Bud Shank Against the Tide: Portrait of a Jazz Legend (With Bonus CD)

Against the Tide: Portrait of a Jazz Legend (With
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 54 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Jazzed Media
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - English
  • Audio CD

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Product Description:

This music documentary dedicated to American jazz flutist Bud Shank features interview segments and vintage television performances, including live appearances on STARS OF JAZZ in 1957 and FRANKLY JAZZ in 1962.


  • 1.Wildflower's Lullaby
  • 2.El Wacko
  • 3.The Starduster
  • 4.Big Mo
  • 5.Warm Valley
  • 6.The Gift
  • 7.The Big Heist
  • 8.Lover Man
  • 9.The Nearness of You

Description by Allegro:

This nearly two-hour documentary film showcases
jazz alto sax legend Bud Shank, featuring dynamic
performance footage from a recent recording session as
well as extensive interviews in which Shank discusses
his 60-year career as one of the founding members of
the "West Coast" jazz movement.
The program includes many historic performances,
including the 1962 Frankly Jazz TV show and the
1957 Stars of Jazz TV show. Shank is interviewed
extensively about his life and career, and hundreds of
rare photographs are featured. Produced and directed
by Grammy-nominated producer and award winning
filmmaker Graham Carter.
Includes a bonus CD of tunes from the documentary
film and some rare Bud Shank recordings. Film premiere
at the Los Angeles Jazz Institute festival in May 2008.
Down Beat article appeared in the May 2008 issue.

Plot Keywords:

Documentary | Jazz | Jazz Instrumental | Jazz Musicians | Live Performances | Music (General)

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 100,920
  • UPC: 700261234700
  • Shipping Weight: 0.28/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 2 items

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