01 Jan '15

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Brave World Pictures in Variety

Imagine being entertained by a revolving house band that includes Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Terri Lyne Carrington, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Corinne Bailey Rae.Those were just a few of the jazz talents who played … Read More

24 Dec '14

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JazzTimes Covers Zero Gravity Live

On Sept. 28, Los Angeles’ posh Bel Air neighborhood played host to a fundraising dinner and concert in support of Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity, filmmaker Dorsay Alavi’s in-progress documentary on the life and music of the game-changing composer … Read More

31 Oct '14

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Dorsay Alavi in Downbeat Magazine

Seven years into the project, Alavi is now nearing completion of her cinematic exploration of the saxophonist, composer and NEA Jazz Master. The upscale fundraiser in the Bel Air neighborhood took the tack of the dinner charity event, with … Read More

07 Oct '14

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The Jazz Line discusses Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity

The documentary, ‘Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity,’ will see Alavi follow Shorter for 12 months, speaking to his friends, family, and collaborators about the man behind the music while Shorter himself shares stories of his personal experiences in music, … Read More

13 Jun '13

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PledgeMusic Interviews Dorsay Alavi

Through a new documentary, titled “Zero Gravity,” fans can learn more about Shorter’s creativity, the reasons behind his musical decisions and how his personal and spiritual lives have shaped his music. To learn more about the exciting new … Read More

01 May '13

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iRock Jazz Interviews Dorsay Alavi

Too many times we don’t get the opportunity to learn a person’s story or enjoy their journey until after they have gone. But thanks to the work of renowned director, Dorsay Alavi, the world will have the opportunity … Read More