(2-CD + DVD set) Over 135 minutes of music on 2 CDs culled from Freeman's four records on Premonition released between 2001-2006 3 Bonus tracks never before released on CD including "Moose the Mooche," "It’s Impossible," and "This is Always" Featured artists include Jimmy Cobb, Jason Moran, Richard Wyands, Bobby Peterson, John Webber, among others.
DVD including two extended and never before released film clips of Freeman.
Title 1 is a 15 minute video of the ceremony celebrating the street renaming of 75th St in Chicago as "Von Freeman Way" and features an extended oration by Freeman that is touching, smart and historic. Title 2 is a video presentation of a live, 45 minute interview with Freeman conducted by critic Neil Tesser for the Jazz Institute of Chicago. The interview is wide ranging and informative. The then 82-year old Freeman talks extensively about the many musicians he's worked with over his long career including Sun Ra, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Gene Ammons, Johnny Griffin and Capt Walter Dyett, a legendary Chicago educator, among others.
NTSC all region, 60 minutes.
•"The whole history of jazz. Freeman can hit a climax or unwind a ballad with amazing sensitivity. There's no one like him." - Philadelphia Enquirer