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Martin Scorsese presents The Blues. Piano blues [videorecording] / Vulcan/Road Movies in association with Cappa Productions and Jigsaw Productions ; produced by Clint Eastwood and Bruce Ricker ; directed by Clint Eastwood.

Standardized title:
Martin Scorsese presents the blues (Television program)
Other title:
Blues [videorecording]
Piano blues
Publication:
[Seattle, WA] : Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; [Berlin] : Road Movies Filmproduktion Gmbh, c2003.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Blues (Music)
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Blues musicians.
Piano music (Jazz)
Form/Genre:
Television mini-series.
Documentary television programs.
System details:
: DVD; NTSC.
Summary:
Director, actor and piano-player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical acts as well as interviews and performances by such living legends as Ray Charles, Fats Domino and Dr. John.
Participant:
Interviews and performances: Ray Charles, Dr. John, Marcia Ball, Pinetop Perkins, Dave Brubeck, Jay McShann. Archival performances: Ray Charles, Otis Spann, Art Tatum, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Jay McShann, Big Joe Turner, Oscar Peterson, Nat King Cole, Martha Davis, Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Charles Brown, Duke Ellington.
Credits:
Executive producer, Martin Scorsese ; director, Clint Eastwood ; producers, Clint Eastwood, Bruce Ricker.
Notes:
Issued in slipcase as the seventh of seven DVDs, with accompanying booklet.
Series originally produced for PBS and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Special features: Director biography and filmography ; Blues film trailer.
Contributor:
Scorsese, Martin. , Production personnel
Eastwood, Clint, 1930- , Author of dialog, Director, Production personnel, Interviewer
Ricker, Bruce, 1942- , Production personnel
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004. , Instrumentalist, , Interviewee
Domino, Fats, 1928- , Instrumentalist,
John, Dr., 1941- , Instrumentalist, , Interviewee
Ball, Marcia. , Instrumentalist, , Interviewee
Perkins, Pinetop. , Instrumentalist, , Interviewee
Brubeck, Dave. , Instrumentalist, Interviewee
McShann, Jay. , Instrumentalist, , Interviewee
Spann, Otis, d. 1970. , Instrumentalist,
Tatum, Art, 1909-1956. , Instrumentalist
Ammons, Albert, 1907-1949. , Instrumentalist
Johnson, Pete, 1904-1967. , Instrumentalist
Turner, Joe, 1907-1990. , Instrumentalist,
Peterson, Oscar, 1925-2007. , Instrumentalist
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965. , Instrumentalist,
Davis, Martha, 1917-1960. , Instrumentalist,
Professor Longhair, 1918-1980. , Instrumentalist
Brown, Charles, 1922-1999. , Instrumentalist
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974. , Instrumentalist
Vulcan Productions. , Producer
Road Movies Filmproduktion. , Producer
Cappa Productions. , Producer
Jigsaw Productions. , Producer
Columbia Music Video (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
0738903817
Publisher no.:
CVD 55807 Columbia Music Video