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Thelonious Monk [videorecording] : live in France 1969 / executive producers, Michael Cuscuna & Fred Pustay for Mosaic Records ; producers, David Peck, Phillip Galloway & Tom Gulotta for Reelin' in the Years Productions.

Monk, Thelonious. (Performer). Peck, David. (Producer). Galloway, Phillip. (Producer). Gulotta, Tom. (Producer). Cuscuna, Michael. (Producer). Pustay, Fred (Producer). Scoville, Steve (Editor). Reelin' in the Years Productions. (Added Author). Mosaic Records. (Added Author). Institut national de l'audiovisuel (France) (Added Author).

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Available copies

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

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 5553 37684001076049 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (65 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [San Diego, Calif.] : Licensed by Reelin' in the Years Productions on behalf of Ina, Institut national de l'audiovisuel ; c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Issued in publisher's 6-disc boxed set, videorecording no.: DVBX-6001.
Liner notes by Ethan Iverson (11 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.) inserted in container.
Bonus: raw footage shot for the TV documentary, Jazz portrait, including soundcheck and raw interview footage with interviewer asking his questions in both English and French.
Formatted Contents Note:
Dreamland (rehearsal) -- Monk's mood (version 1) -- Thelonious -- Reflections -- Epistrophy -- 'Round midnight -- Crepuscule with Nellie -- Ugly beauty -- Monk's mood (version 2) -- Don't blame me -- Coming on the Hudson -- Nice work if you can get it.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Steve Scoville.
Participant or Performer Note:
Thelonious Monk, piano.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Filmed live in 1969 at a television studio in Paris.
Summary, etc.:
"In December 1969, Thelonious Monk entered a television studio in Paris ... The result was an astonishingly intimate and revealing portrait of a man and his music. Monk sits at at the piano and plays whatever occurs to him. In this case, it was nine originals and two of his favorite standards. The freedom of playing unaccompanied allows Monk to give each composition fascinating new twists and variations."--Container.
System Details Note:
DVD; all regions; Dolby Digital mono.
Subject: Jazz > 1961-1970.
Piano music (Jazz)
Summary: "In December 1969, Thelonious Monk entered a television studio in Paris ... The result was an astonishingly intimate and revealing portrait of a man and his music. Monk sits at at the piano and plays whatever occurs to him. In this case, it was nine originals and two of his favorite standards. The freedom of playing unaccompanied allows Monk to give each composition fascinating new twists and variations."--Container.

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