Jazz on Screen

28 December 2015 Film

Anita O Day_Anita O’Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer

A tribute to jazz diva Anita O’Day, completed just weeks before her death in November 2006.

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Calle 54

Calle 54

A film featuring performances of several stars of the Latin Jazz music scene.

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Charles MingusCharles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog

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Freddy Cole

The Cole Nobody Knows

A documentary on Chicago-native Freddy Cole, the lesser-known, yet equally talented younger brother of Nat “King” Cole.

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The Cry of JazzThe Cry of Jazz

Discussion of jazz and the role of African-Americans in the United States.

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  1. Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way
  2. A Great Day in Harlem
  3. Imagine the Sound
  4. Jazz
  5. Jazz Is My Native Language: A Portrait of Toshiko Akiyoshi
  6. Jazz on a Summer’s Day
  7. Independent Lens: Jimmy Scott: If You Only Knew
  8. Let’s Get Lost
  9. Momma Don’t Allow
  10. Return to Gorée
  11. The Seven Lively Arts: The Sound of Jazz
  12. Southern Crossing
  13. Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise
  14. Satchmo the Great
  15. The Last of the Blue Devils
  16. Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser
  17. Tradition Is a Temple: The Modern Masters of New Orleans
  18. Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard
  19. Saint John Coltrane

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