Imagine the Sound

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  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 1981
  • Running time: 91 min
Imagine the Sound is a 1981 Canadian documentary film about free jazz, directed by Ron Mann. It features interviews with and musical and dramatic performances by pianist Cecil Taylor, saxophonist Archie Shepp, trumpeter Bill Dixon and pianist Paul Bley. read more
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Imagine the Sound is a 1981 Canadian documentary film about free jazz, directed by Ron Mann. It features interviews with and musical and dramatic performances by pianist Cecil Taylor, saxophonist Archie Shepp, trumpeter Bill Dixon and pianist Paul Bley. The film has been digitally restored and was screened at the 2007 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. It was filmed in Toronto. The interviews are conducted by Bill Smith.

Original Release

08/24/1981

US Release

03/12/2007

Cast

Paul Bley Himself / Self
Bill Dixon Himself / Self
Archie Shepp Himself / Self
Cecil Taylor Himself / Self
Kenny Werner Self / Himself
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ron Mann

Cast

Paul Bley Himself / Self
Bill Dixon Himself / Self
Archie Shepp Himself / Self
Cecil Taylor Himself / Self
Kenny Werner Self / Himself

Producers

Ron Mann Producer
Bill Smith Producer

Editors

Sonya Polonsky

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