Listen Up! The Lives of Quincy Jones"Listen Up! The Lives of Quincy Jones." Most modern music lovers know Jones as the man who put the word "super" in Michael Jackson’s star when he produced Jackson’s Thriller album.
- 12Woody Allen has used a lot of jazz in a lot of films. "Midnight in Paris" won him an Academy Award for best original screenplay and just every review of this movie has talked about the jazz score featuring music by Sidney Bechet. Since the film is about a man who goes back in time to the Jazz Age and Allen himself plays jazz, it makes sense that the music is a big part of the story.
- 13This is one of the best biopics on a jazz great that anybody might ever want to check out. The love and passion that director Charlotte Zwerin had for her subject is obvious. 90 Minutes of straight-up bliss.
The Spirit MovesIf you like So You Think You Can Dance or any of the hit STEP UP movies, you wanna check out these jazz-dancing originals.
- 15"Stormy Weather" is a major classic with Fats Waller, Cab Calloway, and gorgeous Lena Horne delivering sweet Golden-age Hollywood tunes for the masses.
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