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Benny Goodman Story – Swing Era

Bird – Charlie Parker

Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz

Buena Vista Social Club – Documentary about music in Cuba

Cadillac Records - Muddy Waters

Can’t Hear – Documentary of Robert Johnson (blues)

The Connection


Deep Blues – Documentary

The Gene Krupa Story

The Glenn Miller Story – Swing Era

A Great Day in Harlem – Documentary (many musicians)

The Fabulous Dorseys – Dorsey Brothers

History of Jazz - Ken Burns Videos (There are 10, pick 1)

Jazz Ball

Jazz Casual - any of the Jazz Casual documentaries

Jazz in Serious Music - Leonard Bernstein documentary

Jazz Odyssey: Beyond El Rocco - Jazz in Australia

The Jazz Singer

For Love of Country – Arturo Sandoval

The Lady Sings the Blues – Billie Holiday

Let’s Get Lost – Chet Baker Documentary

Lightening in a Bottle – documentary on the blues


Mo' Better Blues

Ray - Ray Charles

Round Midnight – Dexter Gordon

Satchmo – Louis Armstrong

The Story of Jazz

Straight, No Chaser – Thelonious Monk

Sweet Love, Bitter – Charlie Parker

Too Late Blues

Young Man With a Horn - Bix Beiderbecke

Any documentaries on any of the jazz musicians mentioned in the book







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