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America's Musical Journey

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Explore America's Music on the Giant Screen

America’s Musical Journey follows singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of American music and explores the great musical cities—places like New Orleans, Chicago, Nashville, Miami, New York City and more—where such electrifying art forms as jazz, the blues, country, soul and rock and roll were born.

The Voyage Begins February 2018

See the movie in the following IMAX® and Giant Screen theaters:

A cross-country adventure through the musical heritage of America and the cultural cities where America’s music was born.
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A cross-country adventure through the musical heritage of America and the cultural cities where America’s music was born.

Music is life itself. What would this world be without good music?

Louis Armstrong
The Detroit skyline
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Videos

Official IMAX Trailer

Official IMAX Trailer

Louis Armstrong

Aloe Blacc on Louis Armstrong

America's Musical Journey - Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes Featurette

Willow Osborne

Willow Osborne - Banjo Phenom

Sneak Peek Trailer

Sneak Peek Trailer

Chicago Footwork Dancers

Chicago Footwork

Bandaloop Vertical Dancers

Bandaloop Vertical Dancers

Lil Buck, Memphis Jookin

Lil Buck, Memphis Jookin

Jon Batiste - A New Orleans Story

Jon Batiste - A New Orleans Story

Filming in the Arcade Dinner

Filming in the Arcade Diner

New Orleans - The Birthplace of Jazz

New Orleans - The Birthplace of Jazz

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The Trail-Blazing Spirit of America's Music

In America’s musical cities, every chord, every riff, every bang of a drum tells a story. In America’s Musical Journey these stories come together to create a soundtrack for the American experience—a soundtrack that showcases the nation’s diversity and its collision of cultures, culminating in a unique blend of sound, music and innovation unlike anywhere else in the world

Meet the Artists
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Meet the Artists

Aloe Blacc

ALOE BLACC HAS STUDIED EVERYTHING FROM PSYCHEDELIC ROCK AND FUNK TO REGGAE, SALSA AND DANCEHALL, AND HAS PROVED HIMSELF A DISTINGUISHED SINGER/SONGWRITER OF FOLK/SOUL/POP WITH HIS MEGA-HIT “WAKE ME UP.”

Jon Batiste

PIANIST, BANDLEADER AND NEW ORLEANS NATIVE JON BATISTE IS EQUIPPED WITH A DEGREE FROM JUILLIARD AND IN 2015 BECAME THE MUSICAL DIRECTOR OF CBS’ “LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT.”

Glorida & Emilio Estefan

CUBAN-AMERICAN SUPERSTAR GLORIA ESTEFAN AND HER HUSBAND EMILIO ARE TWO OF THE WORLD’S MOST INFLUENTIAL LATIN MUSICAL ARTISTS.

Dr. John

DR. JOHN IS AN AMERICAN SINGER, SONGWRITER, VOICE ACTOR, PIANIST, AND GUITARIST, WHOSE MUSIC COMBINES BLUES, POP, JAZZ, BOOGIE WOOGIE, AND ROCK AND ROLL.

Bandaloop Dancers

BANDALOOP’S WORK HAS BEEN PRESENTED ON MUSEUMS, SKYSCRAPERS, BRIDGES, BILLBOARDS, IN NATURE, AND HISTORICAL SITES.

Donnetta and Eddie

DONNETTA ‘LIL BIT’ JACKSON AND EDDIE ‘PAUSE’ MARTIN JR. ARE ONE OF THE TOP DUOS OF CHICAGO FOOTWORK, A STREET DANCE THAT INVOLVES FAST MOVEMENT OF THE FEET WITH TWISTS AND TURNS.

Ramsey Lewis

RAMSEY LEWIS HAS BEEN AN ICONIC LEADER IN THE CONTEMPORARY JAZZ MOVEMENT FOR OVER 50 YEARS WITH AN UNFORGETTABLE SOUND THAT HAS ALLOWED HIM TO CROSS OVER TO THE POP AND R&B CHARTS.

Willow Osborne

BORN IN NASHVILLE, SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD WILLOW OSBORNE IS A BANJO VIRTUOSO WHO HAS BEEN WOWING CROWDS ALL OVER TENNESSEE.