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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Miles Electric: A Different Kind of Blue (2004)
Miles Davis's performance before 600,000 screaming rock fans at the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival was the culmination of an incredible music career. A giant of jazz, Davis by the late Sixties started to look in new musical directions. Challenged by what he heard in the streets and on the radio, he beg
2.
Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Music Festival 1970 (1996)
A profile of Great Britain's 1970 Isle of Wright Music Festival which was bigger than Woodstock--but because only 10% of its estimated 600,000 patrons actually paid their gate fee (a mere 3 British pounds) the event turned into a financial disaster; the largest event of its kind, it was also the las
3.
Dingo (1991) as Billy Cross
A plane carrying a legendary jazz musician is diverted to a small town in the Australian outback. A young fan meets the legend and, twenty years later, the Australian travels to Paris in search of his dream--to play the trumpet with his now reclusive idol.
4.
Listen Up (1990) as Himself
Biographical film on music producer, arranger and performer Quincy Jones.
5.
Scrooged (1988) as Street Musician
A contemporary comedy based on Charles Dickens' novel "A Christmas Carol," focusing on a television executive who decides to exploit the holidays in order to boost ratings.
6.
Street Smart (1987)
A journalist in desparate need of a hot story, makes one up about a New York street pimp. Subsequently the toast of the town, he learns that his fictional character fits the description of an actual pimp who is accused of murder. The journalist gets pulled into the pimp's world while being pressured
7.
Siesta (1987)
A woman wakes up with blood all over her and a bad case of amnesia. Through the use of flashbacks from the last few days, she pieces together the events.

Music (feature film)

