American Roots Music: Chicago
2006, Documentary Feature
PBS documentary directed by Jim Brown (Pete Seeger: The Power of Song, The Weavers: Wasn’t That a Time) explores the evolution of American music in Chicago throughout the 20th Century. Musical genres include jazz, blues, folk, gospel and polka. The film features Wilco, Buddy Guy, The Staple Singers, Bonnie Raitt, among many others.