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Posts Tagged ‘Thelonius Monk’

Free Screening of “In My Mind” at Art of Cool Music Festival, April 26

Free Screening of "In My Mind" at Art of Cool Music Festival, April 26

In My Mind, called “a masterpiece of music documentary craft” by Slant magazine, was directed by Center for Documentary Studies instructor Gary Hawkins; it was filmed as part of his Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking Course in the spring of 2009, with students participating in the shooting. The feature documentary will screen as part of the 2014 Art of Cool Festival in […]


Party in Hillsborough, North Carolina, Celebrates the Jazz Loft Project, July 27

Party in Hillsborough, North Carolina, Celebrates the Jazz Loft Project, July 27

At a Last Friday event in Hillsborough, North Carolina, the arts/photography publishing organization Daylight will host a Jazz Loft Project party at the Daylight Project Space, featuring music until dusk, a multimedia screening, selected audio recordings, and a short presentation by Jazz Loft Project director Sam Stephenson. Refreshments will be served; the event is free […]


The Jazz Loft Project Exhibition Makes Its West Coast Debut at the Museum of Photographic Arts

The Jazz Loft Project: W. Eugene Smith in New York City, 1957-1965, an award-winning exhibition of photographs and recordings of some of the jazz world’s greatest musicians and underground jam session artists, will make its fourth stop at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego; the show opens May 19 and runs through October 7, 2012. The […]


“In My Mind” Film Screenings: Minneapolis (10/16) and Seattle (11/1)

In My Mind, a film from the Center for Documentary Studies, has been invited to screen at two film festivals this fall: October 16, 2011 Sound Unseen Minneapolis, Minnesota November 1, 2011 Northwest Film Forum’s Earshot Jazz Film Festival Seattle, Washington In My Mind Director: Gary Hawkins, Producer: Emily LaDue, Executive Producer: Tom Rankin In […]


Watch a Clip from “In My Mind” (“In My Mind”)

Watch a Clip from "In My Mind" ("In My Mind")

“In My Mind” is a segment from In My Mind, a new film from the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University documenting Jason Moran and the Big Bandwagon’s 2009 original interpretation of Thelonious Monk’s 1959 Town Hall performance. In My Mind was filmed as part of Gary Hawkins’ Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking Course at […]


Watch a Clip from “In My Mind” (“Not His Hands!”)

Watch a Clip from "In My Mind" ("Not His Hands!")

“Not His Hands!” is a segment from In My Mind, a new film from the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University documenting Jason Moran and the Big Bandwagon’s 2009 original interpretation of Thelonious Monk’s 1959 Town Hall performance. In My Mind was filmed as part of Gary Hawkins’ Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking Course at […]


Watch an Opening Clip From “In My Mind”

Watch an Opening Clip From "In My Mind"

The opening clip from In My Mind, a new film from the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University documenting Jason Moran and the Big Bandwagon’s 2009 original interpretation of Thelonious Monk’s 1959 Town Hall performance. Director: Gary Hawkins Producer: Emily LaDue Director of Photography: Steve Milligan Executive Producer: Tom Rankin In My Mind […]


“In My Mind” (“In My Mind” Clip)

"In My Mind" ("In My Mind" Clip)

“In My Mind” is a segment from In My Mind, a new film from the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University documenting Jason Moran and the Big Bandwagon’s 2009 original interpretation of Thelonious Monk’s 1959 Town Hall performance. Director: Gary Hawkins Producer: Emily LaDue Director of Photography: Steve Milligan Executive Producer: Tom Rankin […]


“In My Mind” (“Not His Hands!” Clip)

"In My Mind" ("Not His Hands!" Clip)

“Not His Hands!” is a segment from In My Mind, a new film from the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University documenting Jason Moran and the Big Bandwagon’s 2009 original interpretation of Thelonious Monk’s 1959 Town Hall performance. Director: Gary Hawkins Producer: Emily LaDue Director of Photography: Steve Milligan Executive Producer: Tom Rankin […]


Gary Hawkins Named One of “Top Ten Leaders in Learning” by Variety Magazine

Gary Hawkins Named One of “Top Ten Leaders in Learning” by Variety Magazine

Variety magazine recently named Center for Documentary Studies instructor Gary Hawkins as one of its “top ten leaders in learning.” Hawkins teaches documentary film production at CDS and frequently collaborates with students on projects. Hawkins’s In My Mind, which premiered at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in April 2010, involved CDS Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking […]


Jason Moran Wins MacArthur Fellowship

Jason Moran Wins MacArthur Fellowship

Longtime Jazz Loft Project collaborator and friend Jason Moran has won a MacArthur Fellowship, an award given to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction. “Jason Moran is a pianist, composer, and bandleader who mines a variety of musical styles to create adventurous, […]


“In My Mind” Film

"In My Mind" Film

In My Mind Director: Gary Hawkins, Producer: Emily LaDue, Executive Producer: Tom Rankin In My Mind, a new film from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, traces the creation and performance of jazz pianist Jason Moran’s original interpretation of Thelonious Monk’s legendary performance at New York City’s Town Hall in 1959. Deeply inspired […]


“In My Mind” World Premiere

"In My Mind" World Premiere

April Jazz Loft Events at the New York Public Library

April Jazz Loft Events at the New York Public Library

April 2010 Jazz Loft Project Related Events at the New York Public Library “Hall Overton: Out of the Shadows” Wednesday, April 14, 2010 6 p.m. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center Bruno Walter Auditorium 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street For information, call (212) 642-0142 The […]


Thelonious Monk At Town Hall, 1959: 50th Anniversary Concerts At Town Hall, New York City

Thelonious Monk At Town Hall, 1959: 50th Anniversary Concerts At Town Hall, New York City

Town Hall box office, February 27, 2009. 123 W 43rd Street, New York City. Photograph by Frank Hunter. Presented by Duke Performances and The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University February 26–27, 2009 This fiftieth anniversary celebration of Thelonious Monk’s historic Town Hall concert grew out of a six-week, 18-event series in 2007, “Following […]