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Barney's Version (2010)
The story of the politically incorrect Barney Panofsky, who meets the love of his life at his wedding - and she is not the bride. Spanning three decades and two continents, Barney takes us through his long and gloriously full life.
11.
Barney's Version (2010)
The story of the politically incorrect Barney Panofsky, who meets the love of his life at his wedding - and she is not the bride. Spanning three decades and two continents, Barney takes us through his long and gloriously full life.
12.
Uninvited, The (2009)
A deadly battle of wills begins when Anna returns from a psychiatric facility and investigates the circumstances surrounding her mother's suspicious and untimely death. While Anna recuperates from the tragedy, her father becomes engaged to Rachel, her mother's former nurse, and moves her into their
13.
Uninvited, The (2009)
A deadly battle of wills begins when Anna returns from a psychiatric facility and investigates the circumstances surrounding her mother's suspicious and untimely death. While Anna recuperates from the tragedy, her father becomes engaged to Rachel, her mother's former nurse, and moves her into their
14.
Collateral (2004) as Composer
Max has lived a mundane life as a cab driver for twelve years. The faces have come and gone from his rear-view mirror: people and places he's long since forgotten--until tonight. Vincent is a contract killer. When an off-shore narco-trafficking cartel learns that they're about to be indicted by a federal grand jury, they mount an operation to identify and kill the key witnesses, and the last stage is tonight. It is on this very night that Vincent has arrived--and five bodies are supposed to fall. Circumstances cause Vincent to hijack Max' taxicab, and Max becomes collateral--an expendable person who's in the wrong place at the wrong time. Through the night, Vincent forces Max to drive him to each assigned destination. And as the L.A.P.D. and F.B.I. race to intercept them, Max and Vincent's survival become dependent on each other, in ways neither would have imagined.
15.
Score, The (2001) as Song ("Autumn Leaves" (Featuring Cannonball Adderly))
Nick Wells is ready to retire from crime. He'll settle down with his girlfriend Diane and focus on running his legitimate business: a Montreal jazz club. But Max, his fence, friend and financial partner, has other plans for him. Persuading Nick to violate two of his most important rules- always work alone and never operate in the city where you live -Max teams him up with Jack Teller. A young, aggressive and talented thief, Jack needs Nick's safe-cracking talents to make his first big score: a prize worth millions locked behind the walls of Montreal's Custom's House. It's a volatile combination in which egos clash and sparks fly, but the thrill of the heist has a grip on all three men, who won't give up no matter what the risk.
16.
Finding Forrester (2000) as Song Performer ("Feio" "In A Silent Way" "Little Church" "Concierto De Aranjuez (Jazz)" "Sanctuary" "Recollections"); Song Performer ("Lonely Fire" "Little Blue Frog" "Bitches Brew" "Black Satin")
A genius black teen is kicked out of white prep school, but is reinstated and does it right the second time.
17.
Finding Forrester (2000) as Song
A genius black teen is kicked out of white prep school, but is reinstated and does it right the second time.
18.
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) as Song Performer ("Nature Boy")
A con artist infiltrates a playboy's glamorous life.
19.
Runaway Bride (1999) as Song Performer ("It Never Entered My Mind")
A columnist fired by his editor/ex-wife for being too chauvinistic tries to redeem himself by chasing a story on spec about a woman who habitually jilts her fiances. The writer relocates to her hometown and falls for his subject who suffers from an identity crisis as evidenced by her inability to determine how she likes her eggs.
20.
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) as Song ("Four")
A con artist infiltrates a playboy's glamorous life.
21.
Pleasantville (1998) as Song Performer ("So What")
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without passion or violence. But the teenagers have also brought an unexpected--and double-edged--gift to Pleasantville: a sense of possibility that spreads like wildfire throughout the town. There can be no turning back once the citizens begin experiencing such strange wonders as sex, art, rain, and ideas. First it is a red rose, a blade of green grass, eyes turn hazel... flesh tones shock and anger with their beauty. Gradually, the infection spreads Pleasantville becomes divided--rife for the first time with stark differences as it attempts to grasp the kaleidoscopic new world before it.
22.
Pleasantville (1998) as Song
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without passion or violence. But the teenagers have also brought an unexpected--and double-edged--gift to Pleasantville: a sense of possibility that spreads like wildfire throughout the town. There can be no turning back once the citizens begin experiencing such strange wonders as sex, art, rain, and ideas. First it is a red rose, a blade of green grass, eyes turn hazel... flesh tones shock and anger with their beauty. Gradually, the infection spreads Pleasantville becomes divided--rife for the first time with stark differences as it attempts to grasp the kaleidoscopic new world before it.
23.
187 (1997) as Song Performer
One year after being stabbed by a student, a Brooklyn high school teacher relocates to Los Angeles and returns to the classroom--his nerves frayed and his spirit shaken. He again finds himself in the same world of amorality and violence that he had hoped to leave behind. Challenged by a high school administration fearful of litigation and exposed to teachers suffering from burn-out, he becomes a transformed man and decides to take a heroic stand.
24.
Set It Off (1996) as Song Performer ("All Blues")
Stony, Cleo, Tisean and Frankie have been through a lot together while growing up in the projects of Los Angeles. They've been scammed by sleazy employers, slammed by heartless boyfriends, and slapped around by neighborhood cops. No matter how tough the going got--when one found herself in trouble, she had three life-long friends backing her up. Now comes the ultimate test. A tragic chain of events has brought these inseparable companions closer than ever. With their world in turmoil and their backs against the wall, they decide to seize their fortune--literally. Virtually overnight, the women spiral into an uncharacteristic world of crime. Targeting the banks of LA, the quartet rob the city's most vulnerable financial institutions. Flush with cash, they discover that easy money can inch them towards their elusive goal of escaping from the projects. But with the police hot on their trail, breaking out of prison may be easier than busting free from the 'hood.
25.
Set It Off (1996) as Song
Stony, Cleo, Tisean and Frankie have been through a lot together while growing up in the projects of Los Angeles. They've been scammed by sleazy employers, slammed by heartless boyfriends, and slapped around by neighborhood cops. No matter how tough the going got--when one found herself in trouble, she had three life-long friends backing her up. Now comes the ultimate test. A tragic chain of events has brought these inseparable companions closer than ever. With their world in turmoil and their backs against the wall, they decide to seize their fortune--literally. Virtually overnight, the women spiral into an uncharacteristic world of crime. Targeting the banks of LA, the quartet rob the city's most vulnerable financial institutions. Flush with cash, they discover that easy money can inch them towards their elusive goal of escaping from the projects. But with the police hot on their trail, breaking out of prison may be easier than busting free from the 'hood.
26.
New World, The (1995) as Music
A 1950s coming-of-age saga of a sensitive French teen's life which is radically influenced by the jazz-loving American soldiers stationed near his sleepy postwar village.
27.
In the Line of Fire (1993) as Song Performer ("All Blues")
An aging Secret Service agent fights to save the president from an assassin.
28.
Bronx Tale, A (1993) as Song Performer ("Flamenco Sketches")
A father becomes worried when a local gangster gets involved with his son in the Bronx in the 1960's.
29.
In the Line of Fire (1993) as Song
An aging Secret Service agent fights to save the president from an assassin.
30.
Bronx Tale, A (1993) as Song
A father becomes worried when a local gangster gets involved with his son in the Bronx in the 1960's.
31.
Sneakers (1992) as Song Performer ("Flamenco Sketches")
Story about a team of security experts who naively enter into a covert government operation after their leader is blackmailed.
32.
Sneakers (1992) as Song
Story about a team of security experts who naively enter into a covert government operation after their leader is blackmailed.
33.
High Heels (1991) as Song Performer ("Solea" "Saeta")
The tenuous relationship between a mother and her daughter is severely tested when a shared lover is killed.
34.
A Kiss Before Dying (1991) as Song Performer ("So What")
A serial killer tries to marry into a wealthy family.
35.
A Kiss Before Dying (1991) as Song
A serial killer tries to marry into a wealthy family.
36.
Dingo (1991) as Music
A plane carrying a legendary jazz musician is diverted to a small town in the Australian outback. A young fan meets the legend and, twenty years later, the Australian travels to Paris in search of his dream--to play the trumpet with his now reclusive idol.
37.
Mo' Better Blues (1990) as Song Performer ("All Blues" "Footprints")
Story about a jazz musician who must make choices between his music and his romantic life.
38.
Mo' Better Blues (1990) as Song
Story about a jazz musician who must make choices between his music and his romantic life.
39.
Hot Spot, The (1990) as Music Score Performer
A drifter settles down in a small southwestern town and becomes involved in a web of crime and romance.
40.
Scrooged (1988) as Song Performer ("We Three Kings Of Orient Are")
A contemporary comedy based on Charles Dickens' novel "A Christmas Carol," focusing on a television executive who decides to exploit the holidays in order to boost ratings.
41.
Driving Me Crazy (1988) as Song Performer ("In A Silent Way")
A close-up look at the making of the black musical "Body and Soul".
42.
36 Fillette (1988) as Song Performer ("Moon Dreams")
A precocious teenaged girl, unsatisfied with school and family, looks for stimulation and sexual experience while on vacation with her family.
43.
Siesta (1987) as Music ("Augustine")
A woman wakes up with blood all over her and a bad case of amnesia. Through the use of flashbacks from the last few days, she pieces together the events.
44.
Absolute Beginners (1986) as Song ("So What")
A young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful model.
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46.
Jazz in Exile (1982) as Song ("All Blues" "So What")
47.
Jack Johnson (1970) as Music
48.
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968) as Music
Cameras capture the backstage drama as acting students audition for a film.
49.
Elevator to the Gallows (1958) as Music
A businessman kills his boss to cover up his affair with the man's wife.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

