now streaming on TVO in Canada
Festival premiere Toronto International Jazz Festival June 28 2018
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. He contributed mightily to the international transmission of jazz, America’s greatest gift to world culture.
List of screenings:
May 29 2018 Leaside Public Library, Toronto (private screening)
June 28, 2018 World Premiere, Toronto Jazz Festival
August 26, 2018 South Grey Museum, Flesherton, ON
October 26, 2018 University of Toronto, Jazz Master Class