Jon & Jimmy is a documentary exploring the friendship of Jon Larsen and Jimmy Rosenberg, their huge talent for jazz and their love of the music of Django Reinhardt. Interviews and personal accounts reveal their life on the road together in Norway, France and Holland, and the influences, dreams and hopes they share. Winner of the Dutch Edison Award for best jazz film (2010).
JON & JIMMY (DVD)
This is the incredible story behind the friendship of Jon Larsen, top jazz guitarist and music producer, and Jimmy Rosenberg, the Hendrix of gypsy jazz.
Voyaging through the demanding world of entertainment we soon learn about the drugs, money and temptations that threatens to destroy one of the most exciting partnerships in jazz history. Jon and Jimmy, two men from different worlds drawn together by a burning love for Django, music, and their personal aspirations.
As both men struggle to come to terms with influences beyond their control, jazz becomes a matter of life and death. Soon they find themselves caught up in a world of violence and murder threats.
BONUS MATERIAL: including Angelo Debarre, Chet Baker, Stochelo Rosenberg, Stian Carstensen, Pascal de Loutchek, Andreas Öberg, Alain Antonietto and much more.
Jimmy Rosenberg on Spotify:
The Best of Jimmy Rosenberg – recordings 1993 (age 13) to 2004.
Audio: 5.1 surround. Produced by Storm Studios, directed by Bjørn Ola Bjørntoft and Lars Hellebust. Format: NTSC and PAL.