Steven Bernstein - Solos: The Jazz Sessions
By Steven Bernstein. Live/DVD. DVD. MVD #MVD5040D. Published by MVD (HL.321046).
Item Number: HL.321046
The Jazz Sessions series spotlights unaccompanied performances by some of the legends and bright young stars of the jazz world. Designed and recorded specifically for television, this Solos DVD offers viewers front row seats for an intimate and unique jazz experience. Each program features complete musical pieces, insightful interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage. Shot in stunning HDTV with multiple moving cameras and a medley of elegant cinematic lighting, it showcases an exciting and dynamic variety of jazz styles – from the blues and boogie-woogie to bebop and the experimental.
Steven Bernstein is a trumpeter/slide trumpeter, bandleader, arranger, and composer who lives outside of musical convention. In this intimate set of solo performances, Bernstein dedicates spontaneously improvised pieces to a variety of culture makers including Lenny Bruce, Sly Stone, Marianne Faithful, Leonard Cohen, Donny Hathaway, Roswell Rudd, Sam Rivers, Dickie Wells, and Don Cherry.