Vienna’s Gartenbaukino screening John Coltrane documentary ‘Chasing Trane’ plus live music from Cafe Drechsler

The iconic Vienna cinema Gartenbaukino to screen the John Coltrane documentary ‘Chasing Trane’ July 17th 

Vienna’s Gartenbaukino will screen the John Coltrane documentary ‘Chasing Trane‘ on July 17th to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the jazz musician’s death. The event is sponsored by Universal Music Austria.

The film will be followed by a live performance in the theater foyer from Austrian jazz band Cafe Dreschsler, and then tunes from DJ Samir Köck.

Chasing Trane‘ was written and directed by critically-acclaimed documentary filmmaker John Scheinfeld.

Actor Denzel Washington is the voice of Coltrane, and the film tells the story of the legendary saxophonist from the perspective of his friends, collaborators and fans, as well as from people whose own music was influenced by him.

It includes home movies, interviews with Coltrane’s family and his own comments about several important historical events of the time including the 1963 bombing of a church in Alabama.

The ‘Chasing Trane‘ event at Gartenbaukino begins at 8:30 pm and ends at midnight. The film’s running time is 1 hour and 39 minutes.

Find out more about the event and the film at the Gartenbaukino website. Watch the trailer for ‘Chasing Trane‘ below.

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