50.
Mansfield Park (1999) as Minibus Driver (2nd Unit)
The story of Fanny Price, a poor relation growing up among the privileged Bertram clan and the sexual awakening of the young adults in the family set against the dark realities of the source of the family's fortune, the slave trade: At ten, Fanny is shipped from her rat-infested, hard-luck Portsmout

Cast (special)

51.
Gimme Some Truth: The Making of the "Imagine" Album (2000)
Documentary about John Lennon, featuring footage from "Making of Imagine," a chronicle of the "Imagine" sessions of 1971 when he and Yoko Ono were recording in Lennon's Ascot, England, home studio.
52.
Miles Davis: A Tribute (1993)
A broadcast in which jazz trumpeter Miles Davis is featured in extensive footage from the 1991 Montreux Festival. Also includes interviews with other musicians and rare television footage from the 1950s.
53.
1991 Grammy Awards (1993)
Live coverage of the 33rd Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the music industry.
54.
Miles and Friends (1992)
A concert performance by the Miles Davis Band from Paris.
55.
Late Night With David Letterman Eighth Anniversary Special (1990)
A prime-time television special celebrating the 8th anniversary of "Late Night With David Letterman." The "Late Night" band is seen in a retrospective with many music performers.
56.
32nd Annual Grammy Awards, The (1990)
Coverage of the 32nd Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the music industry. Broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
57.
30th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1988)
Live coverage of the 30th Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the music recording industry. Broadcast from New York's Radio City Music Hall.
58.
On the Edge (1987)
A pilot for a series about a veteran cop who is furious about being taken off the investigation of a string of prostitute murders and assigned to a burglary case and teamed with a rookie cop.
59.
29th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1987)
A live broadcast of the twenty-ninth annual Grammy Awards ceremony from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
60.
Miles Ahead: The Music of Miles Davis (1986)
A portrait of legendary jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer Miles Davis, who defined the sound of contemporary jazz. The program profiles his life and career, and features Davis in performance at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans as part of the 1986 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and i

Music (special)

61.
Promised Land, The (1995) as Music Performer ("'Round Midnight" Waters, Muddy); Music Performer ("My Home Is In The Delta")
Five-part documentary detailing the migration of millions of African-Americans from the deep South to the industrial North, between 1942 and 1970. Uses archival materials and interviews, as well as a focus on music of the period and the present.
62.
Partners (1994) as Music Performer ("Eighty-One" "Two Faced")
The career of a rising young lawyer is jeopardized by a former lover.
63.
Partners (1994) as Music ("Eighty-One")
The career of a rising young lawyer is jeopardized by a former lover.
64.
Miles and Friends (1992) as Trumpet
A concert performance by the Miles Davis Band from Paris.
65.
Miles and Friends (1992) as Music ("All Blues" "Jean-Pierre")
A concert performance by the Miles Davis Band from Paris.
66.
Jon Hendricks: The Freddie Sessions (1990) as Music ("Freddie Freeloader")
A documentary featuring Jon Hendricks and other jazz artists in recording sessions of Miles Davis's "Freddie Freeloader."
67.
Pete Townshend's Deep End (1986) as Song ("Walking")
Pete Townshend, one of rock and roll's veteran performers, and a former member of the band "The Who," is featured in a concert taped in 1985 in Brixton, England, at the end of his "Face the Face" tour. He performs material from his days with "The Who" as well as his latest compositions.

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