Piano Legends Movie Review 1987

Information and Film Reviews for Piano Legends the Movie

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This is a lively history of jazz piano, traced through film clips of 23 keyboard greats, ranging stylistically from Willie "The Lion" Smith to Cecil Taylor. Most of the footage comes from the collection of jazz film historian David Chertok, with some material in black and white.


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Available on VHS
Running time 70 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Documentary Films, Music--Jazz, Black Culture
Teddy Wilson, Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, Chick Corea
Jazz Images, Burrill Crohn, David Chertok

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