Praise for the film:
Very touching, very moving….A great film about a great man!
A must-see. [Clifford] said so much musically in a short life time. Amazing!
Incredible documentary….Moving, inspirational, uplifting. Beautifully done! Thank you for this great blessing!
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Long time coming but an amazing view of my dad’s life and music.
Clifford Brown, Jr.
The best video biography of a leading jazz musician I have seen and essential for Brownie’s many admirers and others who want to know more about him.
Bob Weir, Jazz Journal
Brownie Speaks has been selected in Jazz History Online’s Best of 2014 list! Thank you for enlightening the jazz world with your artistry!
Thomas Cunniffe, Jazz History Online
Ideally, projects like these should touch, inform, entertain and educate. This succeeds on every level. One of the finest jazz films ever made.
Bruce Klauber, The Jazz Scene
Thoroughly researched and fascinating….The heartfelt sincerity of Brownie Speaks along with its devotion to historical accuracy and detail earn it a five-star rating and a secure place as an important telling of jazz history….A ground-breaking documentary!
Victor L. Schermer, All About Jazz
One of the most important historic documents of jazz to grace our consciousness. You’ll cry, you’ll laugh and you’ll love this beautifully crafted tribute to a jazz genius.
George Fendel, Jazz Society of Oregon
The first time I watched Brownie Speaks, it brought me to tears! I was so moved and amazed at the amount of primary source information. Director Don Glanden presents us with a touching and fulfilling 85 minutes of pure magic!
Bobby Rodriguez, L.A. Jazz Scene
An outstanding contribution to the historical record as it relates to Clifford Brown….Brownie Speaks is a must for any serious jazz fans or fans of Clifford Brown and his music.
Jason Crafton, International Trumpet Guild Journal
A very fine film and it really serves a great need in the jazz community! And the 28-page booklet is a treasure trove of new information.