Accent on the Off Beat
Accent on the Offbeat is a cinema verite film about the creation and premiere of the ballet Jazz (Six Syncopated Movements), composed by trumpet virtuoso Wynton Marsalis and choreographed by Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins of the New York City Ballet. A focus of the film is the remarkable contrast -in background, temperament, style and creative approach -between Martins and Marsalis as they unite the disparate worlds of ballet and jazz.
|Title:||Accent on the Off Beat|
|Genre:||Ballet Video, Music Video (Concert/Performance)|
|Starring:||Accent on the off Beat, Wynton Marsalis, Peter Martins, New York City Ballet, Wynton Marsalis Ensemble|
|Directors:||Carol Stowe, Albert Maysles, Deborah Dickson, Susan Froemke|
|Run Time:||57 minutes|