FILM | “Body and Soul: An American Bridge”

By September 20, 2017
When:
December 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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2017-12-17T15:30:00-05:00
Where:
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St
Amherst, MA 01002
USA
Cost:
$4 for students / $6 for members / $8 general admission

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.