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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 full scale of Benny's achievement and to share the wide range of his travels and performances from the Savoy Ballroom and Apollo Theater in Harlem in the 1920s to Paris, London, Tokyo, Hollywood and the Caribbean today. This exciting portrait of Benny Carter gives full celebration to a life of timeless wonder.

60 minutes

Item# NR108

Benny Carter - Symphony in Riffs

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