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Miles!: The Definitive Miles Davis at Montreux DVD Collection, 1973-1991

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Founded in 1967, The Montreux Jazz Festival has established itself as one of the most prestigious annual music events in the world. The extraordinary list of artists who have played there is drawn from across the musical spectrum and from around the world. Miles Davis is universally regarded as one of the most influential and innovative jazz musicians and composers of the 20th Century. He was at the forefront of the jazz world for decades and was involved in the evolution of bebop, cool jazz, modal jazz and jazz fusion amongst others. Miles Davis played many times at the Montreux Jazz Festival, especially after his return to performance in the early eighties.
DVD
2011
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Robert Altman's Jazz '34: Remembrances of Kansas City Swing

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Contemporary jazz musicians recreate an all-night jam session as it might have happened in a 1930's Kansas City club.
VHS
1997; 1996
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Marsalis on Music

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"Wynton puts a fresh spin on music appreciation. His inspired instruction, backed by superb performances and exciting graphics, not only teaches the fundamentals of music but also makes learning fun"--Slipcase.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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Preservation Hall Jazz Band: A Night in New Orleans

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VHS
2000
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Sarah Vaughan: The Divine One

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Recounts the stellar singer's career from her beginnings at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey, to her debut at the Apollo Theater and her pre-eminence in nightclubs, concert halls, and jazz festivals around the world.
VHS
1993; 1991
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7.

Jazz

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10 episodes tracing the history of Jazz from its roots in the African-American community of New Orleans to its heights and continuing presence.
VHS
2000
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Alberta Hunter: My Castle's Rockin'

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Traces the long and colorful life of the legendary blues singer and jazz vocalist Alberta Hunter, from her early years through her death in 1984. Discusses her over 40 years success in the State and overseas. Talks about her early retiring from singing, becoming a nurse and finally her returning to singing in her later years.
VHS
1992
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Jazz Shorts

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Four unrelated short features on jazz.
VHS
1998; 1958
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10.

The Sound of Jazz

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VHS
1990; 1957
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11.

The World According to John Coltrane

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An in-depth look at Coltrane and his music. Includes uninterrupted live performances of My favorite things, Impressions, Alabama and So what (with Miles Davis). Takes a rare look at Coltrane's original quartet and with his last group performing Naima. Includes interviews with jazz musicians.
VHS
1993; 1990
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12.

Music and Comedy Masters: Volume 3

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A collection of comedy, jazz and musical shorts featuring the greatest names in Afro-American entertainment in some of their earliest filmed performances. Includes Marian Anderson, Sarah Vaughn, Duke Ellington, Nipsey Russell and others.
VHS
1996
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13.

The Universal Mind of Bill Evans: The Creative Process and Self-Teaching

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Features Bill Evans in performance, plus an explanation by the Evans brothers and Allen of how a jazz artist creates his art.
VHS
1991
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14.

Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger

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A celebration of Art Blakey's past and present commitment to the future of jazz music.
VHS
1988
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15.

The Art Ensemble of Chicago: Live From the Jazz Showcase

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A live performance by the Art Ensemble of Chicago at the Jazz Showcase, "which touches down on be-bop, New Orleans jazz, 1960's funk and a ballad, amid percussion interludes."
VHS
1990
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16.

Last Date: De Laatste Sessie

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"An exemplary portrait of the explosively original musician, Eric Dolphy. The film takes as its focal point his legendary final recording session in Hilversum on June 2, 1964."--Container back cover.
VHS
1993; 1991
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Konitz: Portrait de L'artiste [...] Saxophoniste = Portrait of an Artist as Saxophonist

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Through conversations with Konitz and a sampling of his work, this film gives a portrait in words and music of Lee Konitz.
VHS
1990; 1987
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18.

Born to Swing

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The swing music era is recaptured through this portrait of the Count Basie Band and its great soloists.
VHS
1986
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19.

Studiolive

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A behind the scenes look at a live jazz recording session in a Hollywood sound studio.
VHS
1981
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20.

Duke Ellington

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Duke Ellington and the Band play "Take the A train" and run through 5 more all-time Ellington hits.
VHS
1983
Ivy (By Request)