Benny Carter: Centennial Tribute
Benny Carter: Symphony in Riffs
- Documentary of Benny's life.
- Features Lena Horne, Quincy Jones, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Clark
Terry, and many others.
- Executive producer Lucille Ostrow.
- Directed and produced by Harrison Engle.
- Narrated by Burt Lancaster.
- "Jazz Movie of the Year" --Leonard Feather, LA Times, 1989
- "...director-producer Harrison Engle has captured the musical and human
spirit of the legendary jazzman in a documentary that promises to stand as
an exemplar of the genre....In all, it's a triumph for the director-producer
and his 'star'..." --Chuck Berg Jazz Times, April 1996
- 1989 documentary (58 minutes), re-released 2007 with Carter "Career Appreciation" text and photos by Ed Berger.
- Available from Rhapsody Films (Tel. 212 243-0142).
Benny Carter: Jazz at the Smithsonian
- With Joe Kennedy Jr., Kenny Barron, George Duvivier and Ronnie Bedford. Tunes include Honeysuckle Rose, Misty, Take The "A" Train, Cottontail and Autumn Leaves. 1982 Live concert with interview (52 minutes).
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