A journey in jazz
A DOCUMENTARY FILM ON SCOTS CANADIAN MUSICIAN JIM GALLOWAY AND THE EVOLUTION OF JAZZ.
Jim Galloway - A Journey in Jazz chronicles the amazing Scotsman who adopted Canada as a young man and then carved out an international career as saxophonist and jazz impresario.
Like Charlie Parker, he played with the great Jay McShann. He played with awesome Count Basie veteran Buddy Tate. He co-founded the Toronto Jazz Festival and was its artistic director for decades. He was also an accomplished broadcaster and print journalist.
Jim Galloway was born in Dalry, Scotland. He graduated from the Glasgow School of Art with a degree in graphic design.
Jim Galloway - A Journey in Jazz was filmed in Dalry, Glasgow, Kansas City, New York, Toronto and Vienna following the path of Galloway's extraordinary career.
Director/producer: James Cullingham
Editor: Deborah Palloway
Photography & Post Production Supervisor: Igal Hecht
Executive producers: James Cullingham, Anne Page Galloway and Mark Jones
Produced with the creative participation of the School of Creative Arts and Animation and the School of Media Seneca College, Toronto
Produced in association with TVO
For screenings and distribution contact Tamarack Productions
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