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Tenor titans [videorecording] / written, produced, and directed by Burrill Crohn ; co-producer, Michael Chertok ; a production of Jazz Images, Inc.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Fort Lee, NJ : Video Artists International, 1992.

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Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Larry Revene ; editor, Daniel Jatovsky.
Participant or Performer Note:
Branford Marsalis, host ; Coleman Hawkins, Bud Freeman, Georgie Auld, Don Byas, Ben Webster, Lester Young, Wardell Gray, Warne Marsh, Zoot Sims, Stan Getz, Paul Gonsalves, Eric Dixon, Sal Nistico, Frank Foster, Eddie 'Lockjaw" Davis, Sam "The Man" Taylor, Illinois Jacquet, Dexter Gordon, Charlie Rouse, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Archie Shepp, Sonny Rollins, David Murray, Branford Marsalis, tenor saxophone.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Clips of performers filmed and videotaped between 1944 and 1992.
Summary, etc.:
A discussion of the development of the tenor saxophone in all eras of jazz with archival footage of legendary performers.
System Details Note:
VHS hi-fi, mono. and stereo.
Subject: Saxophonists > Biography.
Jazz musicians > Biography
Jazz > History and criticism
Saxophone music (Jazz)
Biographical films
Musical films > Discography.
Documentary films

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