Jazz in exile

United States, 1982

Film
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Filmclips of American jazz performances and interviews with musicians are used to discuss why America has failed to appreciate its most prominent, indigenous art form. Why have so many artists left and settled in Europe and why have some gone home in the last few years? Musicians featured: Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, Steve Lacy, Randy Weston, Phil Woods, Art Farmer, Richard Davis, Gato Barberie, Carla Bley, Freddie Hubbard, Mal Waldron.

Credits

producer/director

Chuck France

production company

Francerelli Film Productions

Duration

00:57:35:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33154

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → African American musicians

Music & Performing Arts → Improvisation (Music)

Music & Performing Arts → Jazz - History

Music & Performing Arts → Jazz music

Music & Performing Arts → Jazz musicians

Music & Performing Arts → Music - 20th century - Philosophy and aesthetics

Music & Performing Arts → Music - History and criticism

Music & Performing Arts → Music - United States

Music & Performing Arts → Music appreciation

Music & Performing Arts → Musicians, American

Performance

Performance → Music - Performance

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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