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The Jazz Baroness

Documentary, made by her great niece, about the British Jewish baroness Pannonica Rothschild, whose life was changed when she fell in love with the jazz genius Thelonious Monk.

Documentary, made by her great niece, about the British Jewish baroness who fell in love with the jazz genius Thelonious Monk.

Pannonica Rothschild was born with everything, got married and had five children, but one track by a man she had never met inspired her to leave and start a new life in America.

Helen Mirren is the voice of 'Nica', while Sonny Rollins, TS Monk Jr, the Duchess of Devonshire, Quincy Jones, Lord Rothschild, Roy Haynes, Chico Hamilton and others appear as themselves.

1 hour, 20 minutes

Last on

Sat 18 Feb 2012 22:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Writer Hannah Rothschild
Producer Hannah Rothschild
Director Hannah Rothschild

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