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A night in Havana : Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba

Title
A night in Havana : Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba / Winterscene, in association with Studio-on-Hudson presents a Polanetska/Holland film ; produced by Chiasma, Inc. for Cubana Bop Partners ; produced by Nim Polanetska ; directed by John Holland.
Publication
[United States] : Docurama ; [New York, N.Y.] : Distributed by New Video Group, [2005], ©2005.

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Additional Authors
  • Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993
  • Polanetska, Nim
  • Holland, John
  • Sandoval, Arturo
  • Rubalcaba, Gonzalo, 1963-
  • Honigberg, Allen
  • Winterscene (Firm)
  • Studio-on-Hudson (Firm)
  • Chiasma Productions.
  • Cubana Bop Partners.
  • Docurama (Firm)
  • New Video Group.
  • Conjunto Folklórico Nacional (Cuba), performer. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/prf
Description
1 videodisc (approximately 84 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Presents a celebration of the life and work of jazz pioneer Dizzy Gillespie. Captures notable musical moments from his trip to Cuba, as well as quiet reflections on the importance of Afro-Cuban music to his art and sense of self. Includes performances of Blues, Con alma, Gee baby, Manteca, A night in Tunisia, and Swing low, sweet Cadillac.
Alternative Title
Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba
Subjects
Genre/Form
Documentary films.
Note
  • Originally released in 1988.
  • Special features: filmmaker biography; filmmaker statement; theatrical trailer.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, Bill Megalos ; editor, Vincent Stenerson ; music, Dizzy Gillespie.
Audience (note)
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; Dolby digital, stereo.
ISBN
  • 0767081439
  • 9780767081436
LCCN
767685969137
OCLC
  • ocm60504515
  • 60504515
  • SCSB-5497814
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries