Imagine the Sound

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Imagine the Sound
Imagine the Sound.jpg
Directed by Ron Mann
Produced by Ron Mann
Bill Smith
Starring Paul Bley
Bill Dixon
Archie Shepp
Cecil Taylor
Cinematography Robert Fresco
Edited by Sonya Polonsky
Release date
  • 1981 (1981)
Running time
90 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

Imagine the Sound is a 1981 Canadian documentary film about free jazz, directed by Ron Mann. It features interviews with and musical and dramatic performances by pianist Cecil Taylor, saxophonist Archie Shepp, trumpeter Bill Dixon and pianist Paul Bley. The film has been digitally restored[1] and was screened at the 2007 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas.

It was filmed in Toronto. The interviews are conducted by Bill Smith.


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