Blog Swing Into Summer with Jazz-Inspired Films and Performances at the Jacob Burns Film Center

Posted May 3, 2019

Pleasantville, NY – May 1, 2019 – The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country, announces the return of their annual series Jazz Sessions: Beyond the Notes, now in its 11th year.  From May 29–June 19, the JBFC will screen an assortment of films that look at jazz from the inside out, reflecting on how the genre has enriched our culture and image abroad and paved the way for the future of music. These films look at how a world-famous war photographer, an Esquire magazine art director, politicians, and two German immigrants in search of “schwing” all helped shape the jazz musician’s journey in America.

Jazz Sessions: Beyond the Notes is sponsored by Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan. The JBFC Member pre-sale for Jazz Sessions begins Tuesday, May 7 at noon; tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, May 10 at noon.


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