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Miles ahead [videorecording] : the music of Miles Davis / [presented by] Toby Byron/Multiprises and Video Arts Music.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., b&w, col. ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Japan : Video Arts Music, 1993.

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General Note:
Produced by Mark Obenhaus and Yvonne Smith ; written and directed by Mark Obenhaus.
Produced by WNET/Thirteen and Obenhaus Films, Inc. in association with Channel 4 Television, London.
Made in 1986.
Formatted Contents Note:
So what -- New rhumba -- Blues for Pablo -- Time after time -- Footprints -- Al Jarreau -- Human nature.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Oscar Brown, Jr., with Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Bill Cosby, Gil Evans, Robben Ford, Tony Williams, Wayne Shorter, and Keith Jarrett; performance clips include John Coltrane ; Dizzy Gillespie ; Charlie Parker ; Tony Williams ; Herbie Hancock ; Wayne Shorter ; Robben Ford.
Summary, etc.:
Documents the life and music of Miles Davis through interviews and performance clips.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Narrated in English with Japanese subtitles.
Subject: Davis, Miles
Davis, Miles > Interviews.
Jazz musicians > Interviews

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