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|Named Person:||Dick Hyman|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dick Hyman; Monk Rowe; Hamilton College Jazz Archive.
|Notes:||Title from disc label.
Transcript of interview available at the Hamilton College Jazz Archive.
|Description:||1 videodisc (71 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
Working with Woody Allen --
Writing music for commercials --
Top musicians from the New York studio scene --
Blues-based pop and rock music : "in those days we didn't really respect it much, we just did it" --
Session work : piano parts --
Royalties and pay for session musicians/Hearing himself on the oldies station/Working as a "Whistler" --
Sound effects : slapping his thighs for a record/"I was willing to try almost anything" --
Jelly Roll Morton and James P. Johnson albums --
Relationship between tempo and "Swing" --
Improvisation : kaleidoscope analogy --
About Milt Hinton/About Bucky Pizzarelli's strumming --
Comments on Thelonious Monk/About Ken Burns' "Jazz" --
|Series Title:||Jazz Archive interview.|
|Responsibility:||interviewed by Monk Rowe, Clearwater Beach, FL, March 17, 2001.|