WorldCat Identities

Saylor, Richard

Overview
Works: 22 works in 90 publications in 2 languages and 2,326 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  History  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Filmed performances  Jazz 
Roles: Producer, Author, Production personnel
Classifications: ML420.H58, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Saylor
The world according to John Coltrane by John Coltrane( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with jazz musicians commenting upon the impact which John Coltrane, an innovative jazz saxophonist, had upon American jazz music. Film traces Coltrane's musical growth from his roots in the black church and in rhythm & blues, through his forty years of life. Film culminates in a musical meeting between the saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell and dervish musicians in Morocco
Lady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 422 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 )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 349 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
Bluesland : a portrait in American music by Ken Mandel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features rare and memorable film performances of the greatest performers like Bessie Smith, Son House, Jimmy Rushing, Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, T-Bone Walker, and B.B. King. Follows the music's many tributaries as blues flows into the sophisticated jazz of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie, the rhythm and blues of Louis Jordan and Dinah Washington, and the rock 'n' roll of Chuck Berry and Elvis
Thelonious Monk : American composer by Matthew Seig( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 283 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 )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 241 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 Matthew Seig( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 190 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
Masters of American music( Visual )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Basie reminisces by Elisabeth Kapnist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 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
Piano Recital : Waites, Althea - WARREN, E.R.( )

1 edition published in 2009 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
Masters of American music. American composer( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano Recital: Waites, Althea - WARREN, E.R.( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of American music. a portrait in American music( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prelude for band by Richard Saylor( )

1 edition published in 1957 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swingin' the blues : swingin' the blues( Visual )

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

A film about Count Basie, featuring interviews and performances by Basie, Joe Williams, Jimmy Rushing, Judy Garland, Lester Young, Eddie Davis, Al Grey, and others
Ballata : for full band by Richard Saylor( )

1 edition published in 1945 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Denishawn and Duncan dances] [videorecording] by John Delahunt( Visual )

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

Interviews with jazz musicians commenting upon the impact which John Coltrane, an innovative jazz saxophonist, had upon American jazz music. Film traces Coltrane's musical growth from his roots in the black church and in rhythm and blues, through his forty years of life. Film culminates in a musical meeting between the saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell and dervish musicians in Morocco
 
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Lady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday
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English (85)

French (1)

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