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The girls in the band

Author: Judy ChaikinMichael GreeneNancy KissockHugh M HefnerEdward Osei-GyimahAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Artist Tribe [United States] : Virgil Films, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Collector's editionView all editions and formats
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The award-winning documentary film tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, history-making journeys from the late 30s to the present day. The many first-hand accounts of the challenges faced by these talented women provide a glimpse into decades of racism and sexism that have existed in America.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Chaikin; Michael Greene; Nancy Kissock; Hugh M Hefner; Edward Osei-Gyimah; Artist Tribe (Firm),; One Step Productions,
OCLC Number: 929897252
Language Note: English dialogue; English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced in 2011.
Includes commentary by Judy Chaikin and Michael Greene, film trailer, and never before seen stores: On the road with the diva jazz orchestra ; Mary Lou Williams - the lady who swung the band ; Jennifer Leitham - making the changes ; Another great day in Harlem.
Credits: Editor, Edward Osei-Gyimah.
Performer(s): Featuring Marian McPartland, Esperanza Spalding, Herbie Hancock, Terri Lyne Carrington, Patrice Rushen, Mary Lou Williams, Melba Liston, Ina Ray Hutton, Lil Hardin Armstrong, the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, and many more.
Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color and black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, widescreen.
Responsibility: an Artist Tribe/One Step production ; a July Chaikin film ; produced by Judy Chaikin & Michael Greene ; producer, Nancy Kissock ; co-producer, Hugh M. Hefner ; director, Judy Chaikin ; written by Judy Chaikin and Edward Osei-Gyimah.

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The award-winning documentary film tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, history-making journeys from the late 30s to the present day. The many first-hand accounts of the challenges faced by these talented women provide a glimpse into decades of racism and sexism that have existed in America.

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