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Author: Scott Laster; Peter Bodge; D A Pennebaker; Gil Scott-Heron; Rhapsody Films.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Rhapsody Films, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Four unrelated short features on jazz. Honky-tonk Bud is a jazz-rap composition featuring doggerel poems that chronicle characters from Black street mythology. Bird lives is an animated short featuring the music of Charlie Parker. Daybreak express features a New York subway ride on the elevated tracks at dawn. Is that jazz? is a saxophone performance by Gil Scott-Heron.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Documentary films
Filmed performances
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Laster; Peter Bodge; D A Pennebaker; Gil Scott-Heron; Rhapsody Films.
OCLC Number: 16201960
Credits: Directors: 1. Scott Laster, 2. Peter Bodge, 3. D.A. Pennebaker, 4. Robert Mugge ; other credits vary with each film.
Performer(s): Edward Wilkerson, John Toles-Bey, Charlie Parker, Gil Scott-Heron, et al.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Honky-tonk bud (11 min.) / Scott Laster. c1985. --
Bird lives (3.5 min.) / Peter Bodge. c1977. --
Daybreak express (6 min.) / D.A. Pennebaker. c1958. --
Is that jazz? (9 min.) / Gil Scott-Heron. 1972?
Other Titles: Honky-tonk bud
Bird lives
Daybreak express
Is that jazz?

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Four unrelated short features on jazz. Honky-tonk Bud is a jazz-rap composition featuring doggerel poems that chronicle characters from Black street mythology. Bird lives is an animated short featuring the music of Charlie Parker. Daybreak express features a New York subway ride on the elevated tracks at dawn. Is that jazz? is a saxophone performance by Gil Scott-Heron.

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