Dec
17
Sun
FILM | “Body and Soul: An American Bridge” @ Yiddish Book Center
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The early performance history of the jazz standard “Body and Soul.” Composed by Johnny Green in 1929, the song was introduced on Broadway by Jewish torch singer Libby Holman; trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong ushered the song into the jazz canon the following year.

USA, 2016, 58 mins., directed by Robert Philipson, English.