"Once I started listening to jazz, it wasn't hard to realize it was very soulful, high-quality music that you could get totally engaged with. Good jazz doesn't get dated." Thus says Michael Chertok, who runs the Chertok Archives, one of the nation's most extensive collections of jazz performances. And Chertok should know. He claims to have footage of every jazz artist who has ever been filmed. (Only a precious few eluded the camera's unwavering gaze.) Topnotch jazz on film is the focus of the... More >>>