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41.

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
Ivy (By Request)
42.

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
Ivy (By Request)
43.

I'll Make Me a World: Vol. 1 Lift Every Voice [electronic resource]

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The video looks at the trials and triumphs of the first generation of African-American artists born to freedom.
Online
2005; 1999
44.

Jazz: Episode 3 Our Language [electronic resource]

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The third of 10 episodes tracing the history of Jazz from its roots in the African-American community of New Orleans to its heights and continuing presence, this video includes the artists Bessie Smith, Bix Biederbecke, Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw.
Online
2005; 2000
45.

Developing Students as Artists [electronic resource]

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Participants explore how arts teachers help students develop knowledge and fundamental skills while providing opportunities for creativity and independence. First, a dance teacher gives senior students leadership responsibilities and coaches them in their choreography projects. Then a theatre teacher mentors stagecraft students who are responsible for the technical aspects of a dance concert. In an intermediate visual art course, a teacher builds on students prior learning in a foundation course. Finally, a vocal music teacher works with two classes: students learning to read music and an advanced jazz ensemble.
Online
2005
46.

Transmission [electronic resource]: Learning Music

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Demonstrates how we learn musical traditions and maintain, modify, notate, teach and perform them for a new, younger audience. Examples are chosen from Indian classical music, African village drumming and modern jazz and gospel.
Online
1999
47.

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
Ivy (By Request)
48.

Studiolive

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A behind the scenes look at a live jazz recording session in a Hollywood sound studio.
VHS
1981
Ivy (By Request)
49.

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)
50.

Minnie the Moocher: & Many Many More

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Rare archival footage of Harlem's legendary stars of the 1930's and 1940's, narrated by Cab Calloway.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
51.

Steve Lacy: Lift the Bandstand

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Portrays Steve Lacy as a musician who has held a pivotal position in modern jazz history.
VHS
1986
Ivy (By Request)
52.

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: Jazz at the Smithsonian

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VHS
1982
Ivy (By Request)
53.

Jazz in Exile

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Through interviews and performances of original jazz, explores the feelings of great American expatriate musicians. Looks at why they left the United States and why they are coming home to critical acclaim.
VHS
1986; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
54.

Anything for Jazz

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The videotape is a mixture of performances -- Solo piano and Byard's big band, the Appollo Stompers-- and commentary in a very relaxed and natural manner by Byard. Commentary by bassist Ron Carter and Pianist Bill Evans.
VHS
1986
Ivy (By Request)
55.

Jazz

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A rare historic musical session with Earl Hines (piano and vocals) and Coleman Hawkins (tenor sax) from 1965.
VHS
1986
Ivy (By Request)
56.

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.
Online
2000
57.

In the Silence of the Night [electronic resource]

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This is a performance of In the Silence of the Night, performed by Tomasz Stánko quartet.
Online
2004
58.

Duke Ellington [electronic resource]: The Big Band Feeling

This 1952 recording includes two performances of Duke Ellington and his orchestra-from January 7 and August 12-featuring 12 of his signature pieces, including "Sophisticated Lady," "Caravan," "The Mooch," "VP's Boogie," "Solitude," "Mood Indigo," "The Hawk Talks," "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good," "Bli-Blip," "Flamingo," "Hot Chocolate," ("Cottontail") and "C Jam Blues.
Online
2008
59.

Jazz Shots Volume 3 [electronic resource]: East Coast

Paying homage to the East coast and to some of the most important musicians who have spent a major part of their career there, this collection of live performances ranges from clubs to festivals to TV studio engagements. Artists include John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and more.
Online
2008
60.

Trio Paj [electronic resource]

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A unique musical journey by three outstanding musicians exploring jazz, improvisation and electronic music. Percussionist/composer Roland Auzet with performer/composer Pierre Jodlowski invited the legend of French jazz and improvised music, Michel Portal to form Trio PAJ in 2007. This daring collaboration reflects their influence of various artists and styles, from Boulez to Stockhausen via Xenakis, Coltrane, and Soft Machine.
Online
2013