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America's Musical Journey (2018)

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"AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEY" celebrates the unique diversity of cultures and creative risk-taking that characterize America, as told through the story of its music.

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Greg MacGillivray
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jonathan Batiste ... Himself
Aloe Blacc ... Himself
Lil Buck ... Himself - Dancer
Dr. John ... Himself
Divine Prince Ty Emmecca ... Himself - Congo Square Voodoo Performer
Emilio Estefan Jr. ... Himself
Gloria Estefan ... Herself
Morgan Freeman ... Narrator (voice)
Matthias Kocur Matthias Kocur ... Himself - Dancer
Ramsey Lewis ... Himself
Susi Mai Susi Mai ... Herself
Benjamin Mast Benjamin Mast ... Flash Mob Extra
Keb' Mo' ... Himself
Willow Osborne Willow Osborne ... Herself
Fisk Jubilee Singers Fisk Jubilee Singers ... Self
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"AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEY" celebrates the unique diversity of cultures and creative risk-taking that characterize America, as told through the story of its music. The film follows Grammy Award®-nominated singer and songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of America's music through the colorful locales and cultures where it was born. Visiting iconic cities such as New Orleans, Chicago, New York City, Nashville, Memphis, Miami and more, "AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEY" explores the collision of cultures that gave birth to America's diverse musical heritage. "AMERICA'S MUSICAL JOURNEY" is a MacGillivray Freeman film produced in association with Brand USA and presented by Expedia.

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A story of culture, creativity and the music that shaped America

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2018 (Japan) See more »

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Color (70MM)| Color

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1.44 : 1
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Narrator: Centuries of immigration have given us a wonderful gift. This wild intersection of cultures sparks enormous creative energy
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Soundtracks

Ain't Misbehaving
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Written by Andy Razaf, Harry Brooks, and Fats Waller
Published by: EMI Mills Music Inc., Razaf Music,
Anne-Rachel Music Corp, Chappell and Co. Inc. From the Motion Picture "Atlantic City"
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
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AMAZING!
25 May 2018 | by brookepaulsenSee all my reviews

Makes me so proud of my country and our musical history. What a wonderful documentary


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