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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.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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