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Wynton Marsalis all that jazz

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Alternate title:All that jazz
Summary:Marsalis discusses classical music, jazz music, the blues, and his life. He describes the blues as secular optimism or "survival" music. While conducting his band, he encourages improvisation, but not to the point of chaos. Includes commentary from band members, his father Ellis Marsalis, and his brother, Delfeayo Marsalis. First part of filming takes place in New York City (in black & white), second part of filming takes place in his home town of New Orleans (in color). Excerpts from songs include: "Black Coals" (Thelonius Monk), "Jungle Blues" (Jelly Roll Morton), "Blood on the Fields" (Wynton Marsalis), "Citi Movement" (Wynton Marsalis).
Contributor:Marsalis, Wynton 1961
Provider:RM Arts (Firm)
London Weekend Television, ltd
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Jazz musicians United States Biography
Jazz History and criticism
Marsalis, Wynton 1961
Credits:Performers: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet, piano), Ellis Marsalis (piano), and the Wynton Marsalis Band.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
Collection:Films@UM
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