Ken Burns: Jazz DVD 10PK

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Item #: WB6472
JAZZ celebrates America's greatest original art form. Ken Burns' 10-part documentary opens at the dawn of the 20th century, incorporating American culture and historical events that interact directly with the music. From the 1890s through the ferment of the Harlem Renaissance and the Jazz Age, to the Great Depression, New Deal, Second World War, and beyond, JAZZ paints an astounding ... More
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JAZZ celebrates America's greatest original art form. Ken Burns' 10-part documentary opens at the dawn of the 20th century, incorporating American culture and historical events that interact directly with the music. From the 1890s through the ferment of the Harlem Renaissance and the Jazz Age, to the Great Depression, New Deal, Second World War, and beyond, JAZZ paints an astounding portrait of a nation and its improvisational core of music.

Episode One- Gumbo: 43 Special Music Information Cards, Making Of JAZZ - A Special Featurette

Episode Two- The Gift: 54 Special Music Information Cards, Complete Performance - Louis Armstrong ""I Cover The Waterfront"" (1933, 3 min. 30 sec.)

Episode Three- Our Language: 57 Special Music Information Cards

Episode Four- The True Welcome: 52 Special Music Information Cards

Episode Five- Swing-Pure Pleasure: 52 Special Music Information Cards

Episode Six- Swing-The Velocity Of Celebration: 49 Special Music Information Cards

Episode Seven- Dedicated To Chaos: 51 Special Music Information Cards, Complete Performance - Duke Ellington ""C-Jam Blues"" (1942, 3 min.)

Episode Eight- Risk: 56 Special Music Information Cards

Episode Nine- The Adventure: 41 Special Music Information Cards, Complete Performance - Miles Davis ""New Rhumba"" (1959, 4 min. 25 sec.)

Episode Ten- A Masterpiece By Midnight: 71 Special Music Information Cards

Producer: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick
Executive Producer: Ken Burns
Production Company: BBC; WETA; Florentine Films
Production Year: 2000
Copyright Year: 2000
Rating: TV-PG
Director: Ken Burns
Narrator: Keith David
Writers: Geoffrey C. Ward
Number of Discs: 10
Length: 1095 minutes