Summer of Soul Trailer: Experience Questlove's Revolutionary Music Doc in Theaters This July

Summer of Soul Trailer: Experience Questlove's Revolutionary Music Doc in Theaters This July
Questlove, master musician, professor of 'Classic Albums' at NYU, leader of the Roots and "moonlighting" master of the soundtrack to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon has just added feature director with his groundbreaking documentary Summer of Soul shining a spotlight on six weeks in the summer of 1969, just one hundred miles south of Woodstock. The Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park).

This never-before-seen footage presents a parallel of history being made in a time of unrest, radical change, and a crusade for equality. The film includes concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly and the Family Stone, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King, The 5th Dimension and more. The glimpse the trailer gives us makes you want to get up and join in the moves and the movement.

Questlove, known for his encyclopedic knowledge of music history, had never
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