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The Resource Improvisation, Laserswing Productions ; produced by Norman Granz, Frank Ténot & Jacques Muyal ; writer-director, Norman Granz, (videorecording)

Improvisation, Laserswing Productions ; produced by Norman Granz, Frank Ténot & Jacques Muyal ; writer-director, Norman Granz, (videorecording)

Label
Improvisation
Title
Improvisation
Statement of responsibility
Laserswing Productions ; produced by Norman Granz, Frank Ténot & Jacques Muyal ; writer-director, Norman Granz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A series of jazz improvisations filmed at jam sessions and jazz festivals with narration by Norman Granz
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Soundtrack in English; subtitles in English, French or Spanish
PerformerNote
Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young, Hank Jones, Ray Brown, Buddy Rich, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Joe Pass, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Eddie Lockjaw
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-2001
  • 1920-1955
  • 1909-1959
  • 1918-2010
  • 1926-2002
  • 1917-1987
  • 1899-1974
  • 1904-1984
  • 1929-1994
  • 1925-2007
  • 1917-1993
  • 1922-1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Granz, Norman
  • Parker, Charlie
  • Hawkins, Coleman
  • Fitzgerald, Ella
  • Young, Lester
  • Jones, Hank
  • Brown, Ray
  • Rich, Buddy
  • Ellington, Duke
  • Basie, Count
  • Pass, Joe
  • Peterson, Oscar
  • Gillespie, Dizzy
  • Terry, Clark
  • Davis, Eddie
  • Laser Swing Productions
Runtime
183
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz
  • Jazz
  • Jazz
  • Improvisation (Music)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Improvisation, Laserswing Productions ; produced by Norman Granz, Frank Ténot & Jacques Muyal ; writer-director, Norman Granz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
  • Features: short films, interviews and documentaries produced between 1944 and 2004
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn170925060
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 183 min.)
Lccn
00493695
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
801213906093
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
EE 39060-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00493695
System details
DVD, region 1 ; DTS surround; Dolby 5.1 surround; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Improvisation, Laserswing Productions ; produced by Norman Granz, Frank Ténot & Jacques Muyal ; writer-director, Norman Granz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
  • Features: short films, interviews and documentaries produced between 1944 and 2004
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn170925060
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 183 min.)
Lccn
00493695
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
801213906093
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
EE 39060-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00493695
System details
DVD, region 1 ; DTS surround; Dolby 5.1 surround; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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