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Run through.

A few shots from last night’s rehearsal. We head into the studio today!

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Update: the sounds of ROY’S WORLD.

Jason Adasiewicz and I (but mostly Jason) have been hard at work on the soundtrack of my forthcoming documentary Roy’s World: Barry Gifford & Chicago. And after a lot of wrangling on Jason’s part we’ve finally assembled the combo that … Continue reading

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A new tale for Xmas from Barry Gifford.

In 2009 Chicagoist posted “The Starving Dogs of Little Croatia,” a newly written Christmas story by Barry. Seven years later and the annual tradition continues with “Role Models.” (It just might be included in my documentary!) Enjoy.

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Carrying on.

I’d like to share a moment from an interview I did with Barry Gifford earlier this year that will be used in my upcoming film ROY’S WORLD: One thing I have to say is that neither my mother nor my … Continue reading

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Update: the sounds of ROY’S WORLD

Last night Jason Adasiewicz and I met up to discuss the soundtrack of ROY’S WORLD, which is moving forward quite nicely. We’re cooking up some really cool ideas. This is the first time I’ve been able to work with a … Continue reading

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Matt Dillon and Willem Dafoe join ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD & CHICAGO.

An early summer afternoon in the house in Chicago. I’m ten years old. The sky is very dark. A thunderstorm. I’m sitting on the floor in my room, the cool tiles. The rain comes, at first very hard, then soft. … Continue reading

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Jason Adasiewicz and the sounds of ROY’S WORLD.

I am thrilled to announce the collaboration of jazz musician and composer Jason Adasiewicz on the soundtrack of my forthcoming documentary ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD & CHICAGO. I’ve loved the sound of the vibraphone at least as far back as … Continue reading

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