d. Steffan Immler, c. Esperanza Spalding, Eric Lewis, Ravi Coltraine, USA, 2012, 93 mins
Guest: Stefan Immler (Director), Silvina Gattica (Associate Producer)
Free Film Friday Sponsor: Meritrust
Txtwrks Audience Award Keyword: ear1, ear2, ear3, ear4, ear5
OXYGEN FOR THE EARS: LIVING JAZZ is an award winning documentary film about jazz music, its players, its followers, its past and its promising future. 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, the film takes viewers on an emotional journey through historic and present-day jazz moments.