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Rhapsody Films

Overview
Works: 164 works in 304 publications in 1 language and 4,320 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music 
Roles: Publisher, Producer
Classifications: GV1796.H8, 782.0092
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The last of the Blue Devils by Count Basie ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary recollection of music and musicians associated with Kansas City, Mo. in the 1930's, featuring Count Basie and his orchestra, Joe Turner, and Jay McShann
Tony Bennett the music never ends by Tony Bennett ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clint Eastwood presents the extraordinary career of Tony Bennett with archival footage, live performances including his performance at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 2005 and interviews with celebrities reminiscing about their favorite moments with him
Mingus by Charles Mingus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Mingus, jazz bassist/composer, performs and talks about his life, work, and politics
Johnny Mercer the dream's on me ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Admired and praised by the likes of Irving Berlin and Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer has been described as 'one of our great folk poets' and 'the most perfect American lyricist.' Throughout his extraordinary career, he collaborated with hundreds of composers to write legendary movie songs such as 'Hooray for Hollywood, ' 'Jeepers Creepers', and 'Moon River.' Mercer then went on to co-found Capitol Records in 1942
Chicago blues by Harley Cokeliss ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the evolution of blues music from its origins in the rural south to the contemporary electric sound shaped in the ghettos of Chicago. Shows examples of the harsh experiences of Blacks in America and the liberation performances of such people as Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Floyd Jones, J.B. Hutto, Dick Gregory, and many others
The Universal mind of Bill Evans the creative process and self-teaching ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features Bill Evans in performance, plus an explanation by the Evans brothers and Allen of how a jazz artist creates his art
Clint Eastwood out of the shadows ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of American actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood
Kumu hula keepers of a culture ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary about the native Hawaiian dance which represents the history and ancient traditions of the Hawaiian people
Juju music ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A unique performance documentary, Juju music features the urban popular tribe music of Nigeria, known as Juju. The film includes a historic, all-night juju concert in Lagos, featuring internationally known performers. A vital thread in the social fabric of Western Nigeria, juju music incorporates traditional song forms, rhythms and instruments with Western musical influences
Different drummer, Elvin Jones ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This is an excellent visual and aural study of the great drum innovator"
Robert Altman's Jazz '34 remembrances of Kansas City swing ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary jazz musicians recreate an all-night jam session as it might have happened in a 1930's Kansas City club
Sun Ra a joyful noise by Sun Ra ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sun Ra - bandleader, keyboardist, composer and self-made myth - performs and philosophizes. Mr. Ra's Intergalactic Omniverse Arkestra performs in elaborate costumes, ritual, and theatrical glitter. Includes blues, swing, modal chants, quasi-African drumming, and electronic music
The Art Ensemble of Chicago live from the Jazz Showcase ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A live performance by the Art Ensemble of Chicago at the Jazz Showcase. One of the most intelligent jazz documentaries around
Texas tenor the Illinois Jacquet story by Illinois Jacquet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the life and work of jazz saxophonist Illinois Jacquet. Features interviews and performances by Jacquet and many important jazz musicians of the 20th century
Jazz is my native language a portrait of Toshiko Akiyoshi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and achievement of Toshiko Akiyoshi, Japanese born composer, pianist and band leader, as seen through interviews with the artist, her husband Lew Tabackin, and the members of her band, as well as still photographs and archival footage. Includes a look at the band in rehearsal, and the performance of some of Akiyoshi's works
After hours ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows a late night session at the "After Hours Club". Coleman Hawkins on sax, Roy Eldridge on trumpet, Milt Hinton on bass, Johnny Guarnieri on piano, and Cozy Cole on drums as they perform "Lover man", Taking a chance on love", and others
Zydeco Gumbo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An example of zydeco music, a combination of R & B, Cajun, Creole accordion and scrubboard, taped on location in Southwest Louisiana
One hand don't clap ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sweet, lilting documentary on the history and present state of calypso and its more recent spin-off, soca, defined as calypso with soul
Jazz in exile by Chuck France ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through interviews and performances of original jazz, explores the feelings of great American expatriate musicians. Looks at why they left the United States and why they are coming home to critical acclaim
Steve Lacy lift the bandstand by Peter Bull ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays Steve Lacy as a musician who has held a pivotal position in modern jazz history
 
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