WorldCat Identities

Seig, Matthew

Overview
Works: 28 works in 141 publications in 4 languages and 2,796 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Drama  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Filmed performances  Television comedies 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Author, Performer
Classifications: ML3508, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matthew Seig
A great day in Harlem( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great day in Harlem tells the story of Art Kane's famous 1958 group photograph of the jazz greats of the period. Includes home movie footage of that day of the musicians arriving and greeting each other the morning of the shoot. Also includes conversations with musicians and archival performance footage
Lady day the many faces of Billie Holiday by Matthew Seig( Visual )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sparkling documentary features rare TV and movie clips, along with commentary by a stellar group of jazz instrumentalists and singers who knew her well. DVD
The story of jazz by Matthew Seig( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program profiles, with first-hand observation and historical detail, the pivotal people and places in American jazz. Includes archive footage of performances by Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, and many other important artists
Thelonious Monk American composer by Matthew Seig( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first fully rounded portrait of this terribly misunderstood man and musician, the ringleader of the bebop revolution, and, after Duke Ellington, Jazz' first major composer. He remained a highly productive musician after more than thirty years of musical activity. Includes clips of international performances and interviews with artists and producers
Sarah Vaughan the divine one by Sarah Vaughan( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and French and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the stellar singer's career from her beginnings at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey, to her debut at the Apollo Theater and her pre-eminence in nightclubs, concert halls, and jazz festivals around the world
Count Basie swingin' the blues by Count Basie( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished group of Basie alumni, including early band members Sweets Edison, Earle Warren and Claude Williams and later stars like Buddy Tate, Illinois Jacquet and Joe Williams come together to lend their insight to this film through on-camera interviews and round-table reminiscences. Basie himself appears in revealing interview clips from various stages of his life. Also includes vintage performance footage beginning in the late 1930s, and master recordings of the greatest Basie sessions
Tanner on Tanner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixteen years after Jack Tanner ran for president, his filmmaker daughter Alex is making a documentary about her dad's dark horse campaign. At least, that's the plan - until a disastrous screening sends Alex back to the drawing board, and on to the 2004 Democratic National Convention"--Container
The spitball story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short film about Dizzy Gillespie's antics as a performer in Cab Calloway's band. Includes interviews with Milt Hinton, Dizzy Gillespie, and Jonah Jones, as well as archival performance footage
Masters of American music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Count Basie by Matthew Seig( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a distinguished group of Basie alumni who present interviews and round-table reminiscence. Basie himself also appears in clips from various stages of his life
Sarah Vaughan the divine one( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocalist Sarah Vaughan's life and career are profiled. Friends and family talk about her life
Billie Holiday the Lady Day's life by Billie Holiday( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical documentary on the life og Billie Holiday, created from images recorded in the 1930s, 1940, and 1950s
Masters of American music( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of American music. the divine one( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American masters( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocalist Sarah Vaughan's life and career are profiled. Friends and family talk about her life
Billie Holiday Lady Day : the many faces of Billie Holiday( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het leven en werk van de jazzzangeres Billie Holiday (1915-1959)
Kansas City by Robert Altman( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in French and Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas city, 1934: alla vigilia delle elezioni (truccate dai democratici) il truffatore bianco Johnny O'Hara viene fatto prigioniero dal boss nero Seldom Seen, che vuole vendicarsi di un suo furto. Per cercare di liberarlo sua moglie rapisce Carolyn Stilton, moglie drogata di un potente consulente di Roosvelt, di cui vuole sfruttare le conoscenze della mala. (Mereghetti)
A great day in Harlem the story and sounds behind the most famous photo in the history of jazz! by Jean Bach( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In August of 1958, in front of a Harlem brownstone, first-time photographer Art Kane assembled 57 of the greatest jazz stars of all time and snapped a picture that would live forever. Narrated by Quincey Jones this Academy Award-nominated documentary (1995) examines the fascinating lives of the musicians who showed up that day to make history."--COVER.s
A great day in Harlem ;The spitball story a film( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Divine one by Sarah Vaughan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sarah Vaughan's career is traced from her beginnings with her local church choir to her pre-eminence in concert halls and nightclubs throughout the world. Included are performances from the late 1940's through the 1980's, vintage photos, and spoken tributes by Joe Williams, Billy Eckstine, Roy Haynes, George Gaffney, her family and friends
 
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Lady day the many faces of Billie Holiday
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English (115)

French (4)

German (1)

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Lady day the many faces of Billie Holiday