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Billie Holiday in The Ladies Sing The Blues DVDWelcome to the homepage for VIEW Jazz DVDs. Our collection of award-winning and critically acclaimed jazz DVDs showcase the greatest names in the jazz pantheon, captured the way the best jazz is experienced- live and in the moment.

Louie Bellson & His Big Band DVDFrom the piano artistry of Herbie Hancock and Oscar Peterson to the legendary vocals of Billie Holiday, Nancy Wilson and Joe Williams, from the timeless groups led by Dizzy Gillespie and Elvin Jones to the big band powerhouses led by Gil Evans, Louie Bellson and Mel Lewis, VIEW Video presents the gamut of jazz music in all its vibrant expressiveness.

 

 

What are the critics saying about VIEW Jazz DVDs?

"...a powerful demonstration of modern jazz by one of music's masters" - Chuck Berg, JazzTimes

"...can quench the thirst of almost every jazz fan." - The Washington Post

"If you buy only one video this year you simply must make it this one." - David J. Gibson, Saxophone Journal

"...has to be seen to be believed...Cobham is a powerhouse...Bellson brought me to the edge of my seat!" - JazzTimes

"Excellent!" - The New York Times

 

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Manu Dibango: King Makossa
Price: $19.98
Manu Dibango: King Makossa
This concert DVD was recorded live at the height of World Music & saxophone icon Manu Dibango’s musical prowess in 1981 from Belgium. Dibango is the godfather of the African adaptation of Jazz and R&B music and the purveyor of a truly original sound.
Oscar Peterson: The Life of a Legend
Price: $19.98
Oscar Peterson: The Life of a Legend
This comprehensive DVD documentary film tells the life story of one of Jazz’s all-time great pianists, Oscar Peterson; a technical virtuoso and master of swing whose life has been shaped by his own extraordinary talent and driving ambition.
Damita Jo: The Lady is a Tramp
Price: $19.98
Damita Jo: The Lady is a Tramp
Damita Jo was envied for her charming persona, eclectic performances, breathtaking beauty, and her magnificent voice. She became famous with the hit records "I Went To Your Wedding," "I'll Save The Last Dance For You," and "I'll Be There."
Billy Daniels: That Old Black Magic
Price: $19.98
Billy Daniels: That Old Black Magic
American singer-showman Billy Daniels was one of the most successful vocalists to come out of the Big Band Era, sharing the stage with legends such as Nat King Cole, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey and Charlie Parker.
Don Cherry's Multikulti
Price: $19.98
Don Cherry's Multikulti
Don Cherry created an influential legacy by contrasting his Bebop spiced Jazz with genres such as Free Jazz and World music. This earthy DVD features his signature style, in which exploratory jazz is juxtaposed with ancient ethnic musical traditions.
The Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra: Strive For Jive
Price: $19.98
The Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra: Strive For Jive
Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra’s Live, Full-Length Concert DVD features Jazz Big Band music from the Toshiko Akiyoshi, Lew Tabackin, Frank Wess, Brian Lynch, & other Jazz stars, and is the definitive record of the foremost Modern Jazz Big Band Orchestra.
Freda Payne: High Standards
Price: $19.98
Freda Payne: High Standards
This concert DVD features vocalist Freda Payne, singer of the smash Pop and R&B hit song Band of Gold, along with saxophonists Jerome Richardson and Jazz icon Stanley Turrentine. Performing some of Pop music classic songs with a Jazz flair, singer Freda..
O.C. Smith: How Sweet It Is
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O.C. Smith: How Sweet It Is
Singer O.C. Smith developed his reputation working as the lead singer for Count Basie. O.C. Smith blends Jazz, Pop, R&B, Soul Music & Gospel on this Ad Lib Series Concert DVD also featuring Scatman Crothers, Judy Carmichael, Larry Nash, & more
Linda Hopkins: Deep In The Night
Price: $19.98
Linda Hopkins: Deep In The Night
This DVD, Linda Hopkins: Deep in the Night, features the soulful vocals of Jazz and Blues singer Linda Hopkins. Hopkins fell in love with Blues music after seeing Bessie Smith perform. She has starred in Broadway musicals such as Jazz Train...
Oscar Peterson: Music In The Key Of Oscar
Price: $19.98
Oscar Peterson: Music In The Key Of Oscar
Multiple Award Winner - This riveting music documentary traces the history of piano jazz legend Oscar Peterson, from his days as Montreal's teenage boogie-woogie sensation to his meteoric rise to international celebrity. (with Herb Ellis and Ray Brown,..
The Ladies Sing The Blues
Price: $19.98
The Ladies Sing The Blues
Timeless performances from Bessie Smith, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan and many more highlight this extraordinary compilation filled with complete, live performances by the great American divas of the Blues and Jazz worlds.
Fela In Concert
Price: $19.98
Fela In Concert
This extraordinary DVD features Nigeria’s explosively charismatic superstar, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, at his very best in this historic concert DVD, recorded live in Paris in 1981. Not only the most celebrated African musician & composer of his time, Fela...
Elvin Jones: Jazz Machine
Price: $19.98
Elvin Jones: Jazz Machine
Legendary Jazz drummer Elvin Jones heads this live, full-length concert DVD entitled, Elvin Jones: Jazz Machine. Assembling an all-star band that includes Sonny Fortune and Ravi Coltrane, among others, Elvin plays with the thunderous power that...
