WorldCat Identities

Seig, Matthew

Overview
Works: 33 works in 132 publications in 2 languages and 2,769 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Drama  Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Musical films  History  Music  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, 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 )
8 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 )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features rare TV and movie clips, along with commentary by a stellar group of jazz instrumentalists and singers who knew Billie Holiday well
The story of jazz by Matthew Seig ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 398 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 )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 389 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 )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 238 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 230 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
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 23 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 15 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. swingin' the blues ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billie Holiday Lady Day : the many faces of Billie Holiday ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 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
Billie Holiday the ultimate collection 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
The Billie Holiday The Ultimate Collection DVD features rare TV and film performances, an especially rare radio interview with Mike Wallace, an audio-only rehearsal session with pianist Jimmy Rowles, audio interviews with friends and fellow musicians, an interactive timeline and an evocative photo-document gallery featuring hundreds of images, from rare photos to personal letters, plus Lady Day's complete recording history for major record companies. Performance highlights include three from 1956's Stars Of Jazz TV that are seen here for the first time since their original broadcast, Holiday's first appearance on film, Duke Ellington's "Saddest Tale," and the classic "Fine And Mellow" with Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, and other jazz greats
The divine one by Sarah Vaughan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 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
Masters of American music ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Masters of American music. American composer ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
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
American masters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 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
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
 
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French (2)
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