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Pocket Full of Soul

Promoted by Holley Dey / On Tap Blog


Thursday, February 28 7:30PM - 9:27PM

at Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas
86 Temple Street, New Haven, CT, US, 06510 (map)
$12.00 General

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The Event Program

  • Introduction

    Before the screening.

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  • Movie presentation of Pocket Full of Soul

    Pocket Full of Soul: The Harmonica Documentary, narrated by Huey Lewis (of The News), provides a raw and unvarnished look at the harmonica's rich subculture, the unique relationships forged between the instrument and its players, its versatility across music genres, and its subsequent ubiquity. Get up close and personal with the players, both famous and infamous, that helped to popularize the instrument as they relate universal tales of passion, creativity, and musical celebration.

    Pocket Full of Soul features interviews and performances by the masters of the instrument including John Popper (of Blues Traveler), Magic Dick (of J. Geils Band), Clint Black, Lee Oskar (of WAR), James Cotton, Charlie Musselwhite, Robert Klein, Sugar Blue, “Survivorman” Les Stroud, and many more ...

    Keep breathing music.
    --Pocket Full of Soul

    **Please note that this film can only be screened on Thursday, February 28, 2013.

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  • Harmonica Lesson

    At the conclusion of the documentary, blues harmonica player Mark Zaretsky of The Cobalt Rhythm Kings (http://www.cobaltrhythmkings.com/Mark.htm) will offer a brief live demonstration and harmonica lesson to all attendees. Harmonicas will be available for purchase at the screening for a $2 charge. You'll leave making music of your own!

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Event Info

With Huey Lewis as the narrator, Pocket Full of Soul travels the world to explore the history, versatility and cultural impact of the harmonica.  Through interviews, stories and stirring performances by master players including James Cotton, Charlie Musselwhite, John Popper, Magic Dick, Lee Oskar, Delbert McClinton, Kim Wilson, Jason Ricci, Taylor Hicks and many more, the documentary illustrates the powerful and soulful connection between the musician and instrument.  By movie's end, you'll be eager to breathe music through a harmonica of your own!