A journey in jazz
now streaming on TVO in Canada
Festival premiere Toronto International Jazz Festival June 28 2018
Upcoming screening UofT Jazz Master Class October 26 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.
Director/producer: James Cullingham
Editor: Deborah Palloway CCE
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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