Jazz Legends: Harlem Roots, The Big Bands, Volume 1
  • Jazz Legends: Harlem Roots, The Big Bands, Volume 1
  • Jazz Legends: Harlem Roots, The Big Bands, Volume 1

Jazz Legends: Harlem Roots, The Big Bands, Volume 1

Cast: Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Lucky Millinder

     
 

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Storyville Films presents this series of short music programs, originally produced between 1941 and 1947. Called "Soundies," these popular films were shown in a jukebox machine called a Panoram. In Harlem Roots, Vol. 1: The Big Bands, four of the most famous big band leaders perform, including Duke Ellington ("I Got it Bad, and That Ain't Good"), Cab Calloway (See more details below

Overview

Storyville Films presents this series of short music programs, originally produced between 1941 and 1947. Called "Soundies," these popular films were shown in a jukebox machine called a Panoram. In Harlem Roots, Vol. 1: The Big Bands, four of the most famous big band leaders perform, including Duke Ellington ("I Got it Bad, and That Ain't Good"), Cab Calloway ("Foo a Little Boogaloo"), Count Basie ("Take Me Back Baby"), and Lucky Millinder ("Hello, Bill").

Product Details

Release Date:
10/30/2007
UPC:
0880491260127
Original Release:
1988
Source:
STORYVILLE FILMS
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Mono, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
0:48:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Duke Ellington Actor
Cab Calloway Actor
Count Basie Actor
Lucky Millinder Actor
Jimmy Dorsey Alto Saxophone,Clarinet
Bob Eberly Vocals
Helen O'Connell Vocals
Nate Kazebier Trumpet
Jimmy Campbell Trumpet
Shorty Solomson Trumpet
Al Jordan Trombone
Sonny Lee Trombone
Phil Washburn Trombone
Milt Yaner Alto Saxophone
Frank Langene Alto Saxophone
Don Hammond Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Frazier Tenor Saxophone,Flute
Joe Lipman Piano
Guy Smith Guitar
Jack Ryan Bass
Buddy Schutz Drums
Gene Krupa Drums
Anita O'Day Vocals
Roy Eldridge Trumpet,Vocals
Norman Murphy Trumpet
Al Beck Trumpet
Graham Young Trumpet
John Grassi Trombone
Jay Kalliher Trombone
Babe Wagner Trombone
Musky Ruffo Alto Saxophone
Sam Musiker Alto Saxophone,Clarinet
Jimmy Migliori Alto Saxophone
Sam Listengart Alto Saxophone
Walter Bates Tenor Saxophone
Milt Raskin Piano
Ray Biondi Guitar
Eddie Mihelich Bass
Victor Young Actor
Al Donahue Actor
Will Bradley & His Orchestra Actor
Charlie Spivak Actor
John Long Actor
Johnny Messner Actor

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Jazz Legends: The Big Bands, Vol. 2 - The Soundies
2. Jimmy Dorsey: Bar Babble [2:48]
3. Jimmy Dorsey: Man That's Groovy [2:47]
4. Jimmy Dorsey: La Rosita [2:44]
5. Les Brown Featuring Anita O'Day and Roy Eldridge: Let Me Off Uptown [2:57]
6. Les Brown Featuring Anita O'Day and Roy Eldridge: Thanks for the Boogie Ride [2:43]
7. Victor Young: Hold That Tiger [2:08]
8. Al Donahue: Java Jive [2:16]
9. Al Donahue: Anvil Chorus [2:21]
10. Al Donahue: Lonesome Road [2:36]
11. Al Donahue: Volga Boatman [2:08]
12. Al Donahue: Jumpin' at the Jukebox [2:04]
13. Will Bradley: Boardwalk Boogie [2:36]
14. Will Bradley: Barnyard Bounce [2:47]
15. Charlie Spivak: Hop, Skip and Jump [2:55]
16. Johnny Long: Boogie Man [2:10]
17. Johnny Long: It Must Be Jelly [2:39]
18. Johnny Messner: Are You Happy? [2:55]
19. Johnny Messner: The Biggest Aspidastra in the World [2:49]

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