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The World according to John Coltrane

Author: Toby ByronRichard SaylorRobert PalmerEd WheelerJohn ColtraneAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : BMG Video, 1991.
Series: Masters of American music series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interviews with jazz musicians commenting upon the impact which John Coltrane, an innovative jazz saxophonist, had upon American jazz music. Film traces Coltrane's musical growth from his roots in the black church and in rhythm & blues, through his forty years of life. Film culminates in a musical meeting between the saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell and dervish musicians in Morocco.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Feature films
History
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: John Coltrane; Rashied Ali; Tommy Flanagan; Jimmy Heath; Wayne Shorter; La Monte Young; Rashied Ali; John Coltrane; Tommy Flanagan; Jimmy Heath; Wayne Shorter
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Byron; Richard Saylor; Robert Palmer; Ed Wheeler; John Coltrane; A Coltrane-Turiyasangitananda; Roscoe Mitchell; East Stinson, Inc.; Toby Byron/Multiprises.; Taurus Film GmbH.; Video Arts, Japan.; BMG Video.
OCLC Number: 29385022
Notes: Originally released by East Stinson Inc. in 1990.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Producers, Toby Byron, Richard Saylor ; directors, Robert Palmer, Toby Byron ; photography, Herb Forsberg ; editor, Susan Peehl ; writer, Robert Palmer.
Performer(s): Roscoe Mitchell (guest artist), Rashied Ali, Alice Coltrane, Tommy Flanagan, Jimmy Heath, Wayne Shorter, La Monte Young and members of the Aissaoua Brotherhood.
Ed Wheeler, narrator.
Description: 1 videocassette (59 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Masters of American music series.
Responsibility: a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and Video Arts, Japan.

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Interviews with jazz musicians commenting upon the impact which John Coltrane, an innovative jazz saxophonist, had upon American jazz music. Film traces Coltrane's musical growth from his roots in the black church and in rhythm & blues, through his forty years of life. Film culminates in a musical meeting between the saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell and dervish musicians in Morocco.

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