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Title On the road with Duke Ellington [videorecording] : a rare visit behind the scenes with an American Jazz legend / Drew Associates ; producer, Mike Jackson.

Imprint [United States] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video, [2002], c1974.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    MJ ELLI ORW E02DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a documentary film in 1974.
Special features: Duke Ellington biography; Ellington photo gallery; filmmaker biography; catalog/trailers for Docurama; interactive menus; scene selection.
Credits Cinematographers, Abbot Mills, Darwin Deen ; editors, Anne Gilbert, Naomi Mankowitz.
Performer Narrator, Don Morrow.
Summary Filmed at the peak of his career, this serves as perhaps the most revealing and intimate portrait of the artist ever recorded. Gives an unobtrusive look inside the colorful and transient world of the American Jazz legend, exposing the key elements that characterize and define him. Ellington as the artist performing, composing and ruminating about his life and career.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Subject Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
African American composers -- Biography.
African American jazz musicians -- Biography.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Added Author Jackson, Mike.
Morrow, Don, 1927-
Mills, Abbot.
Deen, Darwin.
Gilbert, Anne.
Mankowitz, Naomi.
Drew Associates.
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
ISBN 0767045548
Standard No. 767685950234
Music No. NVG-9502 Docurama

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