WBEZ | Andrew Thomas http://www.wbez.org/tags/andrew-thomas Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Documentary explores sounds of jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-15/documentary-explores-sounds-jazz-pianist-vince-guaraldi-85231 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-15/Vince-Guaraldi.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Another trove of found footage is behind a new film featuring <a href="http://www.vinceguaraldi.com/">Vince Guaraldi</a>. His name may ring a bell – and odds are you already know his music. Guaraldi is the man that gave <em>Peanuts</em> a soundtrack. But the jazz pianist had other pursuits as well.<br> <br> More than 40 years ago, he set out to make a documentary with Ralph Gleason, the co-founder of <a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/" target="_blank"><em>Rolling Stone</em></a>. Decades later, Gleason’s son Toby and award-winning filmmaker Andrew Thomas have brought their film back to life in <a href="http://www.anatomyofvinceguaraldi.com/" target="_blank"><em>The Anatomy of Vince Guaraldi</em></a>. The documentary makes its Chicago premiere at <a href="http://www.cimmfest.org/" target="_blank">CIMMFest</a> on Sunday, April 17.<br> <br> WBEZ’s Richard Steele spoke to director Andrew Thomas, and the filmmaker started by talking about the discovery of the film footage.</p></p> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 13:23:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-15/documentary-explores-sounds-jazz-pianist-vince-guaraldi-85231