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Adam Alexander

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.

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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
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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.”

Gloria and Emilio Estefan
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Gloria & Emilio Estefan

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

Dr. John
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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
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Bandaloop Dancers

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

Donnetta and Eddie
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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
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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
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Willow Osborne

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

Gareth Laffely
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Gareth Laffely

19 YEAR OLD SINGER/SONGWRITER AND AWARD WINNING NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE PLAYER, GARETH LAFFELY IS THE YOUNGEST ARTIST TO REACH #2 ON THE BILLBOARD NEW AGE CHARTS AT 17 YEARS OF AGE.

The Flying Elvi
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The Flying Elvi

THE FLYING ELVI ARE A TEAM OF SKYDIVERS WHO HAVE BEEN IMPERSONATING ELVIS IN THE AIR FOR NEARLY 20 YEARS.

The Fisk Jubilee Singers
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The Fisk Jubilee Singers

THE FISK JUBILEE SINGERS ARE AN AFRICAN AMERICAN VOCAL ENSEMBLE COMPRISED OF STUDENTS AT FISK UNIVERSITY IN NASHVILLE. THEY ARE KNOWN FOR PRESERVING THE UNIQUE AMERICAN MUSICAL TRADITION KNOWN AS NEGRO SPIRITUALS.

Irma Thomas
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Irma Thomas

IRMA THOMAS REMAINS ONE OF AMERICA’S MOST DISTINCTIVE AND CLASSIC SINGERS FROM NEW ORLEANS, A TREASURE FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF SOUL MUSIC.

The Detroit Youth Choir
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The Detroit Youth Choir

THE DETROIT YOUTH CHOIR IS MADE UP OF YOUNG PEOPLE AGES 8 TO 18 UNDER THE DIRECTION OF ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANTHONY WHITE.

Beale Street Flippers
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Beale Street Flippers

AS THE MOST POPULAR ACT ON MEMPHIS’ LEGENDARY MUSIC MECCA BEALE STREET, THE BEALE STREET FLIPPERS ASTONISH THE CROWDS WITH FEATS OF ACROBATIC PROWESS THAT ARE UNBELIEVABLE.

Lil Buck
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Lil Buck

CHARLES “LIL BUCK” RILEY IS A LOS ANGELES-BASED DANCER FROM MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE WHO SPECIALIZES IN A STYLE OF STREET DANCE CALLED JOOKIN.

The Detroit skyline
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Videos

Official IMAX Trailer

Official IMAX Trailer

Aloe Blacc traces the musical roots of jazz legend Louis Armstrong  in "America’s Musical Journey" a film for IMAX and giant screen theatres.

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