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WBGO Journal 5 6 2022

Sony Pictures Classics
JAZZ FEST from Sony Pictures Classics will be in theaters in NYC and LA May 13

On this edition of the WBGO Journal....

We focus the entire show on Sony Pictures Classics new documentary film JAZZ FEST: A NEW ORLEANS STORY being released in theaters in NYC and Los Angeles May 13.

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Singer Irma Thomas (top left), director Frank Marshall (top right), producer Quint Davis join WBGO's Harlan Jacobson (bottom left) and host Doug Doyle to talk about JAZZ FEST: A New Orleans Story from Sony Pictures Classics

WBGO Journal host Doug Doyle chats with the doc's director, five-time Academy Award nominee Frank Marshall, along with the film's co-producer Quint Davis who is also the producer of the New Orleans jazz and Heritage Festival, the "Soul Queen of New Orleans" singer Irma Thomas who is featured in JAZZ FEST.

WBGO Journal film critic Harlan Jacobson also joins in the conversation. Harlan hosts a New York screening of the documentary on May 7.

You can SEE the entire interview here.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 200 awards from organizations like PRNDI, AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.