Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz


60m 1997

Brief Synopsis

The story of Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, who became jazz fans in Germany before Hitler clamped down on "degenerate" art. They established Blue Note Records in New York, which eventually went on to record the bulk of the great jazz musicians performing in the 1950s. The second half of the document

Film Details

Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

The story of Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, who became jazz fans in Germany before Hitler clamped down on "degenerate" art. They established Blue Note Records in New York, which eventually went on to record the bulk of the great jazz musicians performing in the 1950s. The second half of the documentary deals with the issue of the greater popularity and appreciation of jazz in Europe than in the United States.

Film Details

Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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