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Jazz DVD New Releases 2008
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Larry Carlton & Robben Ford With Autour Du Blues, Paris 2006

In late 2006, the New Morning presented an incredible meeting of legendary blues players specially flown in from Nashville & Tokyo, to live it up in Paris. As the climax of the club's 25th Anniversary Festival - and a birthday gift from the musicians - this Franco-American guitar summit More...

100 minutes


Benny Carter - Symphony in Riffs

Burt Lancaster narrates this dynamic portrait of one of the all time giants of American music. In a remarkable career spanning 8 decades, Carter's contributions as alto saxophonist, composer, arranger, band leader, and film score composer are legendary in the music world. Director Harrison Engle gives us the chance to appreciate the More...

60 minutes

Item# NR108

Chicago Underground Trio

Rob Mazurek & Chad Taylor have been the heart & soul of the Chicago Underground groups for over a decade. Bassist Jason Ajemian makes his CUT debut, bringing a wide range of musical influences to the table. The trio's music is never frenetic.


Item# NR11


Sylvie Courvoisier Trio - Freedom Now

Sylvie Courvoisier, the Swiss pianist-composer and her husband, Mark Feldman, the New York violinist have joined the German cellist, Anja Lachner to play "Abaton" in concert, published in 2004 by ECM. A couple of dancers, Marielle Girard and Cyril Davy and Mathieu Foldès's More...

Sylvie Courvoisier (piano); Mark Feldman (violin); Anja Lechner (cello); Marielle Girard, Cyril Davy (dance)


Joey Defrancesco - One Take

Joey DeFrancesco - Guido Basso - Vito Rezza - Lorne Lofsky - no rehearsals, no overdubs, no edits - just raw, untouched, and inspired performances...and in One Take! This recording captures the heart and soul of world class musicians as they share the magical emotion of a first take. More...


Al DiMeola & Leonid Agutin -
Cosmopolitan Life

Together Di Meola and Agutin are simply unbeatable. For this DVD, the two have created a unique sound, giving crossover a new dimension. The sounds created by this fantastic duo will seduce every music lover. Dreamily beautiful pop tunes meld with Russian jazz, Gypsy rhythms, and Argentinian tango. Although Agutin sings More...

148 minutes


El Cantante

In their dazzling first on-screen pairing, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony bring to life this riveting tale of romance and redemption based on the true story of salsa legend Hector Lavoe and the woman who kept him from falling over the edge. It's the 1970s and the salsa revolution is in full swing. More...

116 min

Also see Hector Lavoe - El Cantante Concert

Item# LA50

Duke Ellington  - 1929-1943

Included are a series of short films made in Hollywood featuring Ellington performing his biggest hits: Black And Tan (1929) directed by Dudley Murphy; Check and Double Check (1930) directed by Melville Brown; Symphony in Black (1934) directed by Fred Waller; Paramount Pictorial No. 889 (1937); The Hit Parade of 1937; and RKO Jamboree No. 7 (1943) directed by Jay Bonafield. More...

55 minutes

Item# NR103

Duke Ellington & Ella Fitzgerald - COTE D'AZUR 1966 & Duke Ellington - Last Jam Session 1973

This 2 DVD set, the latest addition to the Norman Granz collection, brings together two of the greatest names in jazz. The first DVD sees Duke Ellington and his Orchestra in 1966, performing live in the south of France at the Cote d'Azur, with Ella More...

Personnel: Duke Ellington - piano, Joe Pass - guitar, Ray Brown - bass, Louie Bellson - drums.
102 minutes


Europafest: Jazz Highlights

Experience a night of spectacular music in this once-in-a-lifetime concert DVD, filmed live from the prestigious "Days of Jazz" festival in Germany. More...

Sun Ra - Mike Stern - John Zorn - Steps Ahead - Bob Berg - Archie Shepp - Dave Liebman - Joanne Brackeen - Pat Metheny - Bill Frisell

60 minutes plus 45 minutes bonus material


Candido Fabre -- Make Poverty History Concerts

In 2005, Fabré and his 14 piece band was invited to headline two performances in Edinburgh, Scotland, as part of The Fairtrade Gathering World Music Concert and the Make Poverty History concert the next day. More...
45 minutes

Personnel: Candido Fabre - Main vocal; Zuzell Martinez - Violin; Luis Barroso - Violin; Damian Cambara - Violin; Omar Pupo Sanchez - Keyboard; Luis Hernandez - Bass; Bernard Lopez - Pailas; Juan Gallardo - Vocal; Roberto Chala - Guitar and tres; Jorge Gomez - Piano; Wilfredo Alonso - Tumbas; Ruban Perez - Flute


Giacomo Gates - Luminosity

Respected internationally as the heir to the great pure jazz vocalists, Gates shows why in a stunning 2006 live performance DVD from San Francisco, brilliantly shot in 4-camera high-def. The CD portion of the double disc powerfully demonstrates all of Gates' extraordinary vocal talents, with a dazzling array of tunes covering over 70 years of compositions ranging from Monk and Ellington to Jimi Hendrix. More...

Sidemen include: John Di Martino, Ray Drummond, Greg Bandy, Bob Kindred, Tony Lombardozzi, Larry Dunlap, Aaron Germain, Jeff Marrs, and John Gove.


Bill Gottlieb - Riffs

Bill Gottlieb: Riffs is a fascinating profile of Bill Gottlieb, the famed photographer who captured the Golden Age of Jazz through exquisitely detailed photographs. Featuring interviews with Gottlieb and a host of jazz authorities, the documentary tells the stories behind classic photos of such legendary musicians as Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis and Charlie Parker. Gottlieb's brilliant work both documented and defined More...

60 minutes

Item# NR105
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