The Resource Black February

Black February

Label
Black February
Title
Black February
Contributor
Distributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vipal Monga's first feature-length documentary chronicles an unprecedented series of concerts performed in February 2005 by the legendary jazz composer Lawrence D. Butch Morris. The concerts were in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Conduction, Butch's revolutionary technique for live music-making. Butch put on 44 performances in 28 days with 85 musicians pulled from all across New York's musical community. Along with footage from these remarkable concerts that span a full range of musical styles from big band jazz to funk to electronic and symphonic works. The documentary features some of the leading lights of the New York creative-music community, including Henry Threadgill, JD Allen, Brandon Ross, Graham Haynes, Howard Mandel, and Greg Tate. Although the film provides unique insight into New York's vibrant avant-garde music scene, Black February is more than a simple portrait of those 28 days, or a biography of an enigmatic and complex musical legend. It's a film about the scope of a theory that is redefining what it means to make music. More than a testament to Butch's place as a leading figure in the evolution of jazz or a glimpse into New York City's dynamic musical counterculture, Black February is about the creative process and the struggles of all artists trying to distill the purest essence of themselves into their work
Cataloging source
UtOrKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Collective Eye Films in 2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Monga, Vipal
  • Collective Eye Films (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
64
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morris, Lawrence Butch
  • Morris, Lawrence Butch
  • Conductors (Music)
  • Improvisation (Music)
  • Instrumental ensembles
  • Jazz
  • Free jazz
  • Avant-garde (Music)
  • Conductors (Music)
  • Jazz
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Black February
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (65 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1245175
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870677192
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1245175
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Black February
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (65 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1245175
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870677192
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1245175
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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