THE BRUTAL, GUITAR DOMINATED SOUNDTRACK MILES DAVIS CUT FOR WILLIAM CAYTON╣S 1971 TRIBUTE TO BLACK WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION JACK JOHNSON WAS THE CULMINATION OF MILES╣ DRIVE INTO THE HEART OF THE WHITE AMERICAN ROCK ESTABLISHMENT. THE 2011 TOUR OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND INTRODUCES A RARE SCREENING OF THE FILM SET TO LIVE MUSIC INSPIRED BY MILES╣ EPOCHAL SCORE WITH MUSICIANS - DAVID FIUCZYNSKI, BYRON WALLEN, JASON YARDE, JEROME HARRIS - JOINED BY MASTER DRUMMER JACK DE JOHNETTE - KEY MEMBER OF DAVIS╣ BAND AT THE TIME OF THE ORIGINAL RECORDINGS IN AN UNMISSABLE LIVE JAZZ BIG SCREEN PERFORMANCE. PRODUCED BY MAREK PYTEL IN ASSOCIATION WITH SERIOUS.

AN ORIGINAL REALITY / SERIOUS PRODUCTION

SAT 26: PERTH
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THU 3: MELBOURNE
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SAT 5: AUCKLAND
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SUN 6: SYDNEY
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"I'm Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Champion of the World.
I'm black. They never let me forget it.
I'm black allright. And I'll never let them forget it."

- Jack Johnson

"Johnson portrayed Freedom - it rang just as loud as the bell
proclaiming him Champion.."

- Miles Davis

 





Jack DeJohnette - Musicians