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

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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 "Foo a Little Boogaloo", Count Basie "Take Me Back Baby", and Lucky Millinder "Hello, Bill".
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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 "Foo a Little Boogaloo", Count Basie "Take Me Back Baby", and Lucky Millinder "Hello, Bill".
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2007
  • UPC: 880491260127
  • Original Release: 1988
  • Source: STORYVILLE FILMS
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Mono, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 48:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Count Basie
Walter Bates Tenor Saxophone
Al Beck Trumpet
Ray Biondi Guitar
Cab Calloway
Jimmy Campbell Trumpet
Charles Spivak
Al Donahue
Jimmy Dorsey Alto Saxophone, Clarinet
Bob Eberly Vocals
Roy Eldridge Trumpet, Vocals
Duke Ellington
Charlie Frazier Flute, Tenor Saxophone
John Grassi Trombone
Don Hammond Tenor Saxophone
Al Jordan Trombone
Jay Kalliher Trombone
Nate Kazebier Trumpet
Gene Krupa Drums
Frank Langene Alto Saxophone
Sonny Lee Trombone
Joe Lipman Piano
Sam Listengart Alto Saxophone
John Long
Johnny Messner
Jimmy Migliori Alto Saxophone
Eddie Mihelich Bass
Lucky Millinder
Norman Murphy Trumpet
Sam Musiker Alto Saxophone, Clarinet
Helen O'Connell Vocals
Anita O'Day Vocals
Milt Raskin Piano
Musky Ruffo Alto Saxophone
Jack Ryan Bass
Buddy Schutz Drums
Guy Smith Guitar
Shorty Solomson Trumpet
Babe Wagner Trombone
Phil Washburn Trombone
Will Bradley & His Orchestra
Milt Yaner Alto Saxophone
Victor Young
Graham Young Trumpet
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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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Disc #1 -- Jazz Legends: The Big Bands, Vol. 2 - The Soundies
   Setup
      5.1
      Original Sound
   Play Movie
   Tracks
   Artist Biography
      Jimmy Dorsey
      Gene Krupa
      Will Bradley
      Charlie Spivak
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