Blue Flame: Portrait of a Jazz Legend
Woody got his big start at the height of the big band era. Yet when the other bands started to fold up after the war, Woody kept his going strong. In fact, he kept his band going strong right up until his death in 1987. Not only did he carry on the big band swing tradition, he tried to expand on it. Learn all about his life, music and legacy on this documentary that includes interviews with the master, himself, along with musicians and jazz historians such as Dan Morgenstern, Terry Gibbs, Joe Lovano, Jeff Hamilton and many others. 2012/color/110 min/NR/widescreen.