Jazz Giants of the 20th Century: 17 Performances

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    All This Jazz Featurette & Interviews
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 10 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: Passport

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Featuring 17 primo jazz performances, many unseen in decades!

Louis Armstrong said it best: "If you have to ask what Jazz is, you'll never know." Here are some of the greatest jazz artists of the 20th century - from the early pioneers through Be Bop and on to more progressive musicians - in 17 rare, vintage performances.

Many of these numbers were performed live on TV and have never been available before. As a special bonus, there's All This Jazz, a fascinating overview featuring commentary from jazz greats Red Holloway, Ernie Watts and Gerald Wilson.

Track Selections:

  • Creole Rhapsody - Duke Ellington (1933)
  • Long About Midnight - Cab Calloway (1935)
  • Shine - Louis Armstrong (1942)
  • Be Bop - Dizzy Gillespie (1946)
  • Salt Peanuts - Dizzy Gillespie (1946)
  • Count Basie Boogie - Count Basie (1949)
  • Ad-Lib Drum Solo - Buddy Rich (1955)
  • Flying Home - Lionel Hampton (1957)
  • Stompin' At The Savoy - Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Oscar Peterson Trio, Nat King Cole (1957)
  • Dig-A-Dig-A-Doo - Nelson Riddle Orchestra (1957)
  • You Rascal You - Louis Armstrong (1964)
  • Back Home In Indiana - Louis Armstrong (1964)
  • I Got Rhythm - Lionel Hampton (1969)
  • There Is A Mountain - Herbie Mann (1969)
  • Hesitation Blues - Earl "Fatha" Hines (1977)
  • A Secret Place - Grover Washington Jr. (1977)
  • Someday My Prince Will Come - Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea (1979)

Tracks:

  • 1.Creole Rhapsody [DVD]
  • 2.Long About Midnight [DVD]
  • 3.Shine [DVD]
  • 4.Be Bop [DVD]
  • 5.Salt Peanuts [DVD]
  • 6.Count Basie Boogie [DVD]
  • 7.Ad - Lib Drum Solo [DVD]
  • 8.Flying Home [DVD]
  • 9.Stompin' at the Savoy [DVD]
  • 10.Dig - A - Dig - A - Doo [DVD]
  • 11.You Rascal You [DVD]
  • 12.Back Home in Indiana [DVD]
  • 13.I Got Rhythm [DVD]
  • 14.There Is a Mountain [DVD]
  • 15.Hesitation Blues [DVD]
  • 16.A Secret Place [DVD]
  • 17.Someday My Prince Will Come [DVD]

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