presented in collaboration with New England Public Radio.  Live jazz music opens the evening.

TRADITION IS A TEMPLE

Monday, April 28 @ 7:00pm

Contemporary New Orleans jazz musicians discuss their childhood introductions to music in Baptist churches and through local traditions like second line (parades) and Jazz Funerals, and the role of Danny Barker in keeping traditional New Orleans Jazz alive through the 70’s and 80’s.

 

 

JIM HALL: A LIFE IN PROGRESS

Monday, June 2 @ 7:00pm

Filmmaker Bruce Ricker alternates between vintage performance footage of Jim Hall playing alongside such greats as Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk while simultaneously exploring the creation of Hall's 1998 album By Arrangement.