The Gathering: Roots & Branches of L.A. Jazz @ PAFF [Special - Sunday Matinee]
DESCRIPTION The Gathering: Roots & Branches of Los Angeles Jazz chronicles a multi-generational music project started in 2005 by Jesse Sharps, one of the bandleaders of Horace Tapscott's Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra. The film features a stellar cast of players, including some of the hottest emerging talents from the area. It focuses on the Leimert Park district and progressive (J)azz scene of Los Angeles, covering the history of the music & the long tradition of community elders guiding the young, up & coming players on the scene. It features some extraordinary performances by local legends Azar Lawrence, Dwight Trible, Kamau Daáood, Michael Session, Ndugu Chancler & Phil Ranelin along w/ rising stars Brandon Coleman, Kamasi Washington, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson & Randal Fisher.
♪ During this 1st week of the PAFF festival, Jesse will be leading a group of musicians in a concert at The World Stage in Leimert Park on Fri., Feb. 14th, 9pm. (see individual listings; 2/13 - Debut screening w/ Director Tom Paige & Executive Producer/Bandleader Jesse Sharps in Q&A. Additionally, (2) special Su. only movie screenings; 2/16 @ 11:35AM & 2/23 @ 9:35PM)
thegatheringjazzfilm.com; cinemark.com/movies/the-gathering-roots-branches-of-los-angeles-jazz-paff?rclick=0&showDate=2020-02-13; theworldstage.org
Sunday, February 16, 2020
START TIME 11:35am
END TIME 1:00pm
Cinemark Baldwin Hills
3650 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.