Alma's Jazzy Marriage | 2004

Produced with Mal Sharpe and Sandra Sharpe
26:40 minutes

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With her sharp memory and wit, Alma Foster, jazz enthusiast and wife of seminal jazz bassist George "Pops" Foster, recalls his beginnings with Louis Armstrong on the river boats in New Orleans, the Golden Age of Jazz in Harlem, the hilarious road trips, and later life and jazz in San Francisco.

Broadcasts
American Public Television - check PBS listings for dates, times & channel numbers (on going)
2009 NPR - Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX, selected clips
KCSM TV - check listings for dates, times & channel numbers (on going)

Festivals and Screenings
2007
Cal State Univ. Monterey Bay, CA Filmmaker in Person
2006
Reel Black Film Festival, Stanford Univ., Palo Alto, CA
10th Annual Black Film Festival, Dallas, TX
2005
Cinema of Jazz Festival, Toronto, Canada
2004
Premiere Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA.
African Diaspora Film Festival, Chicago, IL
Pan African Film Festival, Atlanta, GA
Motor City International Film Festival, Detroit, MI
Roxbury Film Festival, Boston, MA
2004 Independent's Film Festival, Tampa, FL
St. Louis International Film Festival, MO
Jazz in the Fine Arts, The Jazz School, Berkeley, CA