This nearly 2 hour documentary film showcases the jazz alto sax legend featuring dynamic performance footage from a recent recording session as well as extensive interviews in which Shank discusses his 60 year career as one of the founding members of the West Coast jazz movement. The program includes many historic performances, including the 1962 Frankly Jazz TV show and the 1957 Stars of Jazz TV show. Shank is interviewed extensively about his life and career, and hundreds of rare photographs are featured. This program is by filmmaker Graham Carter. Included is a bonus CD of tunes from the documentary and some rare Shank recordings. Sidemen include Mike Wofford, Bob Magnusson, and Joe LeBarbera.
Bud Shank - alto sax; Mike Wofford - piano; Bob Magnusson - bass; Joe LaBarbera - drums