Chops (2007)

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… More

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Release Date: October 27, 2009
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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Inspiring documentary about high school jazz musicians.

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Michael Sragow
Baltimore Sun

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.

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