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Chops

Chops (2007)

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Release Date: Apr 30, 2007 Wide

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Each year the best high school jazz bands from across the United States compete at the prestigious Essentially Ellington Festival. Hosted by Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, this high-profile event offers an impressive preview of emerging jazz talents. In this documentary, filmmaker Brice Broder turns his lens on one Florida band who might just have what it takes to hit all the right notes and take home top honors at the world renowned jazz festival. ~ Jason Buchanan,

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Inspiring documentary about high school jazz musicians.

May 31, 2012 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
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Anyone who wonders why jazz and the movies are often called the quintessential American arts should check out Bruce Broder's exhilarating documentary about high school jazz bands.

September 11, 2009 Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun
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