Northampton Jazz Festival, Film
June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes explores the life and music of the legendary drummer, composer, bandleader, and social activist through a remarkable series of creative peaks, struggles, and personal reinventions—from the Jim Crow era to the Civil Rights years, surveying the heady days of post-war modern jazz to hip hop and beyond.
We are honored to have an exclusive East Coast screening of this remarkable film that explores the life and music of the legendary drummer, composer, bandleader, and social activist. We will welcome multi award-winning director Sam Pollard along with NEPM’s Tom Reney to lead the discussion following the screening.
Northampton Center for the Arts, 33 Hawley St.
Reception: 6:00 PM, with wine & cheese
Film Showing: 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Q & A Session: 9:00 PM, with Director Sam Pollard and NEPM’s Jazz a la Mode Host, Tom Reney
Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door
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