Thomas Chapin Film Review in Arteidolia

In the latest issue of Arteidolia, Patrick Brennan reviews Night Bird Song, Stephanie Castillo’s documentary about the late saxophonist Thomas Chapin.

Journalist and filmmaker Stephanie Castillo has accomplished a combination coup and tour de force with her documentary on the music and life of composer–saxophonist-flautist Thomas Chapin (1957-1998). Chapin was a master musician willing and able to crisscross assumed genre boundaries whose intensive activities were interrupted at the age of 40 by a sudden intrusion of leukemia.