Executive produced by Ridley Scott, ‘Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives’ will premiere with performances by Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson and Earth, Wind & Fire.
The documentary Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives will open the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, complete with a chart-topper concert at Radio City Music Hall.
Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson and Earth, Wind & Fire, among others, will perform after the doc’s world premiere on April 19.
Based on Davis’ best-selling 2013 autobiography, Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Livesexplores the life and historic career of the seasoned music executive and producer, from his humble Brooklyn beginnings and brief stint as a lawyer to his development of major record labels (Columbia, Arista, J). The doc also encapsulates the discoveries and careers of artists he nurtured and steps inside his storied annual Pre-Grammy Gala for the first time. The loss of Whitney Houston, to whom Davis wrote a pleading letter before her death, is recounted in a major chapter of the film.
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