BGN interviews director Tyler Perry and the cast of the Netflix film A Jazzman’s Blues. Featured in the interviews are: Amirah Vann (Hattie Mae), Joshua Boone (Bayou), Solea Pfeiffer (Leanne) and Tyler Perry (Writer, Producer, Director).
A sweeping tale of forbidden love, A Jazzman’s Blues unspools forty years of secrets and lies soundtracked by juke joint blues in the deep South. Written, directed and produced by Academy Award honoree Tyler Perry, the film stars Joshua Boone and Solea Pfeiffer as star-crossed lovers Bayou and Leanne alongside an ensemble cast that includes Amirah Vann, Austin Scott, Milauna Jemai Jackson, Brent Antonello, Brad Benedict, Kario Marcel, Lana Young and Ryan Eggold. The film features an original song performed by Ruth B., songs arranged and produced by multi-Grammy winner & two-time Academy Award nominee Terence Blanchard, music by Aaron Zigman and choreography by Debbie Allen.
Interviewer: Ryanne Bennett
Video Editor: Jamie Broadnax
A Jazzman’s Blues is available for streaming on September 23, 2022.