Nathan East: For The Record

Documentary | Feature | 1 hour 25 min

Nathan East For The Record is a documentary film that takes viewers behind-the-scenes as one of the most influential bass players in modern music recorded his debut solo album last year. His long-awaited solo album (released in March) spent four weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz Album chart and 34 weeks in the top position on smoothjazz.com.


For The Record also chronicles Nathan’s three decade plus career from when he hit the road age 16 with Barry White, his session and touring work across musical genres and membership in the legendary jazz quartet Fourplay. The film features interviews with many of the musicians he’s worked with including Clapton, Phil Collins, Lionel Richie, Quincy Jones, Vince Gill, Herbie Hancock, Don Was and more.

About the Artist


Chris Gero

Chris Gero is an Emmy award-winning, GRAMMY-nominated American music industry executive, concert producer, record producer, artist relations executive, songwriter, award-winning film director and composer and the founder and vice president of Yamaha Entertainment Group of America. Gero is responsible for the management and branding of Yamaha’s global roster, having signed more than 3,600 artists to contract to date. Gero oversees Yamaha’s artist collaborations, including Elton John, Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney, Norah Jones, Josh Groban, Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, John Legend, and Ben Folds.

 

Director

Chris Gero

Writer

Sarah Bachler

Editor

Spencer Glover  

Thursday, February 23, 2017

African American Museum of Southern Illinois

5pm-7pm

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