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The Sound of Jazz 

Some of the best Jazz musicians in the country perform live on CBS in 1957. Count Basie, Billie Holiday and many more appear in this excellent one hour presentation.

Director:

Jack Smight

Writer:

John McGiffert
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Crosby John Crosby ... Self - Host
Henry 'Red' Allen Henry 'Red' Allen ... Self (as Red Allen)
Danny Barker Danny Barker ... Self - Guitarist with Red Allen
Vic Dickenson Vic Dickenson ... Self - Trombonist with Red Allen / Self - Trombonist with Count Bassie
Coleman Hawkins ... Self - Tenor Saxophonist With Red Allen / Self - Tenor Saxophonist With Count Basie / Self - Tenor Saxophonist With Red Allen / Self - Tenor Saxophonist With Billie Holiday
Milt Hinton Milt Hinton ... Self - Bassist with Red Allen / Self - Bassist with Billie Holiday
Jo Jones ... Self - Drummer with Red Allen / Self - Drummer with Count Basie
Nat Pierce Nat Pierce ... Self - Pianist with Red Allen
Pee Wee Russell Pee Wee Russell ... Self - Clarinetist with Red Allen
Rex Stewart Rex Stewart ... Self - Trumpeter with Red Allen
Thelonious Monk ... Self
Ahmed Abdul-Malik Ahmed Abdul-Malik ... Self - Bassist with Thelonious Monk
Osie Johnson Osie Johnson ... Self - Drummer with Thelonious Monk / Self - Drummer with Billie Holiday
Count Basie ... Self
Jimmy Rushing Jimmy Rushing ... Self - Vocalist
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Some of the best Jazz musicians in the country perform live on CBS in 1957. Count Basie, Billie Holiday and many more appear in this excellent one hour presentation.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1957 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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