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Jazz on Film: The Complete Story of the Musicians & Music Onscreen

by Scott Yanow
Format
Book
Published
San Francisco, CA : Backbeat Books, c2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0879307838 (alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents
Contents
  • Introduction
  • A brief history of jazz on film, 1917-1960
  • Soundies
  • Snader telescriptions
  • Jazz on television
  • Movies: 1960 to the present day
  • Ruth Etting
  • The film careers of Hoagy Carmichael, Harris Barris, Cliff Edwards, Kay Kyser, and Svend Asmussen
  • Introduction to the review sections
  • About the reviews and ratings
  • A listing of the key artists
  • What is purposely missing from the first three sections
  • Review section one: Videos and DVDs
  • Review section two: Hollywood movies
  • Review section three: Shorts, television specials, and more documentaries
  • Review section four: Miscellaneous items of interest
  • Interviews: Three jazz film collectors: Mark Cantor, Ken Poston, John Altman
  • Top rated films: Films that received a perfect 10 rating
  • Films that received a 9 rating
  • Addresses of film labels.
Description
vi, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes filmography ( p. 277-279), bibliographical references (p. [283]), and index.
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