Martin Scorsese presents The Blues – A Musical Journey: John Mayall, Carl Lumbly, Taj Mahal, Mya, John L. Demps Jr., Leticia…

Martin Scorsese presents The Blues - A Musical Journey: John Mayall, Carl Lumbly, Taj Mahal, Mya, John L. Demps Jr., Leticia Giffoni, Alex Gibney, Belinda Clasen, Belinda Morrison, Jeff Scheftel, Lisa Day, Margaret Bodde, Martin Scorsese, Melissa Robledo, Mikaela Beardsley, Robert Gordon, Samson Mucke, Susan Motamed, Ulrich Felsberg
Martin Scorsese presents The Blues – A Musical Journey: John Mayall, Carl Lumbly, Taj Mahal, Mya, John L. Demps Jr., Leticia Giffoni, Alex Gibney, Belinda Clasen, Belinda Morrison, Jeff Scheftel, Lisa Day, Margaret Bodde, Martin Scorsese, Melissa Robledo, Mikaela Beardsley, Robert Gordon, Samson Mucke, Susan Motamed, Ulrich Felsberg Detail
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Martin Scorsese presents The Blues – A Musical Journey: John Mayall, Carl Lumbly, Taj Mahal, Mya, John L. Demps Jr., Leticia Giffoni, Alex Gibney, Belinda Clasen, Belinda Morrison, Jeff Scheftel, Lisa Day, Margaret Bodde, Martin Scorsese, Melissa Robledo, Mikaela Beardsley, Robert Gordon, Samson Mucke, Susan Motamed, Ulrich Felsberg Description

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 for these seven approximately 90-minute films follow the blues–the foundation of jazz, soul, R&B, and rock & roll–from its African roots to its Mississippi Delta origins, up the river to …

This 7 DVD set features rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Willie Dixon, John Lee Hooker, Bo Diddley, Eric Clapton and many more. It also features newly filmed performances by contemporary artists singing classic blues songs

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Martin Scorsese presents The Blues - A Musical Journey: John Mayall, Carl Lumbly, Taj Mahal, Mya, John L. Demps Jr., Leticia Giffoni, Alex Gibney, Belinda Clasen, Belinda Morrison, Jeff Scheftel, Lisa Day, Margaret Bodde, Martin Scorsese, Melissa Robledo, Mikaela Beardsley, Robert Gordon, Samson Mucke, Susan Motamed, Ulrich Felsberg