clips

Gabour directed Derek Smalls of Spinal Tap with two symphony orchestras and actor Jack Black at the Palace Theater in LA.
    • Spinal Tap
      • Behind the cameras with Spinal Tap,
        “Unwigged & Unplugged”
Producing and directing a concert film for Derek Smalls of the much-beloved band Spinal Tap, Jim used a total of fifteen cameras to shoot the two symphony orchestras and all-star rock band, including actor Jack Black of Tenacious D, Dweezil Zappa and Paul Schaffer.
  • Floetry
    • “Fantasize” (DVD excerpt), DreamWorks
  • Derek Smalls
    • “Heavy Duty Rock ‘n Roll“ with Jack Black &
      Tenacious D, from the film “Lukewarm Water Live!”
  • Norah Jones
    • “I’ve Got to See You Again” (live track),
      Blue Note
  • Terence Blanchard
    • “Flow” (feature film trailer), Warner/Ryko
  • Danny, Wynton, Louis
    • Danny Barker and Wynton Marsalis talk about Louis Armstrong with historic clips and pictures. Ed Bradley of “Sixty Minutes” interviews Wynton at the New Orleans JazzFest 1989.
  • Scoring for Spike & Denzel
    • Terence Blanchard and saxophonist Brice Winston do six takes to get a solo just right for Spike Lee and Denzel Washington’s “Inside Man” film sound track. At the famed Todd-AO sound studio in North Hollywood.
  • Cajun Rocker Live!
    • The famed Cajun rocker Zachary Richard talks about the synthesis of Cajun, Zydeco and R&B music with New Orleans rock and roll, and knocks out a massive festival crowd with his rocking squeezebox tune. Director: Jim Gabour.
  • Award-Winning Jazz
    • Jazz pianist Marcus Roberts and his band perform. From the award-winning RCA/Pioneer film “Deep in the Shed” shot at the historic Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Producer/Director: Jim Gabour.
  • 50th Anniversary of Rock ‘n Roll in Memphis
    • NARAS’ “Fiftieth Anniversary of Rock and Roll”. An excerpt from a three-hour live concert film produced and directed by Gabour for the Grammy association, in this segment interviewing Elvis Presley’s original band, including rare vintage footage and a live performance at Memphis’ Symphony Hall.