Reel to Reel: Looking Back On Love, With Special Guest Lenny Kravitz
Dec 12 , 2011 Show: 9:30PM
Twenty two years after he exploded onto the music scene, Lenny Kravitz creates the album he was born to make. The documentary Looking Back On Love follows the journey behind the making of Kravitz's recently released 9th studio album Black And White America. An in depth look at the sessions that initially started out as a three-month recording project, Looking Back On Love is a full on rock and roll music production. Filmed by GRAMMY-Award nominee Mathieu Bitton, viewers will experience the Bahamian culture through a day to day look at Lenny's life and watch the artist create and record the songs at his newly built Bahamas home studio Gregory Town Sound. The film includes exclusive interviews spanning two years and showcases the artist discussing his creative process, his influences and the recording of the songs themselves. The spotlight is also on Lenny's recording techniques, showcasing his musical partner Craig Ross, New Orleans legend Trombone Shorty and long time collaborators George Laks, Harold Todd and Michael Hunter at work at Gregory Town Sound. The film also features in depth examination of the album's title song, Lenny's personal history about his upbringing in a mixed family, the election of President Obama and the message of love that Lenny been preaching for over 20 years. After the screening, Kravitz will participate in a Q & A session moderated by Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum.
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