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Film. ‘Sonny Rollins Beyond the Notes’

With Q and A from Director Dick Fontaine. Sonny Rollins is the only remaining jazz legend who played with Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis and John Coltrane in the Golden Age of Jazz. A complicated introvert and sometimes tortured man who recorded his first album aged 19, his musical journey has been dramatic. out concerts at jazz festivals worldwide. Featuring his extraordinary 80th birthday concert with other jazz legends like Ornette Coleman, Jim Hall and Roy Haynes, this is a must-see film for lovers of music, film artistry and creativity. Dick Fontaine’s usage of archive material, present day shots and Rollins’ music is pure magic.

Event Details

Date: Sunday 30th June 2013| Time: 8:30 PM | Location: Electric Palace
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