Brand new trailer just came out today for the new documentary The Changin' Times of Ike White . Please check it out here!! This film is going to blow your mind.
Ike White was a musical prodigy serving life in prison since age 19. His luck changed when he had the opportunity to record the album Changin’ Times (1976) with WAR producer Jerry Goldstein, while still incarcerated. Decades later, filmmaker Daniel Vernon tracks down White out of prison, living in obscurity, and the story takes dramatic twists. “You’ll want to buy a ticket and see it before your friends discover it first and tell you about it” (Unseen Films).
Released in 1976, Changin' Times was an extraordinary album recorded in extraordinary circumstances. The artist, Ike White, was a musical prodigy who was in prison since the age of 19, serving life for murder. Produced by legendary music producer Jerry Goldstein, the album became Ike's ticket to freedom. But, on the cusp of stardom, Ike slipped out of the limelight, changed his name and disappeared. This is his story.