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Archive for the ‘Documentary’ Category

  • Pretty As I Wanna Be – The Bernard Purdie Story

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    Bernard Purdie is known as The Worlds most recorded drummer. Although he is best known for being the Funky drummer with James Brown, Purdies session work reads like a Who’s Who of Music.He even has his own drumming style known as – The Purdie...

  • The Secret Of The Bollywood Record Warehouse

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    Even though there are only a handful of records amongst the CDs at the Indian record shop in Toronto. DJ and Beatmaker Drumspeak asked the same questions that DJ Shadow asked at the record store that appeared on the cover of Endtroducing, and they...

  • Thunder Soul – The Kashmere Stage Band

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    This is the story of the Kashmere Stage Band, a bunch of school kids from Houston, Texas who between 1968 and 1977 created some of the dirtiest, nastiest funk music to come out of the southern states. This is also a story that is so good you couldn’t better...

  • We Like It Like That – The Story of Latin Boogaloo

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    In New York City from 1965 to 1970, musicians blended English and Spanish lyrics with Afro-Cuban, jazz, rock and R&B rhythms to create Latin boogaloo. We Like it like that is a project by New York Filmmaker and Writer Mathew Ramirez Warren, who has...

  • Norman Jay and The History of Good Times

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    As it’s the August Bank Holiday weekend, we thought we’d unleash this cool 14 minute video from Strut records. The film documents Thirty years of Norman Jays much loved sound system “Good Times” at the Notting Hill Carnival in...

  • Rap City – Philly Hip-Hop Documentary

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    Rap City is a documentary about the Hip-Hop scene in Philadelphia. The film was made in 1988 by Producers Glenn Holsten and Lisa Marie Russo . It was first broadcast on Philadelphia public televison and has rarely been seen since .Rap City is now on you...

  • Reflections – Sixties Counterculture in Cambridge

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    Interesting film about the Cambridge counterculture by Alexandros Papathanasiou. Seven local interviewees recall memories such as Syd Barrett playing at a wedding reception, Mods and rockers meeting by the Mill pond, Vietnam war protests and the beginning of...

  • 1991 Acid Jazz Film with Giles Peterson and Others

    • 3324 Views • 1990s, Documentary, MusicComments Off on 1991 Acid Jazz Film with Giles Peterson and Others

    This little gem has just popped up on Vimeo. A Cool 30 minute film about Acid Jazz from over 20 years ago. The film features interviews with Gilles Peterson, Eddie Piller, Snowboy, James Taylor, Paul Bradshaw and Brand New Heavies...

  • Caffe Reggio New York City

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    It’s Coffee break time with VOEA. This short video documents the history of Caffe Reggio, the oldest Cafe in New York City. Since it opened in Greenwich Village in 1927 it’s had everyone from the beat generation writer Jack Keroauc to Mr Huggy...

  • Compared to What? Eugene McDaniels Tribute

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    The President, he’s got his war, Folks don’t know just what it’s for, Nobody gives us rhyme or reason,Have one doubt, they call it treason Compared to what – Eugene Booker McDaniels...