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jazz The Sound of New York, Bilal A documentary by Gloria Rebecchi

A documentary by Gloria Rebecchi

The Sound of New York, Bilal A documentary by Gloria Rebecchi

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"I've been a singer since I was three" is how Bilal begins his profile in the fabulous Sounds of New York documentary series, directed by Gloria Rebecchi. Having grown up with a Muslim father and a Christian mother, he was surrounded by the music of both groups and felt a particular affinity for religious soundscapes. But it was his father who sparked his love for jazz and took him round the clubs of his hometown in Philadelphia. What a life, Bilal thought, living your life in the day and singing for small audiences at night – it was this humble dream that Bilal credits for keeping his sound unique: "I was never shooting for the popular vote." 

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Cast

  • Bilal | Pianist, Singer
  • Ashley Kahn | Speaker

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Gloria Rebecchi
  • Venue: New York (New York, USA)
  • Production date: 2017
  • Production: © Euroarts
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