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Masters of American Music

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

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

  • Release Date: 10/25/2011
  • UPC: 880242589385
  • Source: Euroarts
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 5:31:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 58,643

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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      The World According to John Coltrane
      Ray Charles: The Genius of Soul
      Count Basie: Swingin' the Blues
      Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music
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Disc #4 -- Thelonious Monk: American Composer
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      Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker
      Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday
      Satchmo: Louis Armstrong
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Disc #5 -- The Story of Jazz
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      Satchmo: Louis Armstrong
      Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker
      Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday
      Thelonious Monk: American Composer
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