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The story of jazz

Author: Toby Byron/Multiprises.; Taurus Film GmbH.; BMG Video.
Publisher: New York : Distributed by BMG Video, ©1993.
Series: Masters of American music series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Deluxe gatefold edView all editions and formats
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Profiles the pivotal figures in American jazz with authoritative commentary and first-hand observations. Includes archive footage of performances by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie and many other important artists.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Byron/Multiprises.; Taurus Film GmbH.; BMG Video.
OCLC Number: 32198263
Notes: Title from container.
Previously released in 1991 by East Stinson, Inc.
Credits: Director of photography, Herbert Forsberg; editor, Faith Patrice Jones; narrator, Lloyd Richards ; executive producers, David Steffen, Hisao Ebine.
Performer(s): Interviews with Winton Marsalis, Lester Bowie, Milt Hinton, Doc Cheatham, Bud Freeman, Zilner Randolph, Randy Weston, Billy Taylor, Jay McShann, Buddy Tate, Claude Williams, Haywood Henry, Illinois Jacquet, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Grover Mitchell, Tony Bennett, Carmen McRae, Buck Clayton, Annie Ross, Jimmy Heath, Billy Eckstine, Dizzy Gillespie, Ben Riley, Roy Haynes, Barry Harris, Joe Williams, Rashied Ali, Wayne Shorter.
Description: 1 videocassette (97 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; digitally mastered.
Contents: Mood indigo (Duke Ellington) --
How high the moon (Ella Fitzgerald) --
Carolina shout (Willie "The lion" Smith) --
Hot house (Charlie Parker ; Dizzy Gillespie) --
Dinah (Louis Armstrong) --
Nagasaki (Jimmy Lunceford) --
One o'clock jump (Charles Mingus ; Count Basie) --
Fine and mellow (Billie Holiday) --
'Round midnight (Thelonious Monk) --
So what (Miles Davis ; John Coltrane) --
Blues for Pablo (Gail Evans) --
Cherokee (The Original Dixieland Jazz Band ; Sarah Vaughan).
Series Title: Masters of American music series.
Responsibility: directed by Matthew Seig ; written by Chris Albertson with Matthew Seig ; produced by Toby Byron and Richard Saylor ; a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, BMG Video and VideoArts Music.

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Profiles the pivotal figures in American jazz with authoritative commentary and first-hand observations. Includes archive footage of performances by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie and many other important artists.

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