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The Resource Thelonious Monk : American composer, a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts, Japan ; directed by Matthew Seig ; written by Quincy Troupe ; produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor, (videorecording)

Thelonious Monk : American composer, a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts, Japan ; directed by Matthew Seig ; written by Quincy Troupe ; produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor, (videorecording)

Label
Thelonious Monk : American composer
Title
Thelonious Monk
Title remainder
American composer
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts, Japan ; directed by Matthew Seig ; written by Quincy Troupe ; produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor
Title variation
American composer
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The first fully rounded portrait of this terribly misunderstood man and musician, the ringleader of the bebop revolution, and, after Duke Ellington, Jazz' first major composer. He remained a highly productive musician after more than thirty years of musical activity. Includes clips of international performances and interviews with artists and producers
Member of
Cataloging source
VJA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Herbert Forsberg ; edited by Steven Olswang ; interviews conducted by Quincy Troupe
Date time place
Filmed in New York City at Minton's Playhouse and at the Algonquin Hotel
Dewey number
789.5
Language note
Narration and interviews in English with optional French and German subtitles
PerformerNote
Featuring: Thelonious Monk ; with guest artists Randy Weston ; Barry Harris ; Orrin Keepnews ; Billy Taylor ; Thelonious Monk, Jr. ; Marion White ; Ben Riley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-
  • 1929-
  • 1921-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Seig, Matthew
  • Troupe, Quincy
  • Olswang, Steven
  • Byron, Toby
  • Saylor, Richard
  • Monk, Thelonious
  • Weston, Randy
  • Harris, Barry
  • Keepnews, Orrin
  • Taylor, Billy
  • Monk, T. S.
  • White, Marion
  • Riley, Ben
  • Forsberg, Herbert
  • Toby Byron/Multiprises
  • Taurus Film GmbH
  • Video Arts, Japan
  • East Stinson, Inc
  • Medici Arts (Firm)
  • EuroArts Music International GmbH
Runtime
59
Series statement
Masters of American music
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monk, Thelonious
  • Monk, Thelonious
  • African American musicians
  • African American musicians
  • African American composers
  • African American composers
  • Jazz musicians
  • Jazz musicians
  • Piano music (Jazz)
  • Jazz
  • Bop (Music)
Technique
live action
Label
Thelonious Monk : American composer, a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts, Japan ; directed by Matthew Seig ; written by Quincy Troupe ; produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • "Newly digitally remastered."
  • Originally produced in 1991
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Opening (1:25) -- The epitome of jazz (6:30) -- Traditional influences (6:25) -- Bebop (8:02) -- 52nd Street (8:52) -- The Five Spot (10:02) -- An acknowledged genius (15:32) -- Credits (1:27)
Control code
ocn501019341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (59 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242571182
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
2057118
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1216024
  • (OCoLC)501019341
System details
DVD; NTSC; aspect ratio 4:3; region code 0 (worldwide) ; PCM mono 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Thelonious Monk : American composer, a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts, Japan ; directed by Matthew Seig ; written by Quincy Troupe ; produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • "Newly digitally remastered."
  • Originally produced in 1991
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Opening (1:25) -- The epitome of jazz (6:30) -- Traditional influences (6:25) -- Bebop (8:02) -- 52nd Street (8:52) -- The Five Spot (10:02) -- An acknowledged genius (15:32) -- Credits (1:27)
Control code
ocn501019341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (59 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242571182
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
2057118
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1216024
  • (OCoLC)501019341
System details
DVD; NTSC; aspect ratio 4:3; region code 0 (worldwide) ; PCM mono 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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