The last waltz

The Band (performer), Martin Scorsese (director)
Concertregistratie van het allerlaatste optreden van The Band in 1978, met verschillende gastoptredens
The last waltz
The Band
Martin Scorsese
MGM DVD, 2004
1 dvd-video + boekje
Recording date
Playing time
ca. 112 min.


Een stoet van bekende gasten en gefilmd door Martin Scorsese is dit de moeder van alle concertfilms. Programmeer het samen met Woodstock en je hebt een 'Who is who' van muziek uit de hippietijd. Speciale 25-jarige jubileumuitgave met door Robbie Robertson (The Band) opnieuw gemixte muziek in stereo en in 5.1 surround sound. Verplichte kost voor de popliefhebber.

About The Band

The Band was a Canadian-American rock group formed in Toronto, Ontario, in 1967. Originally the backing band for Ronnie Hawkins and later Bob Dylan, the group released its debut album, Music from Big Pink, in 1968 to critical acclaim. Described by music critic Bruce Eder as "one of the most popular and influential rock groups in the world, their music embraced by critics ... as seriously as the music of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones". The Band combined elements of Americana, folk, rock, jazz, country, and R&B, influencing subsequent musicians such as the Eagles, Elton John, the Grateful Dead, the Flaming Lips, and Wilco.

The band consisted of four Canadians and one American: Rick Danko (bass guitar, vocals, fiddle), Garth Hudson (keyboards, accordion, saxophone), Richard Manuel (keyboards, drums, vocals), Robbie Robertson (guitar, vocals), and Levon Helm (drums, vocals, mandolin, guitar). Between 1958 and 1963, the band was the Hawks, a backing band for…Read more on Wikipedia