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Sound of Jazz, The

Synopsis
Featured artists include Count Basie, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Gerry Mulligan, Freddy Green, Jo Jones, Emett Berry, Doc Cheatham, Benny Morton, Joe Newman, Earl Warren, Dickie Wells, Lester Young, Billie Holliday, Nat Pierce, Vic Dickinson, Pee Wee Russell. In some cases the principal performer does a voice-over to preface the piece played.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film; Video; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 60 min. Videocassette. VHS. col. 60 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1957
Availability
Hire
Uses
Black studies, history and development of music in America in the 20th century.*
Subjects
Music
Keywords
jazz; performances

Credits

Producer
Robert Herridge
Cast
John Crosby 

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Distributor

Name

TCB Releasing

Phone
01373 830769
Address
Stone House
Rudge
FROME
Somerset
Notes
89 cat still current in 94

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