(The Complete Story of the Musicians and Music Onscreen)Scott Yanow - Hal Leonard Corporation
Jazz on Film reviews, analyzes, and rates virtually every appearance of a jazz musician or singer on film. After presenting a detailed essay on the history of jazz on film and television, 1,300 movies, documentaries, shorts, videos, and DVDs are rated and reviewed. Each film is a given a 1 to 10 rating and a concise description of its contents and value. Jazz on Film covers the entire jazz field, from Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington to Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wynton Marsalis, and Diana Krall.