Martin Scorsese presents The Blues. Piano blues [videorecording] / Vulcan/Road Movies in association with Cappa Productions and Jigsaw Productions ; produced by Clint Eastwood and Bruce Ricker ; directed by Clint Eastwood.
Blues [videorecording] Piano blues
[Seattle, WA] : Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; [Berlin] : Road Movies Filmproduktion Gmbh, c2003.
Video 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Television mini-series. Documentary television programs.
Director, actor and piano-player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical acts as well as interviews and performances by such living legends as Ray Charles, Fats Domino and Dr. John.
Interviews and performances: Ray Charles, Dr. John, Marcia Ball, Pinetop Perkins, Dave Brubeck, Jay McShann. Archival performances: Ray Charles, Otis Spann, Art Tatum, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Jay McShann, Big Joe Turner, Oscar Peterson, Nat King Cole, Martha Davis, Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Charles Brown, Duke Ellington.
Executive producer, Martin Scorsese ; director, Clint Eastwood ; producers, Clint Eastwood, Bruce Ricker.
Issued in slipcase as the seventh of seven DVDs, with accompanying booklet. Series originally produced for PBS and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Special features: Director biography and filmography ; Blues film trailer.