A Man And His Trumpet: The Leroy Jones Story

Directed By: Cameron Washington | Runtime: 85 min | Plays In Short Block: None

In a city full of brilliant musicians, Leroy Jones, trumpet virtuoso and consummate New Orleanian, is a musician’s musician with a sound like no other. Jones came up playing on the streets of the 7th ward and French Quarter, quickly establishing himself as one of NOLA’s most sought-after trumpeters, playing with the best of the best, and touring with the Harry Connick Jr. and His Orchestra for 17 years. A decade after the storm that nearly destroyed his beloved city, Jones is navigating life as both a world-renowned musician and a citizen amidst a rapidly changing New Orleans.

Showtimes:

October 22, 201812:30 PMTheater 11

* If filmmakers are present, there will be a 15 minute Q&A after the end credit sequence.

FILM DETAILS

Film Type: Feature
Main Genre: Documentary
Sub Genre: Music
Country of Origin: USA
Language: English
Subtitles: None
Premiere Status: Florida