Presented by Universal Music Group
This title will be available from May 20th to June 7th, 2020 at 12:00AM
Manship Theatre is thrilled to partner with Universal Music Group to bring you the new film UP FROM THE STREETS, available to stream starting May 20th. You can even purchase film passes as a gift to send to friends and family! A portion of the proceeds will go to support Manship Theatre as well as the The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s Music Relief Fund.
*Special LIVE Q&A via ZOOM with Terence Blanchard, director Michael Murphy, and Ben Jaffe, Creative Director of Preservation Hall on May 26 at 9pm ET/6pm PT. Stay tuned for updates.
Synopsis: Tip your hat to jazz music and the recently cancelled annual Jazz Fest in New Orleans with Michael Murphy's omnibus celebration of the music that shaped the culture of New Orleans in UP FROM THE STREETS.
Four-time Grammy winner Terence Blanchard serves as executive producer, music director and host for the film.The film features personal reflections from New Orleans’ most impactful musicians including, but not limited to, Terence Blanchard, Harry Connick, Jr, Wynton Marsalis, Mannie Fresh, Dr. Michael White, and commentary by national and international musicians along with archival and newly filmed performances by iconic artists such as Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint and The Neville Brothers.
“Smart, lively...a fine primer on the Crescent City and its impact on the sound of the 20th century (the 21st, too)."
The Boston Globe
“There’s undeniable pleasure in beholding so much New Orleans music-making and analysis of how and why it came to be.”
The Chicago Tribune
"The chaotic joy of a brass band strolling down a French Quarter street, attracting people of all stripes to come together and celebrate life, if only for a while."
Director: Michael Murphy
Featuring: Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, Harry Connick Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Jason Marsalis, Bonnie Raitt, Keith Richards, Sting, Robert Plant, Aaron Neville