‘They Died Before 40’ Highlights Unknown Jazz Greats

April 4, 2018

The new film “They Died Before 40” examines the jazz greats that had passed before they reached the age of 40, many of which are still relatively unknown.

Some featured musicians include Bix Beiderbecke, Charlie Parker, Herschel Evans, Jo Jones, Bunny Berigan, Chick Webb, Fats Waller, Charlie Christian, Jimmy Blanton, Clifford Brown and Chu Berry.

The trailer can be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/253308563

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