The Resource Bluesland, a portrait in American music, East Stinson Inc., Toby Byron/Multiprises ; Ken Mandel, director, (electronic resource)

Bluesland, a portrait in American music, East Stinson Inc., Toby Byron/Multiprises ; Ken Mandel, director, (electronic resource)

Label
Bluesland, a portrait in American music
Title
Bluesland, a portrait in American music
Statement of responsibility
East Stinson Inc., Toby Byron/Multiprises ; Ken Mandel, director
Title variation
Portrait in American music
Contributor
Film director
Host
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Masters of American Music is an award-winning television series of ten shows that celebrate a pantheon of the greatest innovators in Jazz. Both the video and audio content now has been restored and remastered in accordance with state-of-the-art specifications, employing award-winning tools exclusively for this production. Produced by Toby Byron, it was the first TV series devoted to Jazz. Individual programmes trace the lives and works of master musicians who defined the course of America's classical music. From its birth in New Orleans, to swing, the big bands, bebop, free Jazz and beyond: all of it is explored with sensitivity and in unique depth. The blues is a celebration, a joyful, complex and compelling music built on self-expression and entertainment. Bluesland -- A Portrait In American Music explores the blues -- with all its poetic irony and sly humor, its eroticism and timeless power. A uniquely creative and highly visual look at American blues, Bluesland travels the expansive landscape of the music, tracing its roots from the beginning of the 20th century through the Mississippi Delta to Louisiana, Texas, Kansas City and Chicago. With rare and memorable film performances of the blues' greatest performers: Son House, Bessie Smith, Jimmy Rushing, Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, Joe Turner, T-Bone Walker, B.B. King and many, many more. Bluesland historically follows the music's many tributaries as blues flows into the sophisticated jazz of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Count Basie, the rhythm and blues of Louis Jordan and Dinah Washington, and the rock and roll of Chuck Berry and Elvis. Bluesland is a moving, authentic and illustrative overview of the blues -- a must for all music lovers. With Albert Murray and Robert Palmer. Hosted by Keith David. Filmed in Mississippi, Dallas, Texas and New York City
Cataloging source
FRMTV
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Hosted by Keith David, with Albert Murray, Robert Palmer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mandel, Kenneth
  • David, Keith
  • Murray, Albert
  • Palmer, Robert
  • East Stinson, Inc
  • Toby Byron/Multiprises
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues musicians
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues musicians
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Bluesland, a portrait in American music, East Stinson Inc., Toby Byron/Multiprises ; Ken Mandel, director, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn956369118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
1062
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o956369118
  • (OCoLC)956369118
Video recording format
other
Label
Bluesland, a portrait in American music, East Stinson Inc., Toby Byron/Multiprises ; Ken Mandel, director, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn956369118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
1062
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o956369118
  • (OCoLC)956369118
Video recording format
other

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