Imagine the Sound
1981, Not rated, 90 min. Directed by Ron Mann.
Films of Ron Mann: Canadian documentarian Ron Mann (Grass, Comic Book Confidential) filmed this profile of four jazz avant-gardists in the early Eighties. Included are performances by Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, Bill Dixon, and Paul Bley. The film attempts to create with celluloid the kinds of abstractions and constructs created by the jazz form itself. Read a full review of Imagine the Sound.
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