TCAN Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Sgt Pepper


The Beatles’ album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is one of the high points of the Beatles’ career, as well as one of the most influential albums in all of popular music. Composer, producer and Beatles expert Scott Freiman takes music fans young and old on a magical tour through this masterpiece in Deconstructing Sgt. Pepper, an in-depth look at the Beatles’ creative process.

TCAN will screen the film on Sunday July 9 at 4:00pm and 7:30pm.

There’s a reason why the Beatles’ music continues to strike a chord with new generations of fans, 40 years after their last recording. Using rare audio and video clips, as well as anecdotes about the creation of the songs, Deconstructing Sgt. Pepper explores the groundbreaking production techniques that went into producing this landmark piece of music history. 

Join lecturer Scott Freiman as he combines his knowledge of The Beatles with a career as a composer producer and educator. His original music has been featured in award-winning films and performed at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. Scott is the owner of Second Act Studio, a state-of-the-art music and video studio for composition, recording and production. Learn more about Beatles Lectures at

Directly following the film, TCAN will play the new 50th anniversary deluxe version of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, remixed in delightful 5.1 high-resolution surround sound by Giles Martin, son of the album's producer the late George Martin. The remix, from the original 4-track master tapes, reveals a new clarity in the arrangements featuring a warm and present mix of Ringo's drums, vivid articulation of Paul McCartney's bass parts and a gorgeous presentation of the vocals throughout.

The special screenings are generously sponsored by Listen Up Record Store of Natick, MA, located at One South Avenue in Natick.