Play Your Own Thing: A Story of Jazz in Europe

Play Your Own Thing: A Story of Jazz in Europe

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Director: Julian Benedikt

Cast: Jan Garbarek, Django Bates, Antonello Salis

     
 

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Take a voyage through the history of European jazz in this musical meditation on the origins, growth, and exciting shifts in direction that came to define the endless search for that ever-elusive "voice of one's own." As musicians from both sides of the Atlantic began working in unison, jazz lovers around the world would bear witness to a fascinating form of evolution… See more details below

Overview

Take a voyage through the history of European jazz in this musical meditation on the origins, growth, and exciting shifts in direction that came to define the endless search for that ever-elusive "voice of one's own." As musicians from both sides of the Atlantic began working in unison, jazz lovers around the world would bear witness to a fascinating form of evolution in their favorite freeform musical style. Rare footage of Ben Webster, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and en entire host of jazz legends make this a musical journey that is sure to fascinate and educate.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/29/2008
UPC:
0880242557483
Original Release:
2006
Rating:
NR
Source:
Euroarts
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
1:30:00
Sales rank:
61,780

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jan Garbarek Actor
Django Bates Actor
Antonello Salis Actor
Gianluigi Trovesi Actor
Paul Kuhn Actor
Albert Mangelsdorff Actor
Wolfgang Dauner Actor
Duke Ellington Actor
Johnny Hodges Actor
Coco Schumann Actor
Gérard Lavigny Actor
Martial Solal Actor
Louis Armstrong Actor
Chris Barber Actor
René Urtreger Actor
Juliette Gréco Actor
Ben Webster Actor
Miles Davis Actor
Daniel Humair Actor
Dee Dee Bridgewater Actor
Pino Minafra Actor
Robert Wyatt Actor
Anders Jormin Actor
Bobo Stenson Actor
Palle Mikkelborg Actor
Dexter Gordon Actor
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen Actor
Bud Powell Actor
Richard Williams Actor
Richard Williams Actor
Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band Actor
Dizzy Gillespie Actor
Dusko Goykovic Actor
Stan Tracey Actor
Richard Cook Actor
Joe Zawinul Actor
German Allstars Actor
Till Brönner Actor
Klaus Schulze Actor
Attila Zoller Actor
Arve Henriksen Actor
Stefano Bollani Actor
Enrico Rava Actor
Gianluca Petrella Actor
Michel Godard Actor
Joachim Kühn Actor
Georg Baselitz Actor
Krzysztof Komeda Actor
Tomasz Stanko Actor
Louis Sclavis Actor
Trevor Watts Actor
Norma Winstone Actor
Don Cherry Actor
Arild Andersen Actor
Christian Quartet Wallumrod Actor
Marilyn Mazur Actor
Manfred Eicher Actor

Technical Credits
Julian Benedikt Director,Producer
Ulli Pfau Producer
Sepp Werkmeister Cinematographer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Play Your Own Thing: A Story of Jazz in Europe
1. Jazz Arrives [4:59]
2. Inspiration From Abroad [6:52]
3. The United States of Jazz [10:07]
4. Europe's Recognition [4:57]
5. Montmartre Jazz Club [8:24]
6. Exchange Across Borders [6:31]
7. Playing Your Own Thing [11:39]
8. Jazz Behind the Iron Curtain [:43]
9. Finding Freedom [9:51]
10. The Personal Signature [7:42]
11. Credits [12:13]

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