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Ricker, Bruce 1942-2011

Overview
Works: 56 works in 120 publications in 1 language and 2,110 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Concert films  Interviews  Musical films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, Restager, Film editor, Translator, Scenarist
Classifications: ML419.M65, 781.656
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bruce Ricker
Publications by Bruce Ricker
Publications by Bruce Ricker, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bruce Ricker
Thelonious Monk : straight no chaser by Charlotte Zwerin( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Biography of jazz pianist and composer, Thelonious Monk. Includes 1968 film footage, new interviews, still photos, and more
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Director and piano player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical footage in addition to interviews and performances
The last of the Blue Devils by Count Basie( visu )
23 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 363 libraries worldwide
A documentary recollection of music and musicians associated with Kansas City, Mo. in the 1930's, featuring Count Basie and his orchestra, Joe Turner, and Jay McShann
Tony Bennett : the music never ends by Tony Bennett( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Clint Eastwood presents the career of singer Tony Bennett, with archival footage, live performances including his performance at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 2005, and interviews
Clint Eastwood : out of the shadows by Bruce Ricker( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of American actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood
Eastwood after hours : Live at Carnegie Hall ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Documentary film of jazz lover, Clint Eastwood, with jazz greats for a select concert on October 17, 1996 at Carnegie Hall, New York City
The last of the Blue Devils ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of Kansas City music in the twenties and thirties, when this midwestern city acquired an intense concentration of nightlife. Features performances by Joe Turner, the Jay McShann Big Band, Count Basie and his orchestra, and members of the origianl Oklahoma City Blue Devils. Also includes archival footage and reminiscences by Ernie Williams, Joe Turner, Count Basie, Jay McShann, Buster Smith, and others
Sweet love, bitter by Mal Waldron( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
In this thinly disguised account of the last years of Charlie "Bird" Parker, comedian Dick Gregory stars as Richie "Eagle" Coles, a jazz saxophonist with a genius for friendship and self-destruction
Jim Hall : a life in progress by Jim Hall( visu )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Explores the life and music of Jim Hall
The Art Ensemble of Chicago : live from the Jazz Showcase ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A live performance by the Art Ensemble of Chicago at the Jazz Showcase in 1981. One of the most intelligent jazz documentaries around
Steve Lacy : lift the bandstand by Peter Bull( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Portrait of Steve Lacy, a musician who pioneered the use of the soprano saxophone in post-war jazz; includes Lacy speaking about himself and the music
Portrait of Pee Wee Russell ; Baby Laurence : jazz hoofer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Includes rare documentaries of two of the most extraordinary figures in jazz, clarinetist Pee Wee Russell, and jazz tap extraordinaire Baby Laurence
Legendary New Orleans musicians by Milt Hinton( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the life of jazz bassist Chester Zardis
Clint Eastwood : out of the shadows ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Program covers Clint Eastwood's life and work
After hours ; Jazz dance ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
After hours shows a late night jam session at the After Hours Club, staged for TV
Barry Harris : the spirit of bebop ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
This intimate portrait of modern jazz pianist Barry Harris becomes an historic walk with some of the best known jazz musicians of the 1950s abd 60s
The Art Ensemble of Chicago : in concert ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A performance at The Jazz Showcase, November 1, 1981
Jim Hall : a life in progress ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Explores the life and music of Jim Hall
The universal mind of Bill Evans : the creative process and self-teaching by Bill Evans( visu )
in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Features Bill Evans in performance, plus an explanation by the Evans brothers and Allen of how a jazz artist creates his art
Elvin Jones : different drummer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Solo piano and Byard's big band, the Appollo Stompers, and commentary in a very relaxed and natural manner by Byard; commentary by bassist Ron Carter and Pianist Bill Evans (Anything for jazz). Background and style of jazz drummer Elvin Jones, including the origin, arrangement, and performance of his original compositions (Different drummer)
 
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Alternative Names
Bruce Ricker American filmmaker
Bruce Ricker Amerikaans filmregisseur (1942-2011)
Bruce Ricker US-amerikanischer Produzent und Filmregisseur
Брюс Рикер
Languages
English (74)
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