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Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story

Winter 2015 Film Festival Showings

  • Palm Springs International Film Festival: Jan 2-10. Details Coming Soon!
  • Atlanta Film Festival: Mar 20-29. Details Coming Soon!

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    Wild At Heart Films is pleased to announce "Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story," premiering at film festivals this summer. The film was directed by NC Heikin with executive producer Michael Connelly and producer James Egan.

    Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story The documentary film tells the story of Frank Morgan, a prodigal alto sax player who battled drug addiction and nearly 30 years of prison incarceration before a 22 year comeback career. His story and transformation is told through interviews with fellow musicians and people who were close to him, as well as interviews with Frank and clips of his performances.

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    Watch The Official Film Trailer




    Interviews @ LA Film Fest Premiere




    LA Film Fest Opening Night Party

    Sound of Redemption LAFF Opening Night Party
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    Scenes from the Frank Morgan Tribute Concert + Q&A

    Live performance on Sunday, June 15th, at the Grammy Museum in Downtown Los Angeles.
    Frank Morgan Tribute Concert: Image 1

    Clips From The Film





    Tribute Concert At San Quentin State Prison

    Frank Morgan Tribute Concert At San Quentin State Prison
    Courtesy of Terrill Lee Lankford. Click for more images.


    Sound of Redemption Production & Music Crew

    Sound of Redemption Production & Music Crew
    L to R: James Egan, producer; Ron Carter, bass; Grace Kelly, sax; NC Heikin, director; Mark Gross, sax; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, drums; George Cables, piano; Delfeayo Marsalis, trombone; Michael Connolly, executive producer

    Sound of Redemption: Postcard

    Sound of Redemption Postcard

    About Wild At Heart

    Wild At Heart Films was founded by producer James Egan in July 2000 to create "Media that Makes a Difference." James Egan is a producer, screenwriter, and a screenwriting professor at the USC Graduate School of Cinematic Arts.
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  • WILD AT HEART FILMS was founded by James Egan: producer, screenwriter, and a screenwriting professor at the USC Graduate School of Cinematic Arts.