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American Rapstar (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Justin Staple)
An exploration of the SoundCloud rap phenomenon, a scene of troubled, young, lo-fi rappers that has emerged within the last few years.
The Brothers (Los Hermanos) (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Marcia Jarmel, Ken Schneider)
Brothers and gifted musicians, pianist Aldo and violinist Ilmar were separated during childhood after Ilmar left their native Cuba to study abroad, beginning a lifetime of being physically apart, yet alway connected by music.
Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane McGowan (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Julien Temple; Writer: Julien Temple; Stars: Shane MacGowan)
Documentary about The Pogues frontman.
In My Own Time: A Portrait Of Karen Dalton (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Robert Yapkowitz, Richard Peete)
Profile of blues and folk singer Karen Dalton.
Ronnie's (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Oliver Murray; Writer: Oliver Murray; Stars: Mel Brooks, Quincy Jones, Kyle Eastwood, Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Chet Baker, Michael Parkinson, Van Morrison, Buddy Rich, Sarah Vaughan, Cleo Laine, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson)
A chronicle of the life of saxophonist Ronnie Scott, from poor, Jewish kid growing up in 1940s East End, London to the owner of the legendary night club, Ronnie’s.
Tiny Tim - King For A Day (Country: Croatia, Norway, Sweden, US; Year: 2020; Director: Johan von Sydow; Writer: Martin Daniel; Stars: Richard Barone, Weird A Yankovic, Wavy Gravy, Tommy James, Konas Mekas, DA Pennabaker)
A documentary portrait of one of the oddest careers in showbiz.
Universe (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Nick Capezzera, Sam Osborn; Stars: Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Felipe Luciano, Vince Wilburn Jr., Phil Schaap, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Felipe Luciano, Vince Wilburn Jr., Phil Schaap)
When Wallace Roney recovers "The Universe Compositions," an orchestral jazz suite written in 1968 and left unrecorded by his mentor Miles Davis, he inherits the missing link in the history of jazz and must confront his own demons in order to step out of his mentor's shadow.
Zappa (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Alex Winter; Writer: Alex Winter; Stars: Steve Vai, Frank Zappa, Pamela Des Barres, Gail Zappa, Ian Underwood, Ruth Underwood, David Harrington, Scott Thunes, Mike Keneally, Ray White, Bunk Gardner, Steve Vai, Frank Zappa, Pamela Des Barres, Gail Zappa)
Portrait of the maverick musician.
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