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Russell-Brown, Katheryn

Summary: "A biography of African American musician Melba Doretta Liston, a virtuoso musician who played the trombone and composed and arranged music for many of the great jazz musicians of the twentieth century. Includes afterword, discography, and sources"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB LISTON RUS

Basie, Count

Summary: Features one of the greatest big band orchestras captured at the height of their considerable powers. This recently discovered concert is the earliest known complete concert of Count Basie and his orchestra released on DVD.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Reelin' in the Years Productions 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC COU

Summary: A PBS miniseries in which a black jazz band becomes a huge success and ends up entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Dillon, Leo.

Summary: Synopsis: If you have ever been lucky enough to hear great jazz, then you will understand the pure magic of this book. Leo and Diane Dillon use bright colors and musical patterns that make music skip off the page in this toe-tapping homage to many jazz greats. From Miles Davis and Charlie Parker to Ella Fitzgerald, here is a dream team sure to knock your socks off. Learn about this popular...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Sky Press 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DIL

Contents: CD 1, The complete concert by the sea. Announcer: Jimmy Lyons (:40) ; Night and day (5:04) ; Spring is here (5:14) ; I'll remember April (4:23) ; The nearness of you (4:46) ; Where or when (3:22) ; Sweet and lovely (4:12) ; Lullaby of Birdland (4:17) ; Mambo Carmel (3:52) ; Teach me tonight (3:48) ; Will you still be mine (3:56) ; I cover the waterfront (3:30) ; Bernie's tune (4:38) ; How could...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ GAR

Morris, Mary

Summary: "In the midst of boomtown Chicago, two Jewish families have suffered terrible blows. The Lehrmans, who run a small hat factory, lost their beloved son Harold in a blizzard. The Chimbrovas, who run a saloon, lost three of their boys on the SS Eastland when it sank in 1915. Each family holds out hope that one of their remaining children will rise to carry on the family business. But Benny Lehrman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Morris 2015

Summary: Filmed in Belgium in 1959, this set features many of Satchmo's greatest songs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Reelin' in the Years Productions 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC LOU

Summary: Saxophonist, composer, and band leader John Coltrane has been almost as popular in death as he was during his lifetime. The prolific jazzman passed away at 40, but left a legacy of influential musical work. This documentary delves into Coltrane's beginnings starting with his childhood in North Carolina, displays some stellar live performances, including rare footage of Coltrane during his stint...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BMG Special Products 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC WOR

Summary: Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MO

Tatum, Art

Summary: Documents the career of jazz pianist Art Tatum through interviews, rare footage, and photographs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC ART