JIMMY McGARY

THE BEST JAZZ YOU NEVER HEARD

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Christopher Braig's 2019 New York Jazz Film Festival award winning film Jimmy McGary The Best Jazz You Never Heard tells the story of a 20th Century American Master.  Jimmy McGary (1926-1993) was a force of nature on the tenor saxophone. Often called "daddy jazz" by those around him he was regarded as the center of jazz saxophone in the region for decades.  THIS FILM IS SUITABLE FOR ALL AUDIENCES (32 mins)

Imagine an A.M. radio station broadcasting jazz, blues and comedy records from sunrise to sunset while floating in the Ohio River.  From 1962 to 2000 the Vontz family brought this gift to the people of Greater Cincinnati and changed the director's life forever.  Welcome to thirty minutes of "The Act of Radio". 

THIS FILM IS SUGGESTED FOR AUDIENCES AGES 14 AND UP (35 mins)

Christopher Braig's 2019 New York Jazz Film Festival award winning film Jimmy McGary The Best Jazz You Never Heard tells the story of a 20th Century American Master.  Jimmy McGary (1926-1993) was a force of nature on the tenor saxophone. Often called "daddy jazz" by those around him he was regarded as the center of jazz saxophone in the region for decades. ‚Äč


JIMMY McGARY

COLECTED RECORDINGS 1968-1988

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