The acclaimed documentary series Diamonds Along the Highway continues. Join Gus Mollasis as he introduces us to stories about Florida’s most interesting people, places and history.

 

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Here Comes the Sun

This former Wisconsin native followed the sun down to Florida and has called Sarasota home for over 50 years. Despite his battles with cancer, Freddie jumps on his Harley most days and heads to his favorite spot in hopes of capturing an inspiring sunrise or sunset to share on social media.

Jammin’ at the Allegro

Diamonds continues its look at jazz master Dick Hyman and his favorite local hang where he performs with his friend of forty years Kitt Moran. The Kitt Moran Quartet has turned this funky little Venice, Florida bistro into a Monday night mecca.

Dick Hyman – We All Learn to Swing

He’s among the most acclaimed jazz pianists of the twentieth century. From Benny Goodman to Dizzy Gillespie to Charlie Parker, Mr. Hyman has played with just about anyone whose brilliance has scorched the jazz scene in the last seventy years, tapping the ivories on pianos everywhere as only he can.

Miracle on Longboat Key

Artist Ed Miracle, aka “Miracle Man” is that in every sense. All hyperbole aside, this self-taught artist lends his vision to embrace the world, both the bad and the sublime.

Gone Fishing For Old Florida: Voices of Cortez

Welcome to old Florida— Cortez. In fact, it’s the oldest surviving fishing village in the state, dating back to the 1880s. With tropical breezes, fresh fish, and laid-back locals this is truly a place out of another time.

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