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See also Best 25 Motion Pictures Jazz Score Latest Additions: Two Charles Mingus Films: Mingus (1968) Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998) Three Sun Ra Films: Cry of Jazz (1959) The Magic Sun (1966) Space Is the Place (1974) Hi De Ho (1937) Big Ben: Ben Webster in Europe (1966) INCLUDING PERFORMANCES BY J A Z Z MUSICIANS: Paradise in Harlem (1939) With: Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra (including Freddy Webster, trumpet; George Stevenson, trombone; Shadow Wilson, drs), with Mamie Smith, vocal, as Madame Mamie; Frankie Wilson as Lem Anderson, Edna Mae Harris as Doll Davis, Francine-Everett, The Juanita Hall Singers, The… Read more

Latest Additions:
Two Charles Mingus Films:
Mingus (1968)
Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)
Three Sun Ra Films:
Cry of Jazz
(1959)
The Magic Sun (1966)
Space Is the Place (1974)
Hi De Ho (1937)
Big Ben: Ben Webster in Europe (1966)

INCLUDING PERFORMANCES BY J A Z Z MUSICIANS:

Paradise in Harlem (1939)
With: Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra (including Freddy Webster, trumpet; George Stevenson, trombone; Shadow Wilson, drs), with Mamie Smith, vocal, as Madame Mamie; Frankie Wilson as Lem Anderson, Edna Mae Harris as Doll Davis, Francine-Everett, The Juanita Hall Singers, The Alphabetical Four.

Birth of the Blues (1941)

New Orleans (1947)

Make Believe Ballroom (1949)
Ship Ahoy (1942)

DuBarry Was a Lady (1943)

STARRING A JAZZMAN:
Ballad in Blue (1966)

SLIGHTLY JAZZY:
The Eddy Duchin Story (1956)
The Jolson Story (1946)
Piaf (1974)

JAZZY IN MOOD OR PLOT:
Sweet Love, Bitter (1967)
Sven Klang’s Combo (1976)

WITH A JAZZ SCORE:
Blow-Up
In Cold Blood
Last Tango in Paris
Repulsion
Naked Lunch

J A Z Z DOCUMENTARY:

  • Mingus (1968)
  • Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)
  • Chico Hamilton; Dancing To A Different Drummer
  • Blue Note; A History Of Modern Jazz
  • Jazz Seen : The Life And Times Of William Claxton
  • Always For Pleasure
  • A Well Spent Life
  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Dizzy Gillespie; Jazz In America
  • Sworn To The Drum
  • Trumpet Kings
  • Piano Legends
  • Reed Royalty
  • Joe Williams; Portrait In Song
  • The Miles Davis Story
  • Keith Jarrett; The Art Of Improvisation
  • Jazz In Exile
  • Blues Like Showers Of Rain
  • Jazz Is Our Religion
  • Born To Swing
  • To The Count Of Basie
  • Billie Holiday: The Long Night Of Lady Day
  • Prez; A Jazz Opera
  • The Real Cotton Club
  • The History Of Boogie Woogie
  • Swing Under The Swastika
  • Fiddlers Three
  • Ben Webster The Brute And The Beautiful
  • Adelaide Hall Sophisticated Lady
  • Django Legacy
  • Joe Albany: A Jazz Life
  • Art Pepper; Notes From A Jazz Survivor
  • The Mills Brothers Story
  • Dexter Gordon : More Than You Know
  • Charles Mingus: Triumph Of The Underdog
  • Over The Rainbow: Harold Arlen
  • Louis Prima; The Wildest
  • Horace Parlon On Horace Parlon
  • The Legend Of Teddy Edwards
  • Sweethearts Of Rythm
  • Ruby And Tiny; Hell Divin’ Women
  • Maxine Sullivan; Love To Be In Love
  • Jim Hall: A Life In Progress
  • Keeping Time : Milt Hinton
  • Tony Bennet: The Music Never Ends
  • Thelonious Monk; American Composer
  • Sarah Vaughan; The Devine One (1991)
  • The Many Faces Of Billie Holiday
  • Straight, No Chaser
  • Something To Live For: Ella Fitzgerald
  • Satchmo the Great (1957)
  • New Orleans: Til The Butcher Cuts Him Down
  • All-Star Swing Festival (1972)
  • Celebrating Bird: the Triumph of Charlie (1987)
  • Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger (1989)
  • The Ladies Sing the Blues (1989)
  • Listen Up!: The lives of Quincy Jones (1991)
  • Bransford Marsalis: The Music Tells You (1992)
  • Hallo Satchmo (Jan Spata, 1965)

SHORT AND AVANT-GARDE JAZZ FILMS:
The Magic Sun (1966)

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