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Jazz. / [Episode 9], Adventure

Author: Art BlakeKen BurnsFlorentine Films.WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)PBS Video.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2000].
Edition/Format:   Video   Computer File   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ninth of 10 episodes tