Keeping Time: The Life, Music, and Photographs of Milt Hinton

An insider's view of jazz and life in 20th-century America, as told by legendary bassist and photographer Milt Hinton and his fellow musicians.

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Independent Lens
Premiere Date
April 12, 2005
60 minutes
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David Berger

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The Film

Legendary jazz bassist Milt Hinton (1910-2000) was also a skilled photographer and storyteller. This insider's view of jazz and life in 20th-century America is told by Hinton and fellow musicians including Branford Marsalis and Quincy Jones. Archival footage and hundreds of Hinton's photographs document his unique journey.