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When his basketball career came to a close, the late Wayman Tisdale turned back to his "first love," music. He recorded nine albums as a bassist, four of which hit #1 on the US charts! This new collection presents twelve of the finest tracks from his catalog, and includes guest appearances from George Duke and Toby Keith.

“The Wayman Tisdale Story is a must-see film for all audiences.” ~ Los Angeles Times

“You can never give up because quitting is not an option. No matter how dark it is or how weak you get, until you take that last breath, you must fight.” ~ Wayman Tisdale (1964-2009)

THE WAYMAN TISDALE STORY

THIS DOCUMENTARY CELEBRATES THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF THE THREE-TIME ALL-AMERICAN, GOLD MEDAL OLYMPIAN, FORMER NBA STAR AND WORLD RENOWNED JAZZ MUSICIAN.

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES: MICHAEL JORDAN INTERVIEW UNCUT AND LIVE PERFORMANCES BY WAYMAN TISDALE, DAVE KOZ, AND JONATHAN BUTLER

ESPN AND NBA TV TO AIR DOCUMENTARY THIS FALL

RENDEZVOUS MUSIC / MACK AVENUE TO RELEASE DVD AND CD/DVD ON NOVEMBER 22; CD INCLUDES PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED TRACK

FILM INCLUDES INTERVIEWS WITH WAYMAN AND HIS FAMILY, MICHAEL JORDAN, SAM PERKINS, TOBY KEITH, MARCUS MILLER, DAVE KOZ, A. C. GREEN, JONATHAN BUTLER, STEVE MCKEEVER, AND BILLY TUBBS

WRITTEN, PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY EMMY-NOMINATED FILMMAKER BRIAN SCHODORF

Embodying his life’s approach of compassion, courage, and optimism, The Wayman Tisdale
Story is a feature length documentary that offers a detailed account of the life of former basketball star and jazz musician Wayman Tisdale. Told through his own words, The Wayman Tisdale Story journeys through Tisdale’s life from this childhood as a preacher’s son to his battle with cancer. A story of human courage in the face of adversity, the documentary airs on ESPN and NBA TV this fall, with the DVD and CD/DVD release to follow on November 22 from Rendezvous Music/Mack Avenue. Rendezvous Music compliments the telling of Wayman’s story with a soundtrack featuring 13 tracks, including the previously unreleased track, “Slam Dunk,” produced by Jeff Lorber, and “Cryin’ For Me,” which was written and performed as a tribute to Wayman by Toby Keith.

For press contacts or to request a screening please email: waymantisdalestory@gmail.com