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Thyrone Tommy's directorial debut brings jazz film to Netflix and ARRAY

Learn to Swim dives into the enchanting world of contemporary jazz with a musical meditation on love and loss, following the doggedly private and talented saxophone player Dezi (Thomas Antony Olajide) and a vivacious but less experienced singer, Selma (Emma Ferreira). When the two meet, sparks fly, but their respective emotional baggage and temperaments make the road to romance bumpy at best.

Interview_ Thyrone Tommy + Jamara Wakefield (1)_Trim short.mp4

Digital Content Producer, Jamara Wakefield, speaks candidly with Canadian film director Thyrone Tommy about his debut film Learn to Swim, the art of jazz, and the creative process.

Jamara Wakefield is an arts and culture writer and creator currently living in Newark.