Welcome to Jazzville USA: The West Texas Jazz Party at 50

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Images-Documentary-Video-CropOne of the most improbable musical events to ever be held in the middle of a Texas desert turned 50 in May 2016, and documentary producer David Leonnig made the 50th party count – for two reasons.

“I love the West Texas parties and the musicians, but this year had a special significance. The party turned 50, and a documentary about the party is long overdue,” Leonnig said. “Completing the documentary to include the 50th year is a big priority.”

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News about the Documentary

Invite-header-FB-Dec18On Sunday, December 18, David Leonnig presented about about his documentary “Welcome to Jazzville USA: The West Texas Jazz Party at 50”. in Concrete, Washington, The presentation will begin at 3:00 pm in the historic Concrete Theater, a renovated landmark built in 1923. Leonnig went to high school for two years in this small Northwest Washington town, which is also the setting for the memoir and movie “This Boy’s Life” by the writer Tobias Wolff.

David-Leonnig-1CDAOn Thursday, November 10, David Leonnig will be at the Career Design Associates office in Garland, Texas to talk about his experiences in producing the documentary. He’ll share some of the stories that did not make it into the documentary. It will still be PG rated, but he can share a few confidential things that the group will enjoy. He will also show a few clips from the documentary and a couple of outtakes. He’ll answer questions and show how much work goes into preparing the soundtrack for a music based documentary.

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