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Jazz. / [Episode 7], Dedicated to chaos

Author: Ken Burns; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2000].
Edition/Format:   Video   Computer File   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seventh of 10 episodes tracing the history of Jazz from its roots in the African-American community of New Orleans, this video is set in the early 1940's. When America enters World War II in 1941, jazz music goes to war too, and swing becomes a symbol of democracy. Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw take their music to the men and women of the armed forces overseas.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Duke Ellington; Dizzy Gillespie; Glen Miller; Charlie Parker; Billy Strayhorn; Artie Shaw; Billie Holiday
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123416597
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2000.
Performer(s): Narrated by Keith David.
Description: 1 streaming video file (120 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col.
Details: Mode of access: Internet; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent)
Other Titles: Dedicated to chaos
Jazz (Television program)
Responsibility: A production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

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Seventh of 10 episodes tracing the history of Jazz from its roots in the African-American community of New Orleans, this video is set in the early 1940's. When America enters World War II in 1941, jazz music goes to war too, and swing becomes a symbol of democracy. Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw take their music to the men and women of the armed forces overseas.

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