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The George Shearing Show, Nancy Wilson at the Grove and Color Me Jazz

March 17 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Free

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The George Shearing Show (KTLA, 1/3/65)
Directed by Kip Walton

British-born jazz pianist George Shearing hosts this 1965 color special produced at KTLA featuring performances by Jennie Smith, Mel Tormé and Shearing himself.

With: The George Shearing Quintet (George Shearing, piano; Hagood Hardy, vibes; Nick Martinez, drums; Joe Pass, guitar; Bob Whitlock, bass), Jennie Smith, Mel Tormé.

DigiBeta,b/w, 50 min.

Preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive.


Followed by:

Nancy Wilson at the Grove (KTLA, 5/20/65)
Directed by William Rainbolt

KTLA goes to the Cocoanut Grove for the opening night of singer Nancy Wilson’s engagement at the famed nitery, with Army Archered on hand to interview famous attendees before and after selections from Wilson’s set.

Host: Army Archerd. With: Nancy Wilson, the Freddy Martin Orchestra.

DigiBeta, b/w, 50 min.

Preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive.


Followed by:

Color Me Jazz (KTLA, 10/3/65)
Directed by Kip Walton

This vibrant color broadcast hosted by Mel Tormé was to be the first in a series of specials featuring top jazz artists, with June Christy, the Paul Horn Quintet and Lou Rawls, spotlighted here.

With: Shelly Manne & His Men, June Christy, the Paul Horn Quintet, Jennie Smith, Lou Rawls.

DigiBeta, color, 50 min.

Preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive.

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Date:
March 17
Time:
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/2017/03/17/george-shearing-show-nancy-wilson-color-me-jazz

Venue

Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Website:
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/billy-wilder-theater

Organizer

UCLA Film & Television Archive
Website:
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/