Jazz Giants of the 20th Century (2007)

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1h 10min
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Synopsis:
Here are some of the greatest jazz artists of the 20th century - from the early pioneers through Be Bop and on to more progressive musicians - in 17 rare, vintage performances. Many of these numbers were performed live on TV and have never been available before. As a special bonus there's All This Jazz, a fascinating overview featuring commentary from jazz greats Red Holloway, Ernie Watts and Gerald Wilson.

Tracklisting:
1. Duke Ellington - Creole Rhapsody (1933)
2. Cab Calloway - Long About Midnight (1935)
3. Louis Armstrong - Shine (1942)
4. Dizzy Gillespie - Be Bop (1946)
5. Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts (1946)
6. Count Basie - Count Basie Boogie (1949)
7. Buddy Rich - Ad-lib Drum Solo (1955)
8. Lionel Hampton - Flying Home (1957)
9. Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Oscar Peterson Trio, Nat King Cole - Stompin' at the Savoy (1957)
10. Nelson Riddle Orchestra - Dig-A-Dig-A-Doo (1957)
11. Louis Armstrong - You Rascal You (1964)
12. Louis Armstrong - Back Home in Indiana (1964)
13. Lionel Hampton - I Got Rhythm (1969)
14. Herbie Mann - There is a Mountain (1969)
15. Earl "Fatha" Hines - Hesitation Blues (1977)
16. Grover Washington Jr. - A Secret Place (1977)
17. Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea - Someday My Prince Will Come (1979)
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Producers:
Steve Stoliar, Dante J. Pugliese, Eduardo Eguia Dibildox
Writers:
Kent Hagen
Genres:
Documentary, Music & Musicals
BBFC:
Release Date:
Not released
Run Time:
70 minutes
Languages:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
NTSC
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour and B & W
Bonus:
  • "All This Jazz" - Featuring Commentary from jazz greats Red Holloway, Ernie Watts and Gerald Wilson

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