David Bowie

SOUNDBREAKING
Sound and Vision

 

This wide-ranging, eight-part series explores the extraordinary impact of recorded music on our modern world. The series offers unprecedented access to more than 150 artists and producers from across the music spectrum, and features rare archival studio footage and an extensive soundtrack.

 

This series was the last creative project for Sir George Martin, the producer who was instrumental behind many of The Beatles’ albums, before he passed away in March.

 

Sound and Vision
Trace the rise of MTV and see how music videos transformed our experience of music – from David Bowie, Devo and Madonna to the Eurythmics and Nirvana. Learn how a marketing tool became an art form and a powerful mediator between artist and audience.

 

David Bowie:
Five Years

DAVID BOWIE: Five Years

 

Trace five pivotal years in the late pop icon’s career: 1971 and the creation of Ziggy Stardust; 1975 with Young Americans and the Thin White Duke persona; 1977 and the release of Low and Heroes; 1980 with “Ashes to Ashes;” and 1983 with the huge commercial success of Let’s Dance.

 

AMERICAN MASTERS
Bing Crosby Rediscovered

 

Explore the life and legend of this iconic entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews with his immediate family and Tony Bennett. Narrated by Stanley Tucci, this documentary reveals a man far more complex than his public persona. With unprecedented access to the entertainer’s personal and professional archives, the film features new interviews with all surviving members of Crosby’s immediate family – wife Kathryn, daughter Mary and sons Harry and Nathaniel. Other interviews include singers Tony Bennett and Michael Feinstein, record producer Ken Barnes, biographer Gary Giddins, and writers Buz Kohan and Larry Grossman, who both share the story behind Crosby’s Christmas special duet with David Bowie.

 

AMERICAN MASTERS
Bing Crosby Rediscovered

 

Explore the life and legend of this iconic entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews with his immediate family and Tony Bennett. Narrated by Stanley Tucci, this documentary reveals a man far more complex than his public persona. With unprecedented access to the entertainer’s personal and professional archives, the film features new interviews with all surviving members of Crosby’s immediate family – wife Kathryn, daughter Mary and sons Harry and Nathaniel. Other interviews include singers Tony Bennett and Michael Feinstein, record producer Ken Barnes, biographer Gary Giddins, and writers Buz Kohan and Larry Grossman, who both share the story behind Crosby’s Christmas special duet with David Bowie.