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Ricker, Bruce 1942-2011

Overview
Works: 40 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 2,069 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews  Drama  Film adaptations  Music  History  Documentary films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Film editor, Scenarist, Translator
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 )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
A wide-ranging documentary that aims to put Monk's status into context and perspective. It blends the history of Monk's early career in Harlem with archival black-and-white footage of the pianist performing his own compositions for Norwegian and French TV
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 435 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 )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 275 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 240 libraries worldwide
Clint Eastwood presents the extraordinary career of Tony Bennett with archival footage, live performances including his performance at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 2005 and interviews with celebrities reminiscing about their favorite moments with him
Clint Eastwood out of the shadows ( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of American actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood
Last of the blue devils the movie about Kansas City jazz ( visu )
10 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of Kansas City music in the twenties and thirties, when this midwestern city acquired an intense concentration of nightlife. Includes performances by, and interviews with, Count Basie and his orchestra, Bennie Motten and his orchestra, Joe Turner, Jay McShann, Charlie Parker, and The Oklahoma Blue Devils
Eastwood after hours Live at Carnegie Hall ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 56 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
Jim Hall a life in progress by Jim Hall( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Explores the life and music of Jim Hall
Sweet love, bitter ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 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
Legendary New Orleans musicians by Milt Hinton( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the life of bassist Chester Zardis, the great African-American pioneer jazz innovator
The Art Ensemble of Chicago live from the Jazz Showcase ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 27 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 24 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
After hours / a Shepart production ; Jazz Dance by Shepherd Traube( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Jazz dance captures a jazz band playing for regulars and two professional dancers at the Central Park Dance Hall in Mahattan in 1954
Barry Harris the spirit of bebop ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 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
Portrait of Pee Wee Russell Baby Laurence : jazz hoofer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Includes rare documentaries of two of the most extraordinary figures in jazz, clarinetist Pee Wee Russell, and jazz tap extraordinaire Baby Laurence
The Art Ensemble of Chicago in concert ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A performance at The Jazz Showcase, November 1, 1981
The Universal mind of Bill Evans the creative process and self-teaching by Bill Evans( visu )
in English and held by 8 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 8 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)
Charles Mingus ( visu )
in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A portrait of this great bassist/jazz composer and some of the hard times that came his way. Shows scenes of him conducting his big band, composing, singing and reciting his own poetry
Budd Boetticher a man can do that ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Traces the life and filmmaking career of Hollywood director Budd Boetticher, who directed three classic bullfighting films, several crime thrillers and a series of Westerns that earned him a cult critical reputation. Several interviews with Boetticher are interspersed with clips from many of his films and commentary by his contemporaries
 
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