Milford Graves Full Mantis (2018)

Genres - Culture & Society, Spirituality & Philosophy  |   Sub-Genres - Morality & Values, Music History, Performance Art  |   Release Date - Jul 27, 2018 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 91 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This documentary explores the legacy and work of percussionist Milford Graves through his own words and music. The avant-garde jazz icon gives a tour of his eccentric home and basement lab in Queens, New York, performs at a Japanese school for children with autism and muses on his life and his music. Directed by Jake Meginsky and Neil Young.

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artist, avant-garde, creativity, curiosity [oddity], jazz, musician