Portrait of the Dutch-Suri­namese jazz singer Denise Jannah. In January 1995, watched by the entire Dutch music press, Denise Jannah signed a contract for the renowned Amer­ican jazz label Blue Note. After this event, Jannah’s inter­na­tional career really took off, after a modest start in 1992. Director Hans Hylkema followed the musical life of this talented vocalist for a year. His docu­men­tary shows Jannah recording her first Blue Note album in New York and provides an impres­sion of her successful perfor­mance at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague. A year after her rise to the jazz premier divi­sion, Denise Jannah is an estab­lished name in the Dutch music world.

Credits

Director
Scenario
Montage
Production company
IDTV Docs
TV company
NTR
Distributor NL
NTR
IDTV Docs

Title: Jannah - New Lady in Jazz
Year: 1996
Duration : 56 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 1996

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