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A View From Inside the 1960s Music Revolution

“When did music become so important?” That’s Don Draper from last week’s Mad Men, set in 1966. Later in the episode he turns off “Tomorrow Never Knows,” from the Beatles album Revolver, and walks out of the room. There’s something happening here, but you don’t know what it is—do you, Mr. Draper? One year later, Rolling...

Girls in the Band

“I chose the trombone because the trombone players in the marching band always got to be up front with the majorettes (because of the slides) and I loved that.” – Quincy Jones. I’ve always wanted to make a feature documentary film called “Girls in the Band” about majorettes in bands across America. I was...