U.S. PREMIERE AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 31, 2014
The Breath Courses Through Us(2013) is a documentary film about the early 1960s avant-garde jazz group, the New York Art Quartet. The film focuses on the group’s 35-year reunion, while reaching back through their recollections of their foundations and innovative musical ideas. The year 2014 is the 50th anniversary of this group, and a revolutionary period in jazz music, which declared its existence in the October Revolution in Jazz, in October 1964.
featuring: John Tchicai, Roswell Rudd, Milford Graves, Reggie Workman, and Amiri Baraka
with: Steve Lacy, Pierre Dørge, Ben Young
guests: Evan Patrick, Verna Gillis, Lois Graves, Thurston Moore, David Murray, Maya Milenovic Workman, Margaret Naber, Yolo Tchicai