In 1991, Dutch film director Hans Hylkema released Last Date, a talking-heads documentary on avant-garde reed player Eric Dolphy and the days leading up to Dolphy's death in Berlin in June 1964 at age 36. Here's the film...
I love jazz because it has allowed me to find my own voice.
I was first exposed to jazz as a child through my parents.
The best show I ever attended was Cassandra Wilson and Dianne Reeves. AMAZING!!!
The first jazz record I bought was Carmen Sings Monk.
My advice to new listeners is to listen with your heart and feel with your experiences.