Fiddlin' Man: The Life & Times of Bob Wills
Price: $19.98
Fiddlin' Man: The Life & Times of Bob Wills
Bob Wills & The Texas Doughboys etched their way into America's heart with the inimitable sound of his Texas Swing band. "At long last, the award-winning Life & Times of Bob Wills is out on DVD! - Highly recommended!" - The Academy of Western Arts
Antonio Carlos Jobim: An All-Star Tribute
Price: $19.98
Antonio Carlos Jobim: An All-Star Tribute
Direct from Brazil in his last recorded performance, Antonio Carlos Jobim is joined by jazz icons Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Shirley Horn, Jon Hendricks, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and others. Features The Girl From Ipanema and other Jobim standards ...
Nancy Wilson At Carnegie Hall
Price: $19.98
Nancy Wilson At Carnegie Hall
Jazz and R&B singer Nancy Wilson gives a memorable performance with her flair for combining vocal refinement, elegance and emotional sincerity with dazzling panache. " Flawless video, both technically and artistically. - JazzTimes
The Moscow Sax Quintet: The Jazznost Tour
Price: $19.98
The Moscow Sax Quintet: The Jazznost Tour
"I will state flat out: this Moscow Sax Quintet "Jazznost Tour" video is an amazing display of pure musicianship of the highest caliber... I couldn't pull myself away from the screen.... it's non-stop and sweet, sweet jazz..." - Saxophone Journal
Django: A Jazz Tribute
Price: $14.98
Django: A Jazz Tribute
In this energetic tribute to the late Django Reinhardt, we are treated to the best in jazz guitar music by Bireli Lagrene and Django's son, Babik Rheinhardt, playing with palpable energy and enthusiasm. ...
Gil Evans and his Orchestra
Price: $19.98
Gil Evans and his Orchestra
This DVD of the Gil Evans Orchestra features Jazz heavyweights the Brecker Bothers, Billy Cobham, Mike Manieri, &, Lew Soloff playing famed compositions from Evans himself, and Charles Mingus, George Gershwin, Jimi Hendrix, and Thelonious Monk.
Alberta Hunter: My Castle's Rockin'
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Alberta Hunter: My Castle's Rockin'
Narrated by Billy Taylor, this film traces the life & career of the legendary vocalist Alberta Hunter. The LA Times called it "an exhilarating, moving portrait of an extraordinary woman." This music documentary includes a concert from The Cookery in NYC.
Benny Golson: The Whisper Not Tour
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Benny Golson: The Whisper Not Tour
Jazz saxophonist / composer Benny Golson performs live with Jazz greats Art Farmer, Curtis Fuller, Jon Hendricks, Geoffrey Keezer, Dwayne Burno & Joe Farnsworth in this full-length concert DVD. Songs include Whisper Not, Blues March, I Remember Clifford…
Christian Howes & The Horatio Icasto Quartet: Live In Madrid
Price: $19.98
Christian Howes & The Horatio Icasto Quartet: Live In Madrid
Jazz violinist Christian Howes brings his explosive Jazz violin sound to this full length concert DVD. Lauded as Downbeat Magazine’s #2 rising star, Christian Howes has wowed fellow performers and audiences alike with his explosive violin and...
Europafest: Jazz Highlights
Price: $19.98
Europafest: Jazz Highlights
Experience a night of spectacular Jazz and World music with diverse performances from the Jazz’s most distinct artists. Featuring Grammy Award winning artists such as Mike Stern, Bill Frisell, Archie Shepp, Sonny Fortune, Sun Ra, John Zorn, & many more.Ex
Billy Harper in Concert: Live From Poland
Price: $19.98
Billy Harper in Concert: Live From Poland
Saxophonist Billy Harper’s uniquely soulful approach to Jazz is on display in this concert DVD, which features a special evening of Harper’s original compositions, as well as the acoustic splendor and gothic brilliance of the Metropolitan Basilica...
Dueling Guitars 1: Paul Bollenback & John Hart
Price: $19.98
Dueling Guitars 1: Paul Bollenback & John Hart
Acclaimed Jazz guitarists John Hart and Paul Bollenback bring their musical mastery and compositional skills to this brilliant live concert DVD, Dueling Guitars 1: Paul Bollenback and John Hart. As much a dance as a duel, this DVD was filmed in Hi Def.
Dianne Reeves: The Early Years
Price: $19.98
Dianne Reeves: The Early Years
Jazz Vocalist / Singer Dianne Reeves, carrying the torch of Ella Fitzgerald & Sarah Vaughan, performs with Billy Childs & Snooky Young, with a classic performance from Count Basie & Helen Humes, as we see the birth of a Jazz star in this historic DVD
Dorothy Donegan: Pandemonium
Price: $19.98
Dorothy Donegan: Pandemonium
This DVD, "Dorothy Donegan: Pandemonium" from the Ad Lib Series, features Jazz pianist Dorothy Donegan, who is primarily recognized for playing the boogie-woogie style of Jazz, as well as being the protégé of, and successor to, Art Tatum.
Willie Bobo: King Conga
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Willie Bobo: King Conga
Raised in NYCs Spanish Harlem neighborhood, William Bobo Correa (19341983) was one of the premiere Jazz & Latin percussionists of the 1960s and 70s, most recognized for playing Afro-Cuban Jazz.
Tanya Maria: The Beat of Brazil
Price: $19.98
Tanya Maria: The Beat of Brazil
Tanya Marias sensual low tones, tenacious stage performances, and percussive piano style have made her one of the true originals of not only Brazilian sound, but of Music the world over.
Freddie Hubbard: One of a Kind
Price: $19.98
Freddie Hubbard: One of a Kind
Trumpet player Freddie Hubbard cemented a powerful reputation as a bebop and hard-bop player, but is also famous for playing on some of the most influential albums of the post bop era.
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