Saturday, October 15, 8 PM
Location: Scottish Rite Blue Room
Ronnie’s chronicles the life of saxophonist Ronnie Scott, from poor, Jewish kid in the East End of London to owner of the legendary nightclub, Ronnie’s. Musical greats spanning decades played at Ronnie’s including Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Nina Simone, Van Morrison, Chet Baker, and Jimi Hendrix, who played there the night of his death. Glorious clips bring to life this legendary jazz club and its charming yet tormented owner.
Directed by Oliver Murray
Screening supported by Don and Charlotte and: