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  • Duke Ellington – Model Of Leadership

    Duke Ellington – Model Of Leadership

    A terrific short documentary of Duke Ellington as band leader with appearances by Ben Webster, Willie The Lion Smith, Clark Terry and Duke himself amo... 13355 views
  • Blue Note: A History of Modern Jazz (Ruth Lion/Art Blakey)

    Blue Note: A History of Modern Jazz (Ruth Lion/Art Blakey)

    This is a wonderful clip from the documentary Blue Note: A Story Of Modern Jazz. Comments from Alfred Lion's wife Ruth bookend Dexter Gordon and Ira G... 6621 views
  • Swing Music Documentary

    Swing Music Documentary

    A well-produced two-minute introduction to the Swing Era from its inception in 1934 to its peak in 1939. 8128 views
  • “The Subject is Jazz” – Cool

    “The Subject is Jazz” – Cool

    Some of the best jazz on television came from this 13 week program over NBC on Sunday nights hosted by Gilbert Seldes. On this broadcast Don Elliott (... 8157 views
  • A Tour of the Institute of Jazz Studies

    A Tour of the Institute of Jazz Studies

    A full tour of the Institute Of Jazz Studies in Newark, New Jersey by director Dan Morgenstern, one of the greatest authorities and writers in jazz. <... 6662 views
  • Miles Davis - Kind of Blue 50th Anniversary

    Miles Davis - Kind of Blue 50th Anniversary

    Highlights from the DVD documentary on the making and influence of “Kind Of Blue” for the 50 Anniversary “Kind Of Blue” box set. 7554 views
  • Ella Fitzgerald: The Singer

    Ella Fitzgerald: The Singer

    A brief appreciation of Ella Fitzgerald with a wonderful interview and vocal example by Dee Dee Bridgewater. 6516 views
  • Village Vanguard Tour

    Village Vanguard Tour

    An informal look at the Village Vanguard with the marketing director of Iowa State Center.

    Not a riveting video but a good opportunity for anyone w... 6680 views

  • Thelonious Monk - An American Composer

    Thelonious Monk - An American Composer

    This 60 minute DVD is a fascinating, flowing mix of insightful interviews with musicians like Randy Weston, Barry Harris, Billy Taylor and Ben Riley ... 6480 views
  • Charlie Parker: Celebrating Bird

    Charlie Parker: Celebrating Bird

    This 60 minute DVD is the first and best documentary of Bird, with rare footage that included the entire "Hot House" from Earl Wilson's TV program, pl... 7136 views