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Title Finding Carlton : uncovering the story of jazz in India / a Half Diminished production ; in collaboration with Chrysalis Films, Mumbai ; directed by Susheel Kurien ; co-produced by Nakul Mehta ... [and others].

Published [Brooklyn, N.Y.] : Distributed by Kunaki, LLC, [2012]
©2012

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 7260  3 HR LOAN  LIB USE ONLY
Physical description 1 videodisc (72 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Restrictions "For academic and library purchase/This DVD may not be sold retail"--Container.
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.
Notes in English inserted in container.
Credits Cinematography, Mukul Avijit Kishore ; sound, Suresh Rajamani ; USA cinematography, Matt Bockelman ; editor, Rikhav Desai ; music editing, Sruti Visweswaran.
Performers Featuring Carlton Kitto and Louiz Banks.
Summary "Rewrites our notion of jazz history to explore the impact of African-American jazz in South Asia, and for the first time, bring to life a remarkable example of early globalization"--Container. "Built around a portrait of surviving Indian jazzman, the maverick guitarist Carlton Kitto, audiences are taken on a richly atmospheric journey into India's little-known jazz age that lasted from the 1920s to the 1970s and until now has gone unrecorded in the history of that country and the history of jazz. ... A maverick dedicated to pure jazz, particularly bebop, Carlton, 68, is an unsung cultural custodian who has nurtured hundreds of young musicians in the jazz idiom, and who still plays to half-empty Calcutta hotels. ... Where other jazz artists of his generation, including Louiz Banks, chose to flee post Independence, Communist-run Calcutta for prosperity in Bollywood, Carlton remained, devoting himself to his craft and to sustaining an ever-shrinking jazz community in a city hostile to all reminders of India's colonial past"--Notes.
System notes DVD-R; NTSC; recorded disc that may not play on all machines or drives.
Usage Terms "Unauthorized public performance, copying and renting of this DVD is strictly prohibited"--Disc label.
Language notes In English with English subtitles.
Other author Kurien, Susheel.
Mehta, Nakul.
Kitto, Carlton.
Banks, Louis (Musician)
Desai, Rikhav.
Half Diminished Productions (Firm)
Chrysalis Films.
Kunaki (Firm)
Subject Kitto, Carlton.
Kitto, Carlton. -- Interviews.
Jazz musicians -- India.
Jazz musicians -- India -- Interviews.
Guitarists -- India.
Guitarists -- India -- Interviews.
Jazz -- India -- History and criticism.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Interviews.
Feature films -- India.
Feature films -- United States.
Variant Title Uncovering the story of jazz in India.
Jazz in India.
Standard Number 885007339960