Sound of Redemption - Official Los Angeles Release
"A fond and forgiving tribute to the man, filled with music that moves... Read more
Sound of Redemption Official New York Release
The official theatrical opening in New York City will be at the IFC Center on December 2. We will run for one week. Check the IFC websitefor times. Special... Read more
Here's ticket information for the November screenings of Sound of Redemption.
November 8: Teaneck International Film Festivalin Teaneck, New Jersey. Tickets available now for the 2.20 show.... Read more
Screenings in September, October, and November
We are excited to share news about upcoming events.
Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story will have its Canadian premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival on September 28.... Read more
Sound of Redemption at Lincoln Center
Going to be in New York City next weekend? Come to the Sound of Redemption screening at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on Sunday, August 2, at 1:30pm. The... Read more
Two Upcoming Screenings - Cleveland & NYC
Sound of Redemption update
We sent an email out this past Monday, June 29, with all the digital download rewards. Please check your email at the address you provided us on your... Read more
Upcoming Screening Schedule
Dearest Kickstarter Supporters,
We have some great events coming up in a couple of different corners of the USA.
The Atlanta Film Festival screening is March 25th at the... Read more
Upcoming Film Festivals
We have some film festival news to share.
Sound of Redemptionwill screen at the 26th Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 8 and 10. Tickets are available for... Read more
We just wanted to share news about some upcoming screenings. Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story will screen ...
- at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festivalon October... Read more
Our LA Film Festival Experience (with photos!)
Dear Kickstarter Friends,
We’ve just come off our very exciting debut at the Los Angeles Film Festival, and our experience was terrific from start to finish. For me, it started... Read more
Los Angeles Film Festival - Details
Excitement is building for our world premiere. We're preparing press materials, have a new Twitter account, and are doing everything we can to build the buzz. It's really a... Read more
47 Hours Left
Status: 106% funded. We have 47 hours left in our Kickstarter project. This is our final push. The more funding we receive the more we can accomplish with the film.... Read more
We did it! Thank you!
Project Status: 104% funded. We did it! You did it! Thank you!
We still have 3 days left to continue to raise funds. The more we get the more we... Read more
Project Status: 92% funded with 5 days to go. 250 amazing backers. Thank you!
Here’s Frank in an audio tape on the subject of what he calls Street Disease –... Read more
It's the music that's important
Project status: 88% funded by 223 backers. We are entering our final week on Kickstarter. We need to reach our goal in the next 7 days or we do not... Read more
New York Times story
There's a wonderful article in today's New York Times by Nate Chinen about our producer Michael Connelly's relationship with Frank Morgan and Sound of Redemption. Our Kickstarter project gets a mention,... Read more
Project status: 75% funded with 12 days to go.
Laurie Pepper was married to another alto player whose story was similar to Frank’s: Art Pepper. Art was brilliant, and he... Read more
A note from a backer
Project Update: 73% funded with 14 days to go.
We received this lovely note from one of our Kickstarter backers:
Hello Frank Morgan Project,
Frank Morgan was an early jazz... Read more
What’s in a tune? Lullaby is one of the most beautiful tunes we’ve ever heard. It’s simple and haunting, with hints of French impressionist composers. Think Erik Satie... Read more
Pictures of Frank
The latest status: 65% funded with 17 days to go. We want to thank a few of our backers who have increased their pledges. We are incredibly grateful for your... Read more
HUGE NEWS!Renowned master bass player Ron Carter, who played on two of Frank's comeback albums, has just signed on to play the concert at San Quentin, and be interviewed... Read more
Have a great weekend!
The latest status: 54% funded.
Some news from France. The French jazz station TSF recently ran an interview with Robert Pépin, Michael Connelly’s French editor and translator. They knew all about... Read more
We have important news today. First, we are now 52% funded with 100 backers! This is amazing! We still have a long way to go but we are thrilled to be this... Read more
A little taste of the Sound of Redemption
Rosalinda Kolb has an amazing cache of intimate recordings she made with Frank when they were first married. Here is an excerpt from one of them.
Some news from the director
Some film news from our director, N.C. Heikin:
"Gilda Hagood, photographer and music consultant for WLCAC, has known Frank Morgan since they were both 17 years old. She has just... Read more
We are two days into this Kickstarter project and we are already 19% funded thanks to people like you, our early backers. Thank you for believing in this film!We... Read more