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Jazz DVD New Releases 2007

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Charlie Parker - Improvisation

In 1944, Norman Granz and Gjon Mili collaborated on a film about jazz music called "Jammin' the Blues". In 1950 they collaborated again on a film about jazz improvisation that was never completed ("Jazz at The Philharmonic"). This footage has now been combined with other film of jazz improvisation shot by Granz at different times and locations to create this new film. More...

Item# MX42


Jaco Pastorius - Live and Outrageous

A flamboyant performer, brilliant musician, and one of the founders of jazz fusion, Jaco Pastorius was the most innovative electric bass player of all time, creating a fluid sound on the fretless bass that leapt out of the rhythm section into the front line. More...

(Jaco Pastorius is also featured on
Weather Report: Live At Montreux)

Item# ML3

Les Paul - Chasing the Sound

Guitar wizard, inventor, architect of rock ‘n’ roll...the legendary Les Paul tells his own rags-to-riches story in this feature-length documentary shot in HD. From his hometown in Waukesha to Chicago, Nashville, Hollywood and the National Inventors Hall of Fame, follow the life and times of this irrepressible superstar. Featuring a wall-to-wall soundtrack of greatest hits, More...

Item# NR46


Oscar Peterson Trio - The Berlin Concert 1989

This performance from Berlin in 1989 features the "Master of the Keyboard" backed by the equally legendary bassist Niels-Henning Oersted Pedersen and drummer Martin Drew. Oscar Peterson was a star in his homeland Canada  before Norman Granz brought him to this country in 1949 for a surprise debut at Carnegie Hall. First, a perennial mainstay of Jazz at the Philharmonic, More...

Item# NR47


Astor Piazzolla - The Next Tango

Piazzolla and his quintet perform with the Cologne Rundfunk Orchestra conducted by Pinches Steinberg in this film by Jose-Montes Baquer. Piazzolla is also featured in conversation. More...

Item# NR48


Astor Piazzolla - In Portrait

This DVD charts the events of Piazzolla's turbulent, complicated personal and professional life through candid and revealing interviews with Piazzolla himself, his family, friends, and the great Argentinian musicians who performed with him. This extended DVD version of Mike Dibb's new film "Tango Maestro" includes rare More...

Item# NR49


Jean-Luc Ponty in Concert - Poland 1999

Jean-Luc Ponty is the world's most celebrated jazz violinist having made his mark in the European free jazz scene in the 60's & 70's. He made a major impact on the American music scene as a member of Frank Zappa's classic 70's lineup along with George Duke. This is the first DVD ever of Ponty leading his own band live. Bonus features: More...

Item# NR50


Pharoah Sanders - Live in San Francisco

This hour long DVD was shot in 1981 at San Francisco's Great American Music Hall, and Marin Headlands in 1982.
Includes interview. 

Pharoah Sanders - tenor sax; John Hicks - piano; Walter Booker - bass; Idris Muhammad - drums; Paul Arslanian - keyboard More...

Item# NR52


Mongo Santamaria - En Vivo

This DVD includes a never before seen Santamaria interview and live concert, subtitled in English. Recorded in 1980, this DVD is a collector's dream come true. Included are smash hits and a song never before released and only available here! More...

Item# NR67

Gil Scott-Heron & Amnesia Express - Paris Concert 

This performance from 2001 at the New Morning in Paris showcases one of the greatest singers in the soul tradition, Gil Scott-Heron. Inspired by writer Langston Hughes, one of the driving forces behind the Afro-centrism of the sixties, Scott-Heron put his first texts to music. He tried his hand at the keyboard in rock groups More...

Item# NR54


Steps Ahead - Copenhagen Live 1983

This is a very special performance by one of the most popular jazz groups of the early 1980's. Taped amid the works of Rodin, Thorvaldsen, and countless Roman sculptures, More...

Mike Mainieri - vibraphone; Michael Brecker - tenor sax; Eliane Elias - piano; Eddie Gomez - bass; Peter Erskine - drums 

Item# NR55



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Also available: Jazz Icons Series 2

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