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Seig, Matthew

Overview
Works: 33 works in 145 publications in 2 languages and 2,798 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Filmed performances  Drama  Television mini-series  Television comedies  Short films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Performer
Classifications: ML420.H58, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matthew Seig
A great day in Harlem( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 834 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 )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 444 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 1991 and 2011 in 4 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 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 )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the musician and composer, Thelonious Monk, including 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 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
Count Basie swingin' the blues by Count Basie( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 228 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 152 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 21 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
Masters of American music( Visual )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of American music. swingin' the blues( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 6 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 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het leven en werk van de jazzzangeres Billie Holiday (1915-1959)
Masters of American music. the divine one( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of American music. American composer( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billie Holiday the Lady Day's life by Billie Holiday( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical documentary on the life og Billie Holiday, created from images recorded in the 1930s, 1940, and 1950s
Sarah Vaughan the divine one( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Basie by Matthew Seig( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"C'était en 1936 que le Count Basie Orchestra fut découvert pour la première fois lors d'une diffusion live du Reno Club à Kansas City. John Hammond, le légendaire producteur de disques et chasseur de têtes, emmena le groupe au Famous Door à New York, qui devint littéralement la porte d'entrée à leur renomée
The Divine one by Sarah Vaughan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries 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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