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Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra: Jivin In Be-Bop
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra Jivin In Be-Bop
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     2005     0hr 55min


Movie Details

Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Pop, Gillespie, Dizzy, Jazz
Studio: Storyville Films
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 03/29/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 0hr 55min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

Movie Reviews

Diz & guests in rare old 40's era public domain film footage
Lil Mike | San Francisco | 01/06/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)

"This scratchy old B&W film collection captures Dizzy and crew including vocalist Helen Humes live in New York City between 1946-1947, performing 18 classic compositions such as "Salt Peanuts," "Oop Bop Sh'bam", "Grosvenor's Square," "Night in Tunisia," and more.

Better sit back and get your muggles on though, because the cornball presentation features somewhat dated if not convoluted dancing numbers that strain one's attention at times. Some of the serious ballet seems like unintentional comedy, but all in all a good historical look for jazz buffs at Gillespie in his early years."