Mary Lou Williams [videorecording] : music on my mind / directed and edited by Joanne Burke ; produced by Joanne Burke and the Film and Video Workshop, Inc.
- 1 copy at Berklee College of Music.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Media Center Reserve||DVD 4684||37684001058858||Media Center Desk||Available||-|
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Women Make Movies, [2005?]
|General Note:|| Faculty reserve.
Material for LSOC-220 (Denisch).
Biographical documentary with performances by Mary Lou Williams.
Title from opening frames and end credits.
Originally produced by Blue Lion Films production in 1989.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Writer, David Burke ; sound, Frank Stettner.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator, Roberta Flack.
|Summary, etc.:|| Pioneering Black American composer, arranger, pianist Mary Lou Williams is one of the most remarkable figures in the history of jazz. In this authoritative film, lively interviews with Williams, Dizzy Gillepsie and Buddy, Tate interweave the musical and personal elements of her dramatic life. At the height of her career, she dropped out of music to help drug addicted musicians in Harlem, making a triumphant comeback fifteen years later.
|System Details Note:|| DVD.
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