She's a force of nature on stage, in the recording studio, and as the subject of the new documentary "Miss Sharon Jones!" by Oscar-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple.
The Grammy-nominated Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings have brought back the raw energy of soul music at its best. The film opens in select cinemas today and tracks the electrifying soul diva as she faces a life-threatening illness.
Larry Mantle speaks with Sharon about her start as a recording artist at age 40, her inspiration, and her ongoing battle with an illness while touring the world.
“Miss Sharon Jones!” opens today in Los Angeles; Sharon will be at the Nuart for tonight's screenings (7:30 p.m. show with a Q&A; 9:55 p.m. show with an Intro)
Sharon Jones, Soul singer featured in “Miss Sharon Jones! a new documentary by Oscar-winning documentarian Barbara Kopple (“Harlan County, USA”)