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Herb Ellis - Detour Ahead


Running Time: 60 Min.

"Detour Ahead" chronicles the life and music of Herb Ellis, from his early days playing rhythm in the big bands of Jimmy Dorsey and Glen Gray to his innovative work with groups like the Soft Winds, and the groundbreaking work with the Oscar Peterson Trio of the 1950's, his days with Ella Fitzgerald, his work with the Great Guitars, and his many friends in jazz. On-camera interviews with Ray Brown, Charlie Byrd, Benny Golson, Benny Green, Al Grey, Lionel Hampton, Gene Harris, Jon Henricks and Hank Jones, plus never-before-seen home movies of Herb on tour with Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and others, along with complete musical tunes from various live and studio venues make this a DVD that celebrates the talent and history of one of the true legends of jazz guitar.

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