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Jazz women on video [videorecording] / produced by Rosetta and Rebecca Peitz.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Rosetta Records, c1990.

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General Note: VHS.
"RRV 1320"--Label and container.
Formatted Contents Note: Everything I've got belongs to you -- I cried for you -- Some of these days -- Woman's no fool -- Lonesome road -- God bless the child -- Now baby or never -- La Cucaracha -- Indiana -- Jump children.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Edited by Mitchell Kress.
Participant or Performer Note: Featuring vocals and performances by Nina Mae McKinney, Helen Humes, Maxine Sullivan, Ida Cox, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Billie Holiday and their respective accompaniments ; and Rita Rio's Mistresses of Rhythm, Ada Leonard's All-American Girl Orchesta and the International Sweethearts of Rhythm.
Summary, etc.: A compilation of short films on the foremothers of jazz. Many of these short films were originally made as "soundies" (precursors of MTV) for jukeboxes with a screen to illustrate the 78 rpm record playing.
Subject: Women jazz musicians
Jazz vocals

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