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Blue Notes and Exiled Voices
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directed by Imre Bakari, 1950-; produced by Henry Martin, fl. 1981, Ceddo; performed by Louis Moholo, 1940-, Pinise Saul, 1941-2016, Mervyn Africa, 1950- and Hugh Masekela, 1939-, Mervyn Africa Quintet and Hugh Masekela Band (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 53 mins
Black South African musicians living in Britain - including Pinise Saul (b.1941), Hugh Masekela (b.1939), Louis Moholo (b.1940) and Mervyn Africa (b.1950) - who use their music as a weapon of resistance and solidarity.
directed by Imre Bakari, 1950-; produced by Henry Martin, fl. 1981, Ceddo; performed by Louis Moholo, 1940-, Pinise Saul, 1941-2016, Mervyn Africa, 1950- and Hugh Masekela, 1939-, Mervyn Africa Quintet and Hugh Masekela Band (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 53 mins
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Jazz from Montreux
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presented by Humphrey Lyttelton; produced by Don Sayer, fl. 1974; performed by Ella Fitzgerald, 1917-1996 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 1977), 32 mins
BBC archivists recently unearthed a veritable treasure trove of over 2 hours of previously unreleased Ella Fitzgerald concerts recorded by the BBC. This is an added bonus performance from Jazz From Montreux (1977).
presented by Humphrey Lyttelton; produced by Don Sayer, fl. 1974; performed by Ella Fitzgerald, 1917-1996 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 1977), 32 mins
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Jon Hendricks: Tell Me the Truth
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directed by Audrey Lasbleiz, fl. 2008; produced by Thomas Schmitt, fl. 2006-2013, TV Rennes, Cityzen Télévision and Mosaique Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2008), 52 mins
This is the portrait of an emblematic man of the history of jazz. Enlisted during the Second World War, deserted and devoted his life to music. Jon Hendricks is known for inventing the vocalese called scat singing. Like in a musical, a funny situation makes him start singing.
directed by Audrey Lasbleiz, fl. 2008; produced by Thomas Schmitt, fl. 2006-2013, TV Rennes, Cityzen Télévision and Mosaique Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2008), 52 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Wynton Marsalis: Extended Interview: 2011
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 6 mins
This is the extended interview of Wynton Marsalis by Jeffrey Brown. The original interview aired on PBS NewsHour on June 1, 2011.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 6 mins
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Birmingham is What I Think With
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directed by John Pickard, 1977-; produced by Tom Pickard, fl. 1990 and Angela Pollard, fl. 1990, Pallion Productions; performed by Roy Fisher, 1930-2017 (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 50 mins
An account, by British poet and jazz pianist, Roy Fisher (b.1930), of his life and work in his home city of Birmingham.
directed by John Pickard, 1977-; produced by Tom Pickard, fl. 1990 and Angela Pollard, fl. 1990, Pallion Productions; performed by Roy Fisher, 1930-2017 (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 50 mins
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Music in Progress. Mike Westbrook – jazz composer
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directed by Charles Mapleston, fl. 1970; composed by Mike Westbrook, 1936-; produced by Charles Mapleston, fl. 1970, Arts Council of Great Britain and Malachite; performed by Mike Westbrook, 1936- (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1978), 42 mins,
Source: www.bfi.org.uk
The work of British jazz composer and performer, Mike Westbrook (b.1936)
directed by Charles Mapleston, fl. 1970; composed by Mike Westbrook, 1936-; produced by Charles Mapleston, fl. 1970, Arts Council of Great Britain and Malachite; performed by Mike Westbrook, 1936- (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1978), 42 mins,
Source: www.bfi.org.uk
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PBS NewsHour, Musician Salama Blends Jazz, Traditional Arab Style March 6, 2009
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2009), 5 mins
Musician Fathy Salama started playing piano in Cairo jazz clubs at age 13, and has since been recognized for his combinations of traditional Arab music and jazz, winning a 2005 Grammy award for his collaboration with Youssou N'Dour on the 'Egypt' album. Salama discusses his music and participation in the Arabesque...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2009), 5 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Sonny Rollins: Extended Interview: 2011
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-; performed by Sonny Rollins, 1930-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 6 mins
This is the extended interview of Sonny Rollins by Jeffrey Brown. The partial interview aired on PBS NewsHour on November 29, 2011.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-; performed by Sonny Rollins, 1930-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 6 mins
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The Pleasures of Being Out of Step
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directed by David L. Lewis, fl. 2005; produced by David L. Lewis, fl. 2005, Wishing Well Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 1 hour 26 mins
Nat Hentoff is one of the enduring voices of the last 65 years, a writer who championed jazz as an art form and who also led the rise of 'alternative' journalism in America. This unique documentary wraps the themes of liberty, identity and free expression around a historical narrative that stretches from the Grea...
directed by David L. Lewis, fl. 2005; produced by David L. Lewis, fl. 2005, Wishing Well Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 1 hour 26 mins
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Billie Holiday
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directed by Greg Germain, 1947- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2013), 1 hour 16 mins
This musical pays a tribute to Billie Holiday with her twenty most beautiful songs. If Duke Ellington and Artie Shaw let her sing blues and love, Billie Holiday is also known for fighting against segregation and alcohol.
directed by Greg Germain, 1947- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2013), 1 hour 16 mins
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