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It is the first proper retrospective review of the Finland-jazz on DVD reflecting the Finland-jazz pioneer, and the "grand old man of" Eero Koivistoinen an incredibly broad and diverse career for over 40 years. 3 hours 20 minutes of video, audio, and before the show brilliant and glorious music.


A film by OLIVIER KOWALSKI. Django Reinhardt, the Roma genius, born to Gypsy parents in 1910, is considered by many to be the single most important guitarist in the entire history of jazz.


A chronological look at the life and career of jazz musician, composer, and performer Dave Brubeck (1920- ), presented through contemporary interviews, archival footage of interviews and performances, and commentary by family, fellow musicians, and aficionados. It was directed and produced by Bruce Ricker with Clint Eastwood as executive producer for Turner Classic Movies (TCM) to commemorate Brubeck's 90th birthday in December 2010.


American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film tells the fictional story, set in the 1930s, of a real life jazz guitarist Emmet Ray (played by Sean Penn) who regards himself as the second greatest guitarist in the world (after jazz icon Django Reinhardt) who falls in love with a mute woman (Samantha Morton). The film also stars Uma Thurman and Anthony LaPaglia. Penn and Morton both received Oscar nominations, for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress respectively.


Musical drama film starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, and Spike Lee, who also directed.[1] It follows a period in the life of fictional jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (played by Washington) as a series of bad decisions result in his jeopardizing both his relationships and his playing career.

American documentary film about the turbulent life and career of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker written and directed by Bruce Weber. Let's Get Lost had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 1988.

The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.American biographical film, produced and directed by Clint Eastwood of a screenplay written by Joel Oliansky. The film is a tribute to the life and music of jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker. It is constructed as a montage of scenes from Parker's life, from his childhood in Kansas City, through his early death at the age of 34.

American-French musical drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier and written by Tavernier and David Rayfiel. It stars Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet and Herbie Hancock. Martin Scorsese, Philippe Noiret and Wayne Shorter.


6 amateur musicians accept an offer to play a 2-week gig in the Catskills. When the bass player suddenly falls ill, they recruit a genuine pro to fill in. As they embark on the opportunity of a lifetime, dreams and reality begin to collide. Just an honest little film about the reality of the music business and the people in it. Forget the Hollywood interpretations of famous composers and show biz personalities. This movie tells it like it really is.