NR | Documentary | 1 Hour 42 Minutes
“This film is a window into the lives of my musical brothers, whose gold standard is to make sure that every song they play on comes out even better than the songwriter imagined. Now they’re doing that for their own songs, and this film tells their story beautifully.” – Carole King
One of the untold sagas of classic rock has been a secret for decades. It’s time to let it all hang out.
The new documentary, IMMEDIATE FAMILY, celebrates the four sessions musicians
responsible for the biggest hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s. And who are still touring!
IMMEDIATE FAMILY honors the work of Danny Kortchmar, Leland Sklar, Russ Kunkel, and
Waddy Wachtel – through the praise of a few of their friends. Namely… Carole King, James
Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Keith Richards, Neil Young, Don Henley, Stevie Nicks, David Crosby,
Jackson Browne, Lyle Lovett, and Phil Collins.
IMMEDIATE FAMILY was directed by Danny Tedesco, who directed the acclaimed film THE
IMMEDIATE FAMILY will have a one-night-only screening on Wednesday, January 10 at 7:00
pm at the Rosendale Theatre. The film is presented by the Music Fan Series.
After the screening, enjoy a Zoom interview with veteran rock journalist Jim Farber, who will
share behind-the-scenes stories about the band Immediate Family. He will be interviewed by Music Fan Series member Jay Blotcher.Jim Farber has been writing about music since the Ramones were new. After serving as chief music critic for the New York Daily News for 25 years, he began to contribute to the New York Times, the Guardian, MOJO, New York Magazine, and many other publications. A three-time winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for music journalism, Farber is also an adjunct professor at the Clive Davis Institute of New York University.