104 min

Online Screening

INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE | A chronicle of the life of saxophonist Ronnie Scott, from poor, Jewish kid growing up in 1940s East End, London to the owner of the legendary night club, Ronnie’s. Glorious clips from performances by jazz greats spanning decades—Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimi Hendrix, Nina Simone, Van Morrison, Chet Baker, and more—bring to life this story of a charming, talented man who secretly wrestled with his own inner demons. 

Included with the screening ticket is an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Director/Writer Oliver Murray, Composer Alex Heffes, Editor Paul Trewartha, immediately following the film.

DOC NYC Live event: Sunday, Nov. 22 at 1 ET on Facebook Live– Director Oliver Murray and editor Paul Trewatha discusses the history of the London jazz club Ronnie Scott’s featuring footage of musical greats Ella Fitzgerald, Chet Baker, Nina Simone and more.

Director: Oliver Murray
Executive Producer: Phil McKenzie
Producer: Kirsty Bell; Co-Producer: Oliver Murray
Writer: Oliver Murray
Cinematographer: Ben Thomas
Editor: Paul Trewarthur
Music: Alex Heffes
Language: English
Country: UK
Year: 2020
Publicist: 42 West
Sales Agent: Abacus Media Rights

Event details


Nov 11 - Nov 29