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The Sound of Miles Davis [motion picture]

Title
The Sound of Miles Davis [motion picture] / produced by Robert Herridge, directed by Jack Smight.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : CBS Films, Inc., 1959.

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Moving imageBy appointment only Sc Visual VRA-267Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound
Moving imageRequest in advance Sc Visual MPB-204Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

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Additional Authors
  • Adderley, Cannonball.
  • Chambers, Paul.
  • Cobb, Jimmy.
  • Coltrane, John, 1926-1967.
  • Davis, Miles.
  • Evans, Gil, 1912-1988.
  • Genus, Karl,
  • Hentoff, Nat.
  • Herridge, Robert,
  • Kelly, Wynton.
  • Miles Davis Sextet, performer.
  • Smight, Jack,
Description
1 film reel (27 min.) : sd., b&w; 16 mm.
Alternative Title
Theater for a story.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Music.
Note
  • Presented in the series, Theater for a story, CBS Television, 1959.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director/arranger, Gil Evans; musical advisor, Nat Hentoff; associate producer, Karl Genus.
Contents
So what / Miles Davis -- The Duke / Dave Brubeck -- Blues for Pablo / Gil Evans -- New Rhumba / Ahmad Jamal.
Call Number
Sc Visual MPB-204
Title
The Sound of Miles Davis [motion picture] / produced by Robert Herridge, directed by Jack Smight.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : CBS Films, Inc., 1959.
Performer
Miles Davis Sextet; Miles Davis, trumpet; Julian (Cannonball) Adderley, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor saxophone; Paul Chambers, bass; Wynton Kelly, piano; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Credits
Musical director/arranger, Gil Evans; musical advisor, Nat Hentoff; associate producer, Karl Genus.
Summary
In a stellar performance for CBS-TV, Miles Davis with his Sextet and other top jazz musicians perform four pieces under the direction of Gil Evans.
Added Author
Adderley, Cannonball. Performer
Chambers, Paul. Performer
Cobb, Jimmy. Performer
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967. Performer
Davis, Miles. Performer
Evans, Gil, 1912-1988. Conductor
Genus, Karl, producer.
Hentoff, Nat.
Herridge, Robert, producer.
Kelly, Wynton. Performer
Smight, Jack, director.
Miles Davis Sextet, performer.
Added Title
Theater for a story.
Research Call Number
Sc Visual MPB-204
Sc Visual VRA-267 Service copy
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