Directed by Judy Chaikin. With Marian McPartland, Herbie Hancock, et al. The history of jazz is expanded in this eye-opening, crowd-pleasing documentary that surveys some of the all girl bands—and the women sax and horn players and drummers—who found themselves marginalized by their male counterparts for decades. “Everything a worthwhile documentary should be, and then some: engaging, informative, thorough and brimming with delightful characters.” –N.Y. Times.
USA, 2011, color, Blu-ray, 81 or 87 min.
Admission is $9; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, and students $7; or one CMA Film Series voucher. Vouchers, in books of ten, can be purchased at the Ticket Center for $70 (CMA members $60).
> Interview with THE GIRLS IN THE BAND director Judy Chaikin.