Masters of American Music
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Masters of American Music

Director: Gary Giddins, Matthew Seig, Matthew Sieg

Cast: Gary Giddins, Matthew Seig, Matthew Sieg, Billie Holiday

     
 

This collection of five music documentaries includes profiles of legends like Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk, Sarah Vaughan, and Charlie Parker.  See more details below

Overview

This collection of five music documentaries includes profiles of legends like Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk, Sarah Vaughan, and Charlie Parker.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/2011
UPC:
0880242589385
Source:
Euroarts
Region Code:
0
Time:
5:31:00
Sales rank:
62,859

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Billie Holiday Interviewee,Participant
Sarah Vaughan Actor
Thelonious Monk Participant,Actor
Ben Riley Participant
Carmen McRae Participant
Charlie Parker Actor
Wynton Marsalis Participant
Annie Ross Participant
Billy Taylor Participant
Dizzy Gillespie Participant,Actor
Louis Armstrong Actor
Buck Clayton Participant
Count Basie Actor
Orrin Keepnews Participant
Tony Bennett Participant
Harry Edison Participant
Lester Bowie Participant
Randy Weston Participant

Technical Credits
Gary Giddins Director
Matthew Seig Director
Matthew Sieg Director
Kendrick Simmons Director

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday
1. Opening [:49]
2. Raw Genius [6:50]
3. Growing Up in Baltimore [7:21]
4. Swingin' Lady Day [8:29]
5. Strange Fruit [10:31]
6. Swing Street [11:35]
7. An Influential Life [12:16]
8. Credits [:58]
Disc #2 -- Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker
1. Opening [3:17]
2. Growing Up in Kansas City [4:11]
3. Starting a Career [9:27]
4. An Apprentice in New York [11:17]
5. Bebop Lifestyle [8:58]
6. The Glory Years [10:15]
7. Charlie Parker Dies [8:53]
8. Credits [2:03]
Disc #3 -- Sarah Vaughan: The Divine One
1. Opening [4:24]
2. Singing in Church [7:36]
3. The Eckstine Band [6:17]
4. Instinctive Musicianship [7:24]
5. A Girl on the Road [7:33]
6. Someone to Watch Over Me [7:33]
7. Relationships [4:32]
8. Misty [4:38]
9. In Good Company [4:41]
10. Credits [1:44]
Disc #4 -- Thelonious Monk: American Composer
1. Opening [1:25]
2. The Epitome of Jazz [6:28]
3. Traditional Influences [6:22]
4. Bebop [8:04]
5. 52nd Street [8:51]
6. The Five Spot [10:01]
7. An Acknowledged Genius [15:30]
8. Credits [1:28]
Disc #5 -- The Story of Jazz
1. Opening [3:38]
2. Jazz Origins [12:16]
3. The Diversity of Jazz [15:54]
4. Kansas City [9:10]
5. Let It Swing [8:30]
6. Jazz Singers [8:27]
7. The Rise of Bop [13:45]
8. Great Pianists [8:26]
9. The Birth of Cool [14:39]
10. Credits [2:48]

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