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Jazz on FilmItem #: HL.00331248
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Written by Scott Yanow.
The Complete Story of the Musicians & Music Onscreen. General Book (not sheet music). With Softcover. 7.5x9.25 inches. 314 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00331248)
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Jazz on Film reviews, analyzes, and rates virtually every appearance of a jazz musician or singer on film. After presenting a detailed essay on the history of jazz on film and television, Yanow reviews and rates 1,300 movies, documentaries, shorts, videos, and DVDs. This book lets readers know how to view the jazz legends and the greats of today, and what DVDs and videos are worth acquiring. Each film is a given a 1 to 10 rating and a concise description of its contents and value. Jazz on Film covers the entire jazz field, from Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington to Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wynton Marsalis, and Diana Krall.