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Toronto Jazz

Toronto Jazz

| 26 min

This short documentary profiles the mid-century Toronto jazz scene through the eyes of acclaimed filmmaker Don Owen (Nobody Waved Good-bye). The film features prominent acts from what was then regarded as the third-largest jazz centre in North America, including the Lenny Breau trio, the Don Thompson Quintet and the Alf Jones Quartet. Jazz lovers will relish this inside look at the creativity, hard work, improvisation, and stylization of these talented musicians.

  • director
    Don Owen
  • producer
    Roman Kroitor
  • executive producer
    Tom Daly
  • camera
    Guy Borremans
  • sound
    Roger Hart
  • editing
    Guy L. Coté
    Don Owen
  • sound editing
    Karl Duplessis
    Ron Alexander


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