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Up From the Streets - New Orleans: The City of Music

Special LIVE Q&A via ZOOM with Terence Blanchard and director Michael Murphy at 7pm ET on Saturday, May 16.

Up From the Streets - New Orleans: The City of Music

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Special LIVE Q&A via ZOOM with Terence Blanchard and director Michael Murphy at 7pm ET on Saturday, May 16.

For every ticket sold, $2 will be donated to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation COVID-19 relief fund

Check out our podcast episode from May 19, 2020 about this movie

Tip your hat to jazz music and the recently cancelled annual Jazz Fest in New Orleans with Michael Murphy's omnibus celebration of the music that shaped the culture of New Orleans in UP FROM THE STREETS.

Four-time Grammy winner Terence Blanchard serves as executive producer, music director and host for the film.The film features personal reflections from New Orleans’ most impactful musicians including, but not limited to, Terence Blanchard, Harry Connick, Jr, Wynton Marsalis, Mannie Fresh, Dr. Michael White, and commentary by national and international musicians along with archival and newly filmed performances by iconic artists such as Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint and The Neville Brothers.

Up From the Streets - New Orleans: The City of Music

$12

Available Fri May 15–Thu July 23, Virtual Screening Room

USA, 2019, in English, Color, 104 min, 1.78 : 1 / (high definition)

Director: Michael Murphy, Cast: Terence Blanchard, Ben Jaffe, Delfeayo Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Aaron Neville

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