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The Last of the Blue Devils

The Last of the Blue Devils [videorecording]
New York, NY : Rhapsody Films, c2000.

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Additional Authors
  • Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
  • Moten, Bennie, 1894-1935.
  • Turner, Joe, 1911-1985.
  • McShann, Jay.
  • Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955.
  • Ricker, Bruce, 1942-2011.
  • Rhapsody Films.
1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 1/2 in.
Includes performances by, and interviews with, Count Basie and his orchestra, Bennie Moten and his orchestra, Joe Turner, Jay McShann, Charlie Parker, and The Oklahoma Blue Devils.
Alternative Title
Kansas City jazz story
  • Subtitle on container: The Kansas City jazz story.
  • Videocassette release of the 1979 documentary film by The Last of the Blue Devils Film Co.
Credits (note)
  • Executive producer, Mitchell Donian ; producers, John Kelly, Bruce Ricker, Edward Beyer ; director, Bruce Ricker ; writers, John Arnoldy, Bruce Ricker ; photography, Ernie Johnson, Eric Menn ; film editor, Thomasin Henkel ; sound, Rocky Rude, Wally Gasper ; historical consultant, Frank Driggs ; archival film consultant, David Chectok.
System Details (note)
  • VHS; hi-fi.
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library