Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

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    Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

    Directed by

    Switzerland, USA

    2018

    85 min

    • English

    Documentary

    The film explores the vision behind the iconic American jazz record label. Since 1939, Blue Note artists have been encouraged to push creative boundaries in search of uncompromising expressions. Through current recording sessions, rare archive and conversations with iconic Blue Note artists, the film reveals an intimate perspective of a legacy that continues to be vital in today’s political climate.

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Herbie Hancock
    Wayne Shorter
    Robert Glasper
    Don Was
    Norah Jones
    Screenplay
    Sophie Huber
    Cinematography
    Shane Sigler
    Patrick Lindenmaier
    Editing
    Russell Greene
    Production
    MIRA FILM GMBH
    Production
    SCHWEIZER RADIO UND FERNSEHEN SRF
    Production
    RTS RADIO TELEVISION SUISSE
    Production
    ISOTOPE FILMS
    Production
    EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT
    Production
    TELECLUB AG
    Sales
    EAGLE ROCK FILMS

    Press

    A pleasant look into the music label that changed jazz forever.

    Nathanael Hood, The Young Folks

    Sophie Huber

    Sophie Huber

    Switzerland

    Sophie Huber was born in Bern, Switzerland. After studying acting at The Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles, she worked as a performer for several theater and film productions in Switzerland and Germany. Huber then co-founded Berlin Film Collective Hangover Ltd. She co-wrote and co-directed and composed music for all the Hangover Ltd. films.

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