Catalog of DVDs

Catalog of DVDs

1. Aebersold, Jamey
JAZZ: Anyone Can Improvise (100 Mins)
* Instructional video: Basic-Intermediate - two hours of improvisation fundamentals, hands-on demonstration of fundamental techniques, practice tips, advice and motivation.

2. Bach, Jean
A Great Day In Harlem (2-DVD Set)
* Academy Award - nominated documentary (1995) written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl and Matthew Seig; produced by Jean Bach, co-produced by Matthew Seig; narrated by Quincy Jones; original photograph by Art Kane.

3. Coltrane, John
Trane Tracks: The Legacy of John Coltrane
* Eighty-minute documentary draws upon extensive performance and archival footage, and revealing interviews with McCoy Tyner and Elvin Jones "to provide a dramatic overview of the jazz giant's life and legacy, some four decades after his passing." (Nathan Southern, All Movie Guide)

4. Danielsson, Per
Jazz Piano DVD Real Book
* Beginner - Intermediate level piano course (82 Mins)

5. Dibb, Mike
The Miles Davis Story
* Produced, directed and narrated by Mike Dibb

6. Eastwood, Clint
* Directed and produced by Clint Eastwood ; written by Joel Oliansky; the story of pioneering jazzman Charlie «Yardbird» Parker; played by Forest Whitaker

7. Erskine, Peter
The Erskine Method for Drumset (150 Mins)
* Includes demonstration (with drums) and play-along (without drums) audio examples, interviews and bonus short film ''Drums'' made by Peter Erskine at 16; the companion book also available.

8. Fosse, Bob
All That Jazz
* Directed by Bob Fosse ; produced by Robert Alan Aurthur ; written by Robert Alan Aurthur and Bob Fosse; played by Roy Scheider

9. Getz, Stan
The Last Recording
* Final concert appearance recorded live in 1990, a year before Stan Getz died, filmed at the Munich Philharmonic Hall.

10. Giddins, Gary
Satchmo Louis Armstrong: Masters of American Music
* Directed by Gary Giddinswith Kendrick Simmons; produced by Toby Byron; written by Gary Giddins

11. Hampton, Lionel
King of the Vibes
* Narrated by Mike Maineri and Steve Smith.

12. Jarrett, Keith
The Art of Improvisation
* Directed and narrated by Mike Dibb; produced by Danny Nisssim and Mike Dibb.

13. Jarrett, Keith
Tokyo Solo
* Recorded live in Tokyo, October 30, 2002, at Metropolitan Festival Hall.

14. Krall, Diana
Live at the Montreal Jazz Festival
* Performed by Diana Krall, vocals, piano; Anthony Wilson, guitar; Robert Hurst, bass; Peter Erskine, drums.

Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis: Showcase (DVD/CD)
* The first release from the Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis television series presents a selection of great performances (from more than 50 performances in the series Season One) featuring some of the biggest names in jazz (Al Jarreau, Kurt Elling, Chris Botti, Chick Corea, Benny Golson, Dave Brubeck, Bill Taylor, Clark Terry, Ivan Links, Jane Monheit, John Pizzarelli, Robert Cray, David Sanborn, Phil Woods, Ramsey Lewis).

Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis: Season One (3-DVD Set)
* The complete first season consisting of 12 TV shows, each devoted to a particular instrument or a jazz style with two or three guests, and including some historical background and interviews with the musicians, individual performances and a jam featuring all participants.

17. McElroy, Donna
Vocal Practice for Performers (Berklee Workshop, 51 Mins)

18. Morello, Joe
Natural Drumming: Lessons 5&6
* Historic and 3rd DVD continues to illustrate Joe's techical approach and includes appearances by world renown percussionist and educator, Beth Gottlieb, and educator and performer Mike Malgoza.

19. Pass, Joe
Joe Pass: Solo Jazz Guitar (57 Mins)
* The video on this enhanced DVD, originally released in 1986 in VHS format, was the first Joe Pass's instructional video for Hot Licks; booklet with music examples included – music transcribed by Fred Paterno.

20. Return To Forever
Returns: Live at Montreux 2008
(plus exclusive bonus footage of the group's celebrated U.S. tour)
* The reunion of Return to Forever with its legendary line up of Chick Corea, Stanely Clarke, Al Di Meola and Lenny White captured on film during the performance in Switzerland on the 2008 World Tour and is featured on the RTF tour Blu-ray.

21. Seig, Matthew
The Story of Jazz: Masters of American Music
* Directed by Matthew Seig; produced by Toby Byron and Richard Saylor; written by Chris Albertson with Matthew Seig; narrated by Lloyd Richards.

22. Zwerin, Charlotte
Thelonious Monk Straight, No Chaser
* Directed by Charlotte Zwerin; produced by Charlotte Zwerin, Bruce Ricker; executive producer Clint Eastwood.

Jazz Icons Series

Jazz Icons Series 1

1. Armstrong, Louis
Live in ‘59
2. Baker, Chet
Live in ‘64 & ’79
3. Blakey, Art and the Jazz Messengers
Live in’58
4. Count Bassie
Live in ’62
5. Fitzgerald, Ella
Live in ‘57 & ’63
6. Gillespie, Dizzy
Live in ’58
7. Jones, Quiency
Live in ’60
8. Monk, Thelonious
Live in ’60
9. Rich, Buddy
Live in ‘78

Jazz Icons Series 2

1. Brubeck, Dave
Live in ‘64 & ’66
2. Coltrane, John
Live in ‘60, ‘61 & ’65
3. Ellington, Duke
Live in ’58
4. Gordon, Dexter
Live in ’63 & ’64
5. Mingus, Charles
Live in ‘64
6. Montgomery, Wes
Live in ’65
7. Vaughan, Sarah
Live in ’58 & ’64
8. Series 2 Bonus Disc features unseen performances from four of the artists in the second series of Jazz Icons:
- John Coltrane - Sweden 1962
- Dexter Gordon - Norway 1964
- Dave Brubeck - Finland 1964
- Sarah Vaughan - Sweden 1967

Jazz Icons Series 3

1. Adderley, Cannonball
Live in ‘63
2. Evans, Bill
Live in ‘64-’75
3. Lionel Hampton
Live in ’58
4. Kirk, Rahsaan Roland
Live in ’63 & ’67
5. Oscar Peterson
Live in ‘63, ‘64 & ’65
6. Rollins, Sonny
Live in ’65 & ’68
7. Simone, Nina
Live in ’65 & ’68
8. Series 3 Bonus Disc features unseen performances from three of the artists in the third series of Jazz Icons:
- Sonny Rollins - Sweden 1959 & Holland 1959
- Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Belgium 1963
- Nina Simone - Sweden 1965

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