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Ray Charles was commemorated on September 23, 2013, his 83rd birthday, with a United States Postal Service Music Icons Forever ® Stamp. Concord Records celebrates the occasion with the release of Ray Charles Forever, a deluxe CD/DVD collection on September 24th

Jazzy soundtrack for Blue Jasmine. Woody Allen stick to jazz with   Louis Armstrong ( Back O'Town Blues), Sidney Bechet et Mezz Mezzrow (House Party ) and   King Oliver (West And Blues) and a remake of   Blue Moon


The reappearance of this film, now digitized, led to astonishing hostility towards his memory. This film is an eloquent testimony of what represented Hugues Panassié for the greatest musicians of his time.  



The film based on the 1957 novel by Jack Kerouac and produced by Francis Ford Coppola will be premiering at the Cannes Film Festival.

On the Road stars Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Alicia Braga, Danny Morgan and Elisabeth Moss.

The 5 oscars movie in DVD from March 14, 2012. Among the bonus, there is a Making-Of the five Oscars film in which we discover how Jean Dujardin and Berenice became   tap dancers. In his audio commentary, Michel Hazanavicius insist on the place of music in "The Artist". Another bonus: backstage recordings of the soundtrack with commentary by composer Ludovic Bource .

Cab Calloway: Sketches   (Cab Calloway, le dandy de Harlem) a film by Gail Levin and Jean-Francois Pitet.

Here is the Clint Eastwood documentary, Straight, No Chaser on the life and times of Monk. This exemplary documentary about seminal jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk reaps the benefits of multiple blessings, including the skilled editorial hand of director Charlotte Zwerin and the patronage of executive producer (and erstwhile jazz pianist) Clint Eastwood.

An overview of Petrucciani's life and career as well as the many aspects of his complex personality -- raconteur, clown, womanizer, virtuoso musician, handicapped adult trapped in a tiny body.