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A sample of today's finest jazz artists, providing an overview of the variety, internationality and fascination of today's world of jazz.
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
0170
Alfredo Kraus is internationally known as the great master of "belcanto" style. More than just a portrait, the film takes a lively and not uncritical stand on today's operatic world. The programme includes high points from the 1993 season in Milan,…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
0187
This film portrait of talented singer/song- writer John Denver relates several of the stories behind his inspirations and also features exciting video footage of many of his songs.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0235
They started out in 1981 as a New York City street band, playing jazz, gospel and classics. Now they're an internationally acclaimed quartet forming a tighly-knit unit with their own distinctive identity, performing both traditional and experimental…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0511
The ensemble makes its point both with the fantasic playing of the wind instruments as well as the virtuosic precision of Dave Holland's bass.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0512
Barbara Thompson has long been acknowledged as the first lady of the sax. Together with her band "Paraphernalia" and Jon Hiseman, she ranks among the world's top Jazz-rock ensembles.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0523
Paco's openness to the recording of a highly personal film portrait of himself means that we can gain an up-close look into the personality of this fascinating musician.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0526
Consisting of former members of Frank Zappa's band, this concert pays tribute to the music of the maestro, featuring all the 'hits' of his musical history, from "Chunga's Revenge" to "Easy Meat", performed with breathtaking virtuosity.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0536
The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra was formed 20 years ago by a group of top New York musicians. Its objective was to create an ensemble in which every member would have such a meaningful input on musical matters that no conductor would be necessary.…
Length
68 mins
Prog. No.
0537
This particular performance shows world-class piano player Joanne Brackeen with a quite unusual line up, consisting of Pat Metheny's drummer Danny Gottlieb, Lonnie Plaxico of Steve Coleman's Five Elements Band and Donald Harrison, a unique sax player…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0541