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1. Jazz icons: Art Blakery & the jazz messengers live in '58   Publication: Reelin's in the Years Productions, 2006 . 55 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers features what many consider to be one of the finest line-ups in the history of jazz—Art Blakey (Drums), Bobby Timmons (Piano), Jymie Merritt (Bass), Benny Golson (Sax) and the legendary trumpet player, Lee Morgan. Lost for nearly 50 years, this historic 55-minute concert, filmed in Belgium in 1958, one month to the day after they recorded their masterpiece Moanin', is the only known visual document of this influential band who were together for only six months. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

2. Jazz icons: Louis Armstrong, live in '59   Publication: Reelin's In the years Productions, 2006 . 55 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Louis Armstrong is one of the only known complete Armstrong concerts from the 1950s to be captured on film. This 55-minute set, filmed in Belgium in 1959, features many of Satchmo’s greatest songs including “Mack The Knife”, “When It’s Sleepy Time Down South” and “Stompin’ At The Savoy,” backed by his stellar band the All-Stars, featuring Trummy Young, Peanuts Hucko, Billy Kyle, Danny Barcelona and Mort Herbert Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

3. Jazz Icons: Quincy Jones live in '60   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 80 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Quincy Jones spotlights a young “Q” conducting his “dream band”—an 18-piece orchestra of world-renowned players such as Clark Terry, Phil Woods, Sahib Shihab, Budd Johnson and Benny Bailey. This 80-minute program, featuring 17 songs, is one of the finest examples of big band jazz ever to be captured on film. Shot in Switzerland and Belgium in 1960, these two concerts are the only known visual documents of this legendary tour—an important lost chapter in an illustrious career which has spanned six decades. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

4. Jazz Icons: Dizzy Gilespie live in '58 & '70   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 85 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Dizzy Gilespie features two historic concerts from one of the founding fathers of bebop. Filmed 12 years apart, the 1958 concert features Dizzy working eloquently within the small combo structure of a quintet including such influential musicians as sax player Sonny Stitt and bassist Ray Brown. The second show focuses on a completely different side of Dizzy, fronting the legendary Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band. With a 16-piece big band to conduct, including two drummers, his Latin influences are revealed on "Con Alma" and "Manteca." Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

5. Jazz Icons: Chet Baker, live in '64 & 79   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 71 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Chet Baker features two concerts by the foremost interpreter of the West Coast school of cool jazz. Filmed in Europe 15 years apart, these two shows seen together provide an overview of Baker’s illustrious career. The first show is a haunting 1964 performance in a Belgian TV studio with a quartet including long-time sidemen saxophonist Jacques Pelzer and French pianist Rene Urtreger. Songs include the Miles Davis classic, “So What,” and the jazz standard “Time After Time” (a very rare rendition featuring Chet’s “Cool” vocal style.) The soulful1979 set from Norway, with a trio featuring vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackerschmid, highlights the growth and maturity of this troubled but inspiring artist. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

6. Jazz Icons: Thelonious Monk, live in ' 66   Publication: Reelin's In the Years, 2006 . 62 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Thelonious Monk features two intimate concerts filmed three days apart in Scandanavia in the Spring of 1966 with a legendary quartet that includes drummer Ben Riley, bassist Larry Gales and tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse. Thelonious Monk revolutionized jazz with his innovative musical approach and these remarkable performances allow viewers the rare opportunity to experience Monk’s genius up close on his classic compositions “Blue Monk,” “Epistrophy” and “’Round Midnight.” Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

7. Jazz Icons: Count Basie, live in '62   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 56 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Count Basie features one of the greatest big band orchestras captured at the height of their considerable powers. Billed frequently as the “most explosive force in jazz,” this recently discovered 60-minute concert, taped in Sweden in 1962, highlights the legendary musical talents of this 18-piece band which included such luminaries as Marshal Royal, Freddie Green, Quentin “Butter” Jackson, Frank Wess and sensational drummer Sonny Payne. This is the earliest known complete concert of Count Basie and his orchestra to be released on DVD. Stellar performances include “Corner Pocket,” “Old Man River,” and “One O’Clock Jump.” Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

8. Jazz Icons: Buddy Rich, live in '78   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 75 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Buddy Rich highlights the relentless power and unparalleled artistry of the man who was known as “The World’s Greatest Drummer.” This 75-minute concert, taped in Holland in 1978, showcases one of the tightest big bands in history, featuring acclaimed saxophonist Steve Marcus and other members of Buddy’s “Killer Force,” the group he would later call “the best band I ever had.” Standout performances include “Grand Concourse,” “Big Swing Face,” and “Channel One Suite,” which climaxes in Buddy’s signature drum solo. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

9. Jazz Icons: Ella Fitzgerald, live in '57 & '63   Publication: Reelin's in the Years Productions, 2006 . 56 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Ella Fitzgerald features “The First Lady Of Song” in two distinct performances. The first is the earliest known complete concert of Ella to be captured on film. Shot in Belgium, this 1957 concert has her performing with jazz greats Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Jo Jones and the legendary Oscar Peterson on classics such as “Lullaby Of Birdland,” and “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing).” The second show is an intimate in-studio performance from 1963, taped in Sweden, featuring Ella backed by a quartet including pianist Tommy Flanagan. Highlights include stellar versions of “Mack The Knife” and “Just One Of Those Things.” Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),