The MSPIFF is screening two jazz films that you might want to catch during the Festival.
Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past
Directors: Dave Davidson and Amber Edwards
Screenings: Friday, April 21 2:40 p.m. Sunday, April 23 2:30 p.m.
Celebrating one of jazz music’s most iconic performers, Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past is a rich portrait of a musician who also happens to be one of the most valuable archivists and historians in America
Bill Frisell: A Portrait
Director: Emma Franz
Screenings: Monday, April 24, 6:45 p.m. Friday, April 28, 4:30 p.m.
This documentary is a warm and insightful look at the man who revolutionized jazz guitar, and whose contributions to some of the best albums by better-known performers are legendary (not to mention his own catalogue of 45 LPs).
Bill Frisell will introduce Emma Franz’s film and do a post-screening Q & A on April 24