Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey is a 2003 box set released on Hip-O Records. It is the soundtrack to the Martin Scorsese PBS documentary series The Blues. The box set attempts to present a history of the blues from the dawning of recorded music to the present day. It offers a survey of many different blues subgenres and tangential music styles, as well as a survey of almost all the most notable blues performers over time.
Martin Scorsese Presents: The Best Of The Blues Audio CD. Various Artists. IMO, this 5-disc set is par none the best blues compilation spanning over 50 years. Not everything noteworthy has been included, but it is the best bang for your buck you're going to find anywhere for a wide blues selection from early to recent, and Marty Scorese did a fantastic job in selection. I have given it as a gift several times and it is the gift that keeps on giving. Some very great tunes.
This five-disc, 116-track box set presents a sweeping history of the blues from its emergence in the early 1900s clear through to its various contemporary guises, and includes samples of country blues in all of its regional variations, as well as cuts from string bands, jug bands, jazz combos, gritty Chicago blues outfits, and a look at how rock artists. like Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix incorporated the blues into their distinctive styles
07 Billy Lyons & Stack-O-Lee. 08 'Ma' Rainey's Black Bottom. 09 Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground. 24 First Time I Met The Blues.
It was with this taste in my mouth that I received the box set for Martin Scorsese's The Blues: A Musical Journey, five discs of music from his seven-part series on PBS designed to outdo Ken Burns's Jazz as the definitive documentary on a historical idiom. The episodes were a mixed bag, each coming from a different director and each taking a personal approach rather than attempting to fit into a master plan for the series.
John Lee Hooker and Eric Clapton Lyrics of legendary blues compositions Personal essays by the series directors Martin Scorsese, Charles Burnett, Richard Pearce, Wim Wenders, Marc Levin, Mike Figgis, and Clint Eastwood Excerpts from literary masters James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Eudora Welty, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and William Faulkner Tracing the art form's path from juke joints, house parties, and recording
Документальное, мини-сериал, по интересам. It may have been underrated when first broadcast on PBS on consecutive nights in the fall of '03, but executive producer Martin Scorsese's homage to the blues is a truly significant, if imperfect, achievement. Musical journey" is an apt description, as Scorsese and the six other directors responsible.
Hoffman, Larry (2003). Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey (CD box set booklet notes)format requires url (help) (Media notes). 1. Blues – Blues is a genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century. The genre developed from roots in African musical traditions, African-American work songs, spirituals, Blues incorporated spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts, chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads. Blue notes, usually thirds or fifths flattened in pitch, are also a part of the sound. Smith eventually moved on to performing in various lines, making the 81 Theater in Atlanta her home base. She also performed in shows on the circuit and became its biggest star after she signed a recording contract with Columbia Records.