Paris, His Springtime and Fall

Paris, His Springtime and Fall

Posted on Mar 14, 2015 in 'Tis Autumn

by Raymond De Felitta [Featured in The Guardian] Attempting to uncover information about the life and work of a long forgotten jazz singer in the pre-internet era was about as rewarding as attempting to locate a name in a book before the invention of the index. I first heard Jackie Paris on a Los Angeles […]

INTERVIEW: Raymond De Felitta (Part 2)

INTERVIEW: Raymond De Felitta (Part 2)

Posted on Dec 28, 2007 in 'Tis Autumn, Interviews

By Marc Myers (From JazzWax.com) ‘Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris is more than a bio doc. The film focuses on the sweet-and-sour life of a nearly forgotten jazz singer in the twilight of his years. But‘Tis Autumn goes farther—grappling with the clash between artistic integrity and compromise, and exploring what happens when an artist’s ego […]

INTERVIEW: Raymond De Felitta: Part 1

INTERVIEW: Raymond De Felitta: Part 1

Posted on Dec 27, 2007 in 'Tis Autumn, Interviews

By Marc Myers [From JazzWax.com] Writer and director Raymond De Felitta’s documentary,‘TisAutumn: The Search for Jackie Paris, is already a cult classic. The film had its premier in New York earlier in December and, just like that, it was gone. Why this film isn’t being aired regularly on PBS or Ovation is beyond me. As I […]

LISTEN: The Leonard Lopate Show

LISTEN: The Leonard Lopate Show

Posted on Dec 7, 2007 in 'Tis Autumn

Jazz Vocalist Jackie Paris