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Satchmo [videorecording] : Louis Armstrong / a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich, CBS Music Video Enterprises, and WNET/New York ; written by Gary Giddins ; produced by Toby Byron ; directed by Gary Giddins with Kendrick Simmons.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Media Center DVD 753 37684000399756 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1564060241
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia Music Video : c2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast on PBS as part of the American Masters television series.
Special features include: biography, current Columbia discography, photo gallery, and bonus audio tracks of West End blues and Potato head blues.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cameramen, John Bishop, Herbert Forsberg ; editor, Kendrick Simmons ; coordinating producer for American Masters, Harlene Freezer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Hattie Winston ; Louis Armstrong's words read by Melvin van Peebles.
Summary, etc.:
With over a dozen of his classic performances ranging from 1932 to the late sixties, Satchmo includes excerpts from Pennies from Heaven, Betty Boop cartoon, Going places, Jam session, New Orleans with Billie Holiday, High Society with Bing Crosby, and Hello Dolly with Barbra Streisand. Also included are live concerts with Dizzy Gillespie, and Jack Teagarden and the All Stars. The film also presents on-camera interviews with Arvell Shaw, Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis, Dave Brubeck and other musicians.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital sound.
Subject: Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
Jazz musicians > United States > Biography
Jazz > Louisiana > New Orleans

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