WorldCat Identities

Seig, Matthew

Overview
Works: 39 works in 150 publications in 3 languages and 2,821 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Television mini-series  Filmed performances  Jazz  Drama  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 )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 554 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 )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 479 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
The story of jazz by Matthew Seig( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 409 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. Ella Fitzgerald ; Willie "The Lion" Smith ; Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Lunceford ; Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Gil Evans, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Charles Mingus, Sarah Vaughan, and many other important artists
Thelonious Monk : American composer by Matthew Seig( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 375 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
A Great day in Harlem( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 286 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
Sarah Vaughan the divine one by Sarah Vaughan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and French and held by 247 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
Tanner on Tanner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 146 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
Count Basie : swingin' the blues by Matthew Seig( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 123 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-- have come together to lend their insight to this film, in probing on-camera interviews and an unprecedented round-table reminiscence. Basie himself appears in revealing interview clips from various stages of his life. And, most importantly, there is the music: vintage performance footage beginning in the late 1930s, and master recordings of the greatest Basie sessions
Count Basie : swingin' the blues by Count Basie( Visual )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A leading musician of the swing era and an outstanding representative of the big band style, Count Basie was an eminent bandleader and jazz pianist. He led one of the most enduring swing bands of all time; no other musician was ever more committed to stomping, shouting, swinging, jumping and dragging away the blues than Count Basie. In Swingin' the blues, a distinguished group of Basie alumni, including early band stars Harry "Sweets" Edison, Earle Warren and Claude Williams, and later stars like Illinois Jacquet, Buddy Tate and Joe Williams lend their insights. The film is generously supported by vintage performance footage beginning in the 1930's and master recordings of the greatest Basie sessions"--Container
Masters of American music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 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
The spitball story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 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
Count Basie by Elisabeth Kapnist( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 9 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
Thelonious Monk American composer by Thelonious Monk( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I tv-serien Masters of American music tegnes et portræt af Thelonious Monk gennem tv- og filmklip samt interviews med jazzmusikere og andre, der kendte ham
The story of jazz( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz has been called America's greatest contribution to the arts, and has existed in a recognizable form for close to one hundred years, but it has a much longer history. The Story of Jazz begins in the 1830s in Congo Square in New Orleans and goes on to tell a colorful tale of cross-cultural influences that produced a constantly evolving music
Masters of American music. American composer( Visual )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Undetermined and German 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
Count Basie, swingin' the blues : masters of American music( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of American Music is an award-winning television series of ten shows that celebrate a pantheon of the greatest innovators in Jazz. Both the video and audio content now has been restored and remastered in accordance with state-of-the-art specifications, employing award-winning tools exclusively for this production. Produced by Toby Byron, it was the first TV series devoted to Jazz. Individual programmes trace the lives and works of master musicians who defined the course of America's classical music. From its birth in New Orleans, to swing, the big bands, bebop, free Jazz and beyond: all of it is explored with sensitivity and in unique depth. A celebration a Basie's legacy No other musician was ever more committed to the proposition of stomping, shouting, swinging, jumping and dragging away the blues than Count Basie. Basie led one of the most enduring swing bands of all time. In Swingin' the Blues, a distinguished group of Basie alumni – including early band stars Harry "Sweets" Edison, Earle Warren and Claude Williams and later stars like Illinois Jacquet, Buddy Tate and Joe Williams – come together to lend their insights. Vintage performance footage beginning in the 1930s, and master recordings of the greatest Basie sessions abound in this only film about the great Count Basie. With Harry "Sweets" Edison, Al Grey, Illinois Jacquet, Jay McShann, Buddy Tate, Earle Warren, Claude Willilams, Joe Williams and Albert Murray. Narrated by Roscoe Lee Browne
 
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Lady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday
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English (114)

French (3)

German (1)

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A Great day in Harlem