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Amazon preps Jon Brewer’s “Monochrome” docuseries

Digital streaming giant Amazon is preparing to share the exclusive digital premiere of English documentary director and producer Jon Brewer’s three-part series Monochrome: Black, White & Blue. Told through sit-down interviews and ...
February 8, 2018

Digital streaming giant Amazon is preparing to share the exclusive digital premiere of English documentary director and producer Jon Brewer’s three-part series Monochrome: Black, White & Blue.

Told through sit-down interviews and live musical performances, the 3 x 60-minute miniseries explores the deep-rooted history of blues music in America by charting the evolution of the genre through pivotal moments in the nation’s history, including slavery, slavery’s abolition and the Civil Rights Movement.

Artists and luminaries featured in the series include Morgan Freeman, Chuck Berry, Bill Wyman, B.B. King, Jake Bugg, Carlos Santana, Ronnie Wood, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray and George Thorogood, with appearances by Aerosmith, Run-D.M.C, Slash, T-Bone Walker, ZZ Top, Bono, Irvin Mayfield,  Jimmie Wood, John Mayall, Johnny Winter, Moby, Susan Tedeschi, Buddy Guy and Allen Toussaint.

Monochrome: Black, White & Blue is produced by Emperor Media, in association with Bounce Sales Division and Blues Trail Limited.

Monochrome: Black, White & Blue premieres exclusively on Prime Video, through Amazon Video Direct, beginning Feb. 12.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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