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Masters of American music [videorecording].

Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 (Added Author). Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 (Added Author). Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990 (Added Author). Monk, Thelonious. (Added Author). Seig, Matthew. (Added Author). Giddins, Gary. (Added Author). Simmons, Kendrick. (Added Author). EuroArts Music International GmbH. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 6021-6025 Disc 1 37684001081575 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Stan Getz Library DVD 6021-6025 Disc 2 37684001081576 Annex Copy hold Available -
Stan Getz Library DVD 6021-6025 Disc 3 37684001081577 Annex Copy hold Available -
Stan Getz Library DVD 6021-6025 Disc 4 37684001081578 Annex Copy hold Available -
Stan Getz Library DVD 6021-6025 Disc 5 37684001081579 Annex Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (331 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Standard format], Limited ed.
  • Publisher: [Leipzig, Germany] : EuroArts, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Produced for television 1986-1993.
Formatted Contents Note:
DVD 1. Lady day, the many faces of Billie Holiday (1990) / produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor ; written by Robert O'Meally ; directed by Matthew Seig -- DVD 2. Celebrating bird, the triumph of Charlie Parker (1987) / produced by Toby Byron ; written by Gary Giddins ; directed by Gary Giddins, Kendrick Simmons -- DVD 3. Sarah Vaughan, the divine one (1986) / produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor ; written by Dan Morgenstern ; directed by Matthew Seig -- DVD 4. Thelonious Monk, American composer (1993) / produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor ; written by Quincy Troupe ; directed by Matthew Seig -- DVD 5. The story of jazz (1993) / produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor ; written by Chris Albertson, Matthew Seig ; directed by Matthew Seig.
Summary, etc.:
Traces the lives and works of great innovators in jazz, including Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan, and Thelonius Monk, through conversations, performance footage, photographs, and interviews.
System Details Note:
DVD; PCM mono. 2.0; all regions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English, with German or French subtitles.
Subject: Jazz singers.
Jazz musicians.
Composers.
Jazz > History.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955.
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990.
Monk, Thelonious.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.

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