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The Girls in the Band by "The girls in the band" (88 min.) tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 1930s to the present day
Call Number: DVD 6096
Publication Date: 2014
Alberta Hunter my castle's rockin by This concert film portrays the life of blues and jazz singer Albert Hunter, who began singing in Chicago in 1912 as a teenager and enjoyed a forty-year career. For this film, Hunter opened her archives to producer/director Stuart Goldman, and also provided the last filmed interview prior to her death in 1984.
Call Number: DVD 995
Publication Date: 2001
Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For by This definitive look at the "The First Lady of Song" chronicles Ella's entire career, from her amateur night appearance at the Apollo Theater in New York to her unparalleled success on the stage and screen. The film includes never-before-seen performance footage and interviews with many of the great musicians who worked with and admired this truly amazing performer"
Call Number: DVD 284
Publication Date: 1999
Sarah Vaughan: The Divine One by The Divine one recounts Sarah Vaughan's career from her beginnings in Newark to her world-wide pre-eminence in nightclubs, concert halls, and jazz festivals.
Call Number: DVD 664
Publication Date: 1993
Jazz is my native language a portrait of Toshiko Akiyoshi by Gives an in-depth look at the musical and personal life of composer/pianist/bandleader Toshiko Akiyoshi. Includes performances of her work by her band and commentary by jazz critic Leonard Feather.
Call Number: DVD 3660
Publication Date: 1983