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Cecil Taylor interview

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Title:
Cecil Taylor interview
Description:
In this clip Jazz musician Cecil Taylor talks about the meaning of Art in a community. Overall the program introduces the topic of African American music in the United States, in particular, jazz, with its ability to convey the great range of emotions of the human spirit via its improvisational nature. Host David Crippens introduces performance segments by the Ali Yusef Trio and the Webster Lewis Septet, interviews with Cecil Taylor and the owner of Crawford's Grill (a famous jazz nightclub in Pittsburgh, PA), "Information" on "new music" and what it means, "Dealin'" with Cecil Taylor (who defines jazz), "Commentary" by professor and historian A.B. Spellman on the lack of new African American music on Boston radio stations, and segment interludes with Cheryl Bibbs, Gerald Durley, and Wolf Mandrill (of the musical group Mandrill). Produced by Marita Rivero. Directed by Conrad White.
Director:
White, Conrad
Creator:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Producer:
Rivero, Marita
Creator:
Jones, Vickie
Contributor:
Smith, Lee
Contributor:
Bravo Wing, Carla
Contributor:
Chigas, Basil
Contributor:
Hutton, David
Contributor:
Simons, Fred
Contributor:
Rivero, Marita
Engineer:
Spangler, Jennifer
Contributor:
Wareham, Skip
Contributor:
Bagwell, Orlando
Contributor:
Wright, Rodner
Contributor:
Izzi, Steve
Engineer:
Balhatchet, Tom
Contributor:
Webster Lewis Septet, The
Contributor:
Silva, Candelaria
Contributor:
McGuire Nicholas, Sallie
Contributor:
Henry, Arthur
Contributor:
MacKnight, John
Contributor:
Bordett, Bruce
Contributor:
Haydock, Roger
Contributor:
Loerzel, David
Contributor:
Benson, Bill
Contributor:
Cogell, Lloyd
Contributor:
Hadfield, Peter
Host:
Crippens, David
Engineer:
Handyside, Keith
Contributor:
Lane, Frank
Contributor:
DeVitt, Douglas
Contributor:
Koppel, Tiit
Contributor:
Sullivan, John L.
Contributor:
Kenner, Sharon
Contributor:
Tarter, Margaret
Contributor:
Wright, Sylvia
Contributor:
Wilson, Bob
Contributor:
Buccheri, Ron
Researcher:
Spooner, Dighton
Contributor:
Kane, Pat
Engineer:
Fairweather, Bill
Contributor:
Plausse, John
Contributor:
Dick, Michael
Contributor:
Smith, Kathy
Contributor:
Nicholas , Huntley, Jr.
Contributor:
LeCain, Larry
Contributor:
Floyd, Michael
Contributor:
St. Onge, David
Contributor:
Holden, Dick
Engineer:
Correia, Dennis
Contributor:
MacDonald, Greg
Contributor:
Speight, Alonzo R.
Contributor:
Estus, Boyd
Contributor:
Fletcher, Leah
Contributor:
Crane, David
Date:
December 17, 1975
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
WGBH
Collection (local):
WGBH Open Vault
Series:
Say Brother
Subjects:
Mandrill, Wolf
Durley, Dr. Gerald
Robinson, William, Sr
Webster Lewis Septet (Musical group)
Ali Yusef Trio (Musical group)
Jazz
African Americans--Attitudes
African American musicians
Bibbs, Cheryl
Taylor, Cecil, 1929-
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Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Identifier:
V_94D4AA652404427DA4E63D6A7D09FB9B