This Joint is Jumpin'

This Joint is Jumpin'

Director: Artie Shaw, Lionel Hampton, Ray Anthony, Sam Butera

Cast: Artie Shaw, Lionel Hampton, Ray Anthony, Sam Butera

     
 

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This two-hour documentary tribute to swing music traces the history of the jazz-based musical style from its birth during the 1920s through to the late-20th century swing revival. The program features the music of such classic performers of the genre as Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington, as well as successful acts from the 1990s, such as Big

Overview

This two-hour documentary tribute to swing music traces the history of the jazz-based musical style from its birth during the 1920s through to the late-20th century swing revival. The program features the music of such classic performers of the genre as Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington, as well as successful acts from the 1990s, such as Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and the Brian Setzer Orchestra.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/08/2001
UPC:
0014381969429
Original Release:
1999
Rating:
NR
Source:
Image Entertainment
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time:
1:34:00

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Chapter Index
1. Main Title; What Is Swing? [6:11]
2. Louis Armstrong: The Birth of Swing [6:18]
3. Cab Calloway: The Greatest Showman in the World [2:34]
4. The New Morty Show [2:08]
5. Count Basie and the Apollo Theater [5:02]
6. Herbert White: Whitey's Lindy Hoppers [8:21]
7. The Atomic Fireballs [2:05]
8. Duke Ellington and The Cotton Club [4:46]
9. Doc Severinsen and The Tonight Show Band [3:00]
10. Benny Goodman: The Golden Age of Swing [8:11]
11. Artie Shaw and Billie Holiday [6:13]
12. Laray Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers [3:14]
13. Glenn Miller: WWII and the End of the Big Band Era [3:06]
14. Indigo Swing [4:13]
15. Steve Lucky and The Rhumba Bums [2:20]
16. Lionel Hampton: Versitile Jazz Great [1:48]
17. Johnny Favourite [2:22]
18. Louis Prima: Swing and Lounge Music Gap Closes [4:07]
19. Frankie Manning: Legendary Hopper [5:07]
20. Royal Crown Revue [4:54]
21. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Swingers [3:15]
22. Brian Setzer; End Credits [4:17]

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