History of Jazz: Oxygen For The Ears

History of Jazz: Oxygen For The Ears

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An award-winning documentary chronicling the rise of jazz music, its players, its followers, its past and what the future holds told from the landmark of Washington, D.C.

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SYNOPSIS

An award-winning documentary chronicling the rise of jazz music, its players, its followers, its past and what the future holds told from the landmark of Washington, D.C. The film shows how jazz history was made and continues to be made in the capital today. Through rare recordings and revealing interviews with jazz giants like Esperanza Spalding, Billy Taylor, Buck Hill, Butch Warren, Eric Lewis, Chuchito Valdes, among many others, Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz takes the viewers on an emotional journey through historic and present-day jazz moments.


TECH SPECS

Runtime: 93 minutes
Format: 1:78 HD
Sound: Dolby SR
Genre: Music Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Website: www.OxygenfortheEars.com


CAST & CREW

Directed by Stefan Immler
Starring: Esperanza Spaulding, Tamika Love Jones, Thelonious Monk, Donvonte McCoy, Ravi Coltrane, Joe Byrd, Eric Lewis, Dr. Billy Taylor, Chuchito Valdes


AWARDS, FESTIVALS, PUBLICITY

Winner Best US Documentary — Manhattan International Film Festival 
Winner Best Music Documentary — World Music and Independent Film Festival 
Winner Award of Merit — Lucerne International Film Festival 
Winner Award of Merit — The Indie Fest 2012
Finalist Best Music Documentary — Park City Film Music Festival 
Runner-Up People’s Choice Award — San Francisco Black Film Festival
Official Selection — NorthHampton International Film Festival
Official Selection — Edmonton International Film Festival
Official Selection — Utopia International Film Festival
Official Selection – White Sands International Film Festival
Official Selection – Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
Official Selection – Reel Independent Film Extravaganza Fest
Official Selection – Roxbury International Film Festival

Award-winning History of Jazz: Oxygen for the Ears documentary featuring jazz giants Esperanza Spalding, Thelonius Monk, and many more to debut on URBAN MOVIE CHANNEL.
PR Newswire

“A rich kaleidoscope of music, voices, history, talent, momentum, emotional colours, and potential, as rich and diverse a celebration as jazz itself!”
GIG City Edmonton

“First feature film that tells the story of the vibrant DC jazz community!”
WPFW Radio

Edward ‘Butch’ Warren, a legendary Blue Note bassist featured in “Oxygen for the Ears” dies at 74
Washington Post

“should find a welcome place in the collections of jazz aficionados” The Hollywood Reporter