American Masters

Making B.B. King: The Life of Riley - Director Interview

Clip: Season 30 Episode 2

Jon Brewer, the director/producer of B.B. King: The Life of Riley, describes how the first documentary on the blues legend came to be, his experience of filming B.B., and how his own background in the music business helps his film work.

Aired: 02/12/16

Rating: NR

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