Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with filmmaker Kristian St. Clair .. He produced and directed an illuminating documentary called This is Gary McFarland – He was the influential composer, arranger, vibraphonist and vocalist that left an incredible mark on the world of jazz and music .. He collaborated with some of the finest names of jazz and had an inclredible decade from 1960to 70 of prolific creation and left us at the age of 38 after ingesting methadone while having a drink in a New York City bar .. Kristian has a lot of fresh insights into Gary, his music, making the film and why this musician is so important for folks to hear and know about ..
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