Film, Video BORN TO SWING

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Title
BORN TO SWING
Contributor Names
John Jeremy (director)
Created / Published
UK.
Notes
-  Information from: "Jazz on the Screen" by David Meeker. Used with permission. (Source)
-  Made-for-TV programme or made-for-video/DVD release.
-  Feature film (over 60 minutes).
-  "Air Mail special" by Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy, Charlie Christian; "Jumpin' at the Woodside" by Count Basie; "Swinging away with Willie and Ray" by Buddy Tate; "Liza" by Gus Kahn, Ira and George Gershwin; "Blues for J. J." by Earle Warren. (Songs)
-  Narrated by Humphrey Lyttelton, with music performed by Count Basie alumni:- Joe Newman, trumpet; Dicky Wells, Snub Mosley,trb; Eddie Durham, trombone, guitar; Earle Warren, clarinet, alto sax; Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Gene Ramey, acoustic double bass; Jo Jones, drums. Also with the participation in interview of Buck Clayton, Gene Krupa, Andy Kirk, John Hammond plus clips from Count Basie Soundies. (Personnel on Camera)
-  Shot in New York City in 1972, with photographs by Valerie Wilmer.
-  Jazz on the Screen is a reference work of filmographic information and does not point to digitized versions of the items described. The Library of Congress may or may not own a copy of a particular film or video. To request additional information Ask a Librarian (http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ask-record.html).
Form
motion picture
Description
motion picture | Made-for-TV programme or made-for-video/DVD release. Feature film (over 60 minutes). "Air Mail special" by Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy, Charlie Christian; "Jumpin' at the Woodside" by Count Basie; "Swinging away with Willie and Ray" by Buddy Tate; "Liza" by Gus Kahn, Ira and George Gershwin; "Blues for J. J." by Earle Warren. (Songs). Narrated by Humphrey Lyttelton, with music performed by Count Basie alumni:- Joe Newman, trumpet; Dicky Wells, Snub Mosley,trb; Eddie Durham, trombone, guitar; Earle Warren, clarinet, alto sax; Buddy Tate, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Gene Ramey, acoustic double bass; Jo Jones, drums. Also with the participation in interview of Buck Clayton, Gene Krupa, Andy Kirk, John Hammond plus clips from Count Basie Soundies. (Personnel On Camera). Shot in New York City in 1972, with photographs by Valerie Wilmer. Motion Picture (Form).
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John Jeremy. BORN TO SWING. UK, 1973.

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John Jeremy. (1973) BORN TO SWING. UK.

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John Jeremy. BORN TO SWING. UK, 1973.