Weekend Picks

Autumn and jazz- is there a more inviting combination of season and song? This week we have a film that explores more than just the art of the liner note, in “The Pleasures of Being Out of Step”, the story of legendary journalist and jazz critic, Nat Hentoff.  Though it’s not on our shelves just yet, keep an eye out for “Amy”, and discover why Amy Winehouse truly belongs in the pantheon of jazz singers.

The Pleasures of Being Out of Step

Nat Hentoff is one of the enduring voices of the last 65 years, a writer who championed jazz as an art form and who also led the rise of ‘alternative’ journalism in America. This unique documentary wraps the themes of liberty, identity and free expression around a historical narrative that stretches from the Great Depression to the Patriot Act.

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Amy

The incredible story of six-time Grammy winner Amy Winehouse – in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archival footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving, and vital film shines a light on our culture and the world we live in today.

Trailer

Jazz Icons Series

You do you know that we have these, right? The Jazz Icons series captures only the rarest, most intimate performances from some of the most musically important artists of our time. The audio and video quality of this collection is simply gorgeous, making each disc a sensory delight.

Weekend Picks

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