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The Resource Oscar Peterson : the life of a legend, an Elitha Peterson/Vocal Vision production ; in association with the National Film Board of Canada ; the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Sylvia Sweeney, Michael Allder ; directed by William R. Cunningham, Sylvia Sweeney ; written by Bruce Garvey, (videorecording)

Oscar Peterson : the life of a legend, an Elitha Peterson/Vocal Vision production ; in association with the National Film Board of Canada ; the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Sylvia Sweeney, Michael Allder ; directed by William R. Cunningham, Sylvia Sweeney ; written by Bruce Garvey, (videorecording)

Label
Oscar Peterson : the life of a legend
Title
Oscar Peterson
Title remainder
the life of a legend
Statement of responsibility
an Elitha Peterson/Vocal Vision production ; in association with the National Film Board of Canada ; the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Sylvia Sweeney, Michael Allder ; directed by William R. Cunningham, Sylvia Sweeney ; written by Bruce Garvey
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the life story of one of Jazz's all-time great pianists, Oscar Peterson; a technical virtuoso and master of swing whose life has been shaped by his own extraordinary talent and driving ambition. Includes vintage and contemporary performances, archival footage and interviews with Oscar Peterson and a cast of jazz greats
Member of
Cataloging source
NED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ben Matilainen ; editors, Robert Foughty, Richard Wells, Alan Collins, Ralph Brunjes ; music by Oscar Peterson
Dewey number
781.65092
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Oscar Peterson (piano and narrator), with the Oscar Peterson Trio (includes Ray Brown (bass), Herb Ellis (guitar), Jeff Hamilton (drums) and other performers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2007
  • 1926-2002
  • 1921-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Peterson, Oscar
  • Brown, Ray
  • Ellis, Herb
  • Oscar Peterson Trio
  • Elitha Peterson Productions
  • Vocal Vision Productions, Inc
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • View Video
Runtime
94
Series statement
V.I.E.W. jazz
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz musicians
  • Peterson, Oscar
Technique
live action
Label
Oscar Peterson : the life of a legend, an Elitha Peterson/Vocal Vision production ; in association with the National Film Board of Canada ; the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Sylvia Sweeney, Michael Allder ; directed by William R. Cunningham, Sylvia Sweeney ; written by Bruce Garvey, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS
  • Features: biography, picture gallery, trivia, honors and wards, scene selection, jukebox feature, excerpts from A jazz odyssey: my life in jazz by Oscar Peterson with Ricahrd Plamer, trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn501813992
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9780803023529
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
033909235297
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
2352
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780803023529
System details
DVD; Dolby stereo; NTSC; digitally remastered; standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Oscar Peterson : the life of a legend, an Elitha Peterson/Vocal Vision production ; in association with the National Film Board of Canada ; the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Sylvia Sweeney, Michael Allder ; directed by William R. Cunningham, Sylvia Sweeney ; written by Bruce Garvey, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS
  • Features: biography, picture gallery, trivia, honors and wards, scene selection, jukebox feature, excerpts from A jazz odyssey: my life in jazz by Oscar Peterson with Ricahrd Plamer, trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn501813992
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9780803023529
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
033909235297
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
2352
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780803023529
System details
DVD; Dolby stereo; NTSC; digitally remastered; standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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