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Norman Granz presents Improvisation

Author: Norman Granz; Gjon Mili; LaserSwing Productions.
Publisher: [Gland, Switzerland] : LaserSwing Productions, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of jazz improvisations filmed at jam sessions and jazz festivals recorded 1950-1979.
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Named Person: Charlie Parker; Coleman Hawkins; Ella Fitzgerald; Lester Young; Hank Jones; Ella Fitzgerald; Coleman Hawkins; Hank Jones; Charlie Parker; Lester Young
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Granz; Gjon Mili; LaserSwing Productions.
OCLC Number: 167957062
Notes: Improvisation, Gjon Mili & Norman Granz's legendary 1950 jazz film, is finally presented here in its complete and final form, including additional camera angles and never before seen rushes. Also featured ... 1944 short film Jammin the blues, Granz & Mili's first cinematic collaboration.
Performer(s): Performers include Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young, Hank Jones ; also featuring Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Ray Brown, Duke Ellington, Count Basie ; narrated by Norman Granz.
Description: 2 videodiscs (182 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Improvisation
Jammin' the blues.

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A series of jazz improvisations filmed at jam sessions and jazz festivals recorded 1950-1979.

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