David Axelrod & Don Randi

Don Randi was a longtime friend and collaborator of David Axelrod. In 1969, Don conducted the orchestra and played piano on “Songs of Experience,” David’s second solo record on Capitol Records. In 2018, Don met with us to talk about the recording of the album and his relationship with David. He even played a song for us.

This session was filmed at Emile Haynie's home studio in May 2018.

Directed, shot & edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

Bubbha Thomas - Free As You Wanna Be

A short promo for the reissue of “Free As You Wanna Be,” an essential album by legendary Houston jazz drummer Bubbha Thomas.

Edited and animated by Bennett Piscitelli.

Songs Of Experience - Listening with Don Randi

Don Randi meets with Eothen "Egon" Alapatt of Now-Again Records to approve an acetate of David Axelrod's album "Songs of Experience," an album Don and David had recorded together nearly 50 years prior.

This session was filmed at Emile Haynie's home studio in May 2018.

Directed, shot & edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

Special thanks to Emile and Marvin the House Cat.

David Axelrod - "Song of Innocence"

A short promo for the re-issue of David Axelrod's 1968 debut solo album "Song Of Innocence". All footage shot within Capitol Records studios in Hollywood.

shot and edited by Bennett Piscitelli
video and reissue produced by Eothen "Egon" Alapatt & Now-Again Records

Function Underground

An introduction to the Black & Brown American rock sound of the 1970's.

Directed & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.
Voiceover by Roc-C.
Produced by Eothen "Egon" Alapatt.

Fabiano Do Nascimento - Tempo Dos Mestres

Short promo for the release of Fabiano do Nascimento's second solo release on Now-Again Records, Temp Dos Mestres.

Directed & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli. 

Wake Up You!

A short film on the rise of the post-Civil War Nigerian rock scene. 

Directed, Animated & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.
Voiceover by Uchenna Ikonne.
Produced by Eothen "Egon" Alapatt

Isaac Hayes - Do Your Thing

Short promo for the release of the full recording session of Isaac Hayes and the Bar-Kays 1971 classic "DO YOUR THING". An artifact of music history, consigned to the vaults...until now!!

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

Now-Again Reserve Edition

A promo announcing Now-Again's official vinyl subscription service.

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

4th Coming

A short documentary on unsung 70's funk and soul duo The 4th Coming. 

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.
Voiceover by Eothen "Egon" Alapatt.
 

Richard Marks

A short conversation with the son of 70's Atlanta funk and soul hero Richard Marks.

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

Fabiano Do Nascimento - Dança Dos Tempos

Meet folkloric brazilian guitarist Fabiano and legendary brazilian percussionist Airto.

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

David Axelrod &  Don Randi
Bubbha Thomas - Free As You Wanna Be
Songs Of Experience - Listening with Don Randi
David Axelrod - "Song of Innocence"
Function Underground
Fabiano Do Nascimento - Tempo Dos Mestres
Wake Up You!
Isaac Hayes - Do Your Thing
Now-Again Reserve Edition
4th Coming
Richard Marks
Fabiano Do Nascimento - Dança Dos Tempos
David Axelrod & Don Randi

Don Randi was a longtime friend and collaborator of David Axelrod. In 1969, Don conducted the orchestra and played piano on “Songs of Experience,” David’s second solo record on Capitol Records. In 2018, Don met with us to talk about the recording of the album and his relationship with David. He even played a song for us.

This session was filmed at Emile Haynie's home studio in May 2018.

Directed, shot & edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

Bubbha Thomas - Free As You Wanna Be

A short promo for the reissue of “Free As You Wanna Be,” an essential album by legendary Houston jazz drummer Bubbha Thomas.

Edited and animated by Bennett Piscitelli.

Songs Of Experience - Listening with Don Randi

Don Randi meets with Eothen "Egon" Alapatt of Now-Again Records to approve an acetate of David Axelrod's album "Songs of Experience," an album Don and David had recorded together nearly 50 years prior.

This session was filmed at Emile Haynie's home studio in May 2018.

Directed, shot & edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

Special thanks to Emile and Marvin the House Cat.

David Axelrod - "Song of Innocence"

A short promo for the re-issue of David Axelrod's 1968 debut solo album "Song Of Innocence". All footage shot within Capitol Records studios in Hollywood.

shot and edited by Bennett Piscitelli
video and reissue produced by Eothen "Egon" Alapatt & Now-Again Records

Function Underground

An introduction to the Black & Brown American rock sound of the 1970's.

Directed & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.
Voiceover by Roc-C.
Produced by Eothen "Egon" Alapatt.

Fabiano Do Nascimento - Tempo Dos Mestres

Short promo for the release of Fabiano do Nascimento's second solo release on Now-Again Records, Temp Dos Mestres.

Directed & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli. 

Wake Up You!

A short film on the rise of the post-Civil War Nigerian rock scene. 

Directed, Animated & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.
Voiceover by Uchenna Ikonne.
Produced by Eothen "Egon" Alapatt

Isaac Hayes - Do Your Thing

Short promo for the release of the full recording session of Isaac Hayes and the Bar-Kays 1971 classic "DO YOUR THING". An artifact of music history, consigned to the vaults...until now!!

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

Now-Again Reserve Edition

A promo announcing Now-Again's official vinyl subscription service.

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

4th Coming

A short documentary on unsung 70's funk and soul duo The 4th Coming. 

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.
Voiceover by Eothen "Egon" Alapatt.
 

Richard Marks

A short conversation with the son of 70's Atlanta funk and soul hero Richard Marks.

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

Fabiano Do Nascimento - Dança Dos Tempos

Meet folkloric brazilian guitarist Fabiano and legendary brazilian percussionist Airto.

Directed, Shot & Edited by Bennett Piscitelli.

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