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BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017

A TON OF JAZZ @BFI 33 SAT 9 SEP 18:20 NFT1 Dizzy Gillespie A bandleader and composer with a strong sense of pride in his African- American heritage, the incomparable John Birks ‘Dizzy’ Gillespie will be remembered as one of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time. Jazz 625: Dizzy Gillespie BBC 1965. Dir Terry Henebery. 36min Gillespie and his band perform on the much-loved BBC jazz series of the 1960s. TUE 12 SEP 20:30 NFT3 + With Dizzy Gillespie at Ronnie Scott’s Club BBC 1975. Dir Tony Cash. 50min Watch Gillespie in concert and in conversation about his career. Ella Fitzgerald With her mesmerising voice and huge stage presence, Ella Fitzgerald was rightfully known globally as The Queen of Jazz. Here, we present some wonderful footage of Fitzgerald working her magic. Ella ITV 1964. Dir Philip Casson. 41min Ella captured in concert with The Oscar Peterson Trio at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester. Her performance includes classics such as ‘Mack the Knife’ and ‘The Lady is a Tramp.’ + Omnibus: Ella Fitzgerald at Ronnie Scott’s BBC 1974. 50min TV cameras filmed Ella in a series of brilliant and intimate concerts at the famous London Jazz Club. Ella Fitzgerald at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz 625


BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017
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