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Norman Granz: Improvisation

1950 Rated NR 3hr 40m

Jazz impresario Norman Granz presents a cornucopia of great performances from many giants of the art form: Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young, Hank Jones, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich, Joe Pass and others. The material, some of it previously unseen, spans from 1950 to 1977. Also included is a featurette profile of Granz, narrated by the great jazz critic and columnist Nat Hentoff.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.