Horace Parlan may not be a household name, but it should be; the pianist, who worked with Charles Mingus and Dexter Gordon, not only witnessed the evolution of jazz, he was a respected practitioner during the genre's heyday in the 1950s. In this fascinating documentary, watch Harlan -- who never let partial paralysis from polio get in the way of his music -- share memories, talk jazz and tickle the ivories once more in his own inimitable style.
The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after having gone through a terrible tragedy.
When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak.
John Q is a 2002 film by Nick Cassavetes; starring Denzel Washington as John Quincy Archibald, a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it.
Have you watched Horace Parlan by Horace Parlan yet? What did you think about it?