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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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Wynton Marsalis: Extended Interview: 2011
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (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- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 6 mins
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Musician Salama Blends Jazz, Traditional Arab Style March 6, 2009
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (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- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2009), 5 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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Sonny Rollins: Extended Interview: 2011
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-; performed by Sonny Rollins, 1930- (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- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 6 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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David Sauzay Quintet
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directed by Vincent Massip, fl. 2008 (Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: CLC Productions, 2010), 1 hour 24 mins
This live performance, produced by Vincent Massip, features the David Sauzay Quintet, a French Jazz band.
directed by Vincent Massip, fl. 2008 (Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: CLC Productions, 2010), 1 hour 24 mins
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Jazz Bridges
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directed by Nadeem Kazmi, fl. 1994-1998 and Laura Taflinger, fl. 2007; produced by Nadeem Kazmi, fl. 1994-1998 and Mohsin Abbas, fl. 2007, Northern Trek Films and Videowallah (Sunol, CA: Parallel Lines, 2007), 30 mins
In 2007, the US Embassy in London supported a unique film initiative as part of its program of communities outreach program. The result was 'Jazz Bridges: Music Without Frontiers', a concert film depicting the meeting of two very different styles of musical genre: Western (American) Jazz and Eastern (Afghan) Folk....
directed by Nadeem Kazmi, fl. 1994-1998 and Laura Taflinger, fl. 2007; produced by Nadeem Kazmi, fl. 1994-1998 and Mohsin Abbas, fl. 2007, Northern Trek Films and Videowallah (Sunol, CA: Parallel Lines, 2007), 30 mins
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A New Voice at the Kennedy Center, Jason Moran 'Promotes the Abstract' in Jazz: February 28, 2012
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-; performed by Jason Moran, fl. 2012 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
An emerging jazz innovator and the new artistic director at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, musician Jason Moran uses song to promote thought, therapy, consciousness and creativity. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Moran about his efforts to create more appreciators of the arts in his new role.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-; performed by Jason Moran, fl. 2012 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
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Jean-My Truong Quartet
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directed by Didier Oustrie, fl. 1996-2009 (Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: CLC Productions, 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
This live performance, directed by Didier Oustrie, features the Jean-My Truong Quartet. Jean-My Truong is a drummer who dabbles in both jazz as well as rock music styles.
directed by Didier Oustrie, fl. 1996-2009 (Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: CLC Productions, 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
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