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12 Qwestions, Lizz Wright
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directed by Stéphane Maurice; produced by Quincy Jones, 1933-, in 12 Qwestions (Paris, Ile-de-France: Qwest TV, 2019), 14 mins
A singer whose audience is as broad as her tonal range, Lizz Wright’s accessible blend of jazz and pop is something that works as well on the jazz Billboard charts as it does with the purists. Having grown up as the daughter of a minister, Wright learned to play piano and sing in church, a formation which has be...
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directed by Stéphane Maurice; produced by Quincy Jones, 1933-, in 12 Qwestions (Paris, Ile-de-France: Qwest TV, 2019), 14 mins
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Chapter One: Learning to Listen
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written by John Minton; in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2008), 22-44
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written by John Minton; in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2008), 22-44
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American Masters, Season 36, Episode 3, Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes
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directed by Ben Shapiro, fl. 1969 and Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Julie Sacks, fl. 1996, Sam Pollard, fl. 1989 and Ben Shapiro, fl. 1969, Ford Foundation JustFilms, American Masters Pictures, Black Public Media and Public Broadcasting Service, in American Masters, Season 36, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2023), 1 hour 22 mins
Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes explores the life and music of the legendary drummer, bandleader and social activist--a remarkable series of creative peaks, personal struggles and reinventions--from Jim Crow to the Civil Rights years, from the heady days of post-war modern jazz to hip hop and beyond.
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directed by Ben Shapiro, fl. 1969 and Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Julie Sacks, fl. 1996, Sam Pollard, fl. 1989 and Ben Shapiro, fl. 1969, Ford Foundation JustFilms, American Masters Pictures, Black Public Media and Public Broadcasting Service, in American Masters, Season 36, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2023), 1 hour 22 mins
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The American Negro and His Amazing Music
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written by Tim Dennison, Sr. (New York, NY: Vantage Press, 1963), 76 page(s)
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written by Tim Dennison, Sr. (New York, NY: Vantage Press, 1963), 76 page(s)
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Ballads of La Salle County, Illinois - The Story of Ottawa, Illinois
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
This collection of modern ballads tells the story of Ottawa, Illinois from the Starved Rock massacre to the Cherry Mine tragedy. Written and performed by Keith Clark, these compositions are the product of extensive archival research and interviews. The liner notes include lyrics and chord changes for each song.
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
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Basic Jazz on Long Play
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written by John Lucas, 1917-2001 (Northfield, MN: Carleton College, 1954), 103 page(s)
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written by John Lucas, 1917-2001 (Northfield, MN: Carleton College, 1954), 103 page(s)
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Been Here and Gone
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written by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., 1915-1995 (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1960), 177 page(s)
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written by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., 1915-1995 (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1960), 177 page(s)
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Ben Folds: Extended interview: 2009
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-; performed by Ben Folds (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2009), 12 mins
When rock 'n' roll pianist Ben Folds writes songs, he often does so with an orchestra in mind. Now on tour performing with leading symphonies, Folds is experiencing a homecoming of sorts, reports Jeffrey Brown.
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-; performed by Ben Folds (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2009), 12 mins
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The Big Book of Blues
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written by Robert Santelli, fl. 1992 (New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1993), 491 page(s)
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written by Robert Santelli, fl. 1992 (New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1993), 491 page(s)
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