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Rufus Harley - Pipes of Peace

This film by George Manney is an intimate profile of the world's first jazz bagpipe player, Philadelphia musician Rufus Harley. This DVD interweaves a rare intimate interview with Harley in his home, along with insights and memories from family members, friends, and many great musicians. More...




Heath Brothers - Brotherly Love

The brilliant careers of Philadelphia’s Heath Brothers  (Percy, Jimmy, & Albert Tootie) are traced in an absorbing documentary. The film features extensive concert footage of the Heaths as well as new interviews with an array of friends and fellow musicians, fascinating archival material about the Heaths’ family life and early professional activities, and rarely seen footage of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and other bebop figures. More...

Item# NR27


Allan Holdsworth & Alan Pasqua - Live at Yoshi's 2007

Touring worldwide in 2007, this ensemble is a must see, with every song from this incredible tour featured.Captured live in HD at Yoshi's, Oakland, CA this incredible DVD features four of the world's most proficient jazz musicians today. Holdsworth & Pasqua deliver More...

Allan Holdsworth - Guitar; Alan Pasqua - Piano; Jimmy Haslip - Bass; Chad Wackerman - Drums







Inside Out In The Open

In this documentary, director Alan Roth explores the history and the inner workings of the musical movement known as "free jazz". In interviews, musicians discuss both the technical and emotional aspects of their material. It examines the creative process that these artists go through, to create the expressive, nonlinear style that has become a subculture in and of itself. More...



Filmed in 2002 this DVD reprises the complete solo concert, and includes more than an hour of previously unreleased Jarrett improvisation. As with Radiance, Jarrett's Tokyo Solo is built up from discrete episodes or chapters, self-contained pieces of music that add up to a larger shape.Jarrett's improvisational instincts guide him to the creation of form, of instant composing in a real sense. More...


Keith Jarrett - The Art Of Improvisation

Through an exploration of his life and work, and close encounters with the man himself, this documentary offers and exceptional opportunity to examine the contrasting worlds of jazz and classical music. More...


Keith Jarrett Trio - Standards I / II - Live In Tokyo

Influential jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is joined by a superb rhythm section -- Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette -- for this performance video recorded during 1985 and 1986 tour dates in Tokyo, Japan. More...



Keith Jarrett - Live in Japan 1993 / 1996

These 2 shows by the Keith Jarrett Trio were filmed live in Tokyo in 1993 and 1996. Previously released on single DVDs
as Live At Open Theater East 1993 and Trio Concert 1996. More...

2 DVDs

Jazz On The West Coast: The Lighthouse

The renowned Lighthouse Café was the premiere jazz club in the Los Angeles area during the post WW II era of the late 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Through numerous interviews, archival photos, music and rare video clips, this unique film tells the story of the Lighthouse and two men of very different backgrounds and personalities More...


Quincy Jones - Live at Montreux 1996

This Montreux concert from 1996 was put together by the American music legend to celebrate 50 years of making music and features guest appearance by many of the artists that he has worked with over the years including David Sanborn, Patti Austin, James Morrison, Mick Hucknall, Chaka Khan, Toots Thielemans, Gerald Albright, Phil Collins, Brody Buster, and Claude Nobs. More...


Elvin Jones - Jazz Machine - Live In Germany

Touted by Life Magazine as "the world's greatest rhythmic drummer," it would be impossible to overstate the importance of drummer Elvin Jones in the evolution of current and mainstream jazz. This historic concert DVD features Elvin Jones playing with the thunderous power that has reverberated throughout the world of music. More...


Stanley Jordan - Paris Concert 2007

This DVD features a performance by one of the most gifted guitarists of his generation, Stanley Jordan, at the New Morning in Paris (July 2007). Jordan could easily content himself with the title of "uncontested master of the two-handed tap technique". This allows him to play rhythm and melody More...

Stanley Jordan - guitars; Charnett Moffett - bass; David Haynes - drums.

Bonus: Converstion with Stanley Jordan


John Jorgenson Quintet - In Concert 2005

This group features guitarist Jorgenson, a founding member of the Desert Rose Band, the Hellecasters, and Elton John's band. Jorgenson is known as one of the pioneers of the American gypsy jazz movement. Directed by Maurizio Ongaro, this 2 DVD set was recorded in 2005 at the teatro Olympico in Vincenza, Italy. More...



Dave Koz - Double Feature / At the Movies CD/DVD

This DVD/CD set includes the Grammy-nominated At the Movies CD with brand new bonus tracks plus a DVD showcasing a documentary of the making of the music which includes live performance footage from Barry Manilow, India Arie, Johnny Mathis, Vanessa Williams, Peter White, Anita Baker, Chris Botti, and Donna Summer. The DVD also features track by track commentary More...


Stan Levey - The Original ORIGINAL

Bebop pioneer/jazz drummer Stan Levey takes you on a musical journey from the birth of bebop, through the Big Band jazz era,
to the "west coast, cool school" of modern jazz music. More...

Also included are special appearances from Stan's friends and colleagues: Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Charlie Watts, Quincy Jones, Hank Jones, Bill Holman, Lee Konitz, Howard Rumsey, Terry Gibbs, Bill Henderson, Lalo Schifrin, and many more, including some very special observations from Charlie "Bird" Parker himself.


Los Hombres Calientes - Irvin Mayfield & Bill Summers - Live in 2003

Los Hombres Calientes, the New Orleans-based latin jazz group, are some of the most talented musicians in the field, including trumpeter Irvin Mayfield, latin percussionist Bill Summers, and drummer Jason Marsalis (brother of Wynton, Branford, and Delfeayo). Here, the group plays live at the New Orleans House of Blues, recorded on March 28, 2003 More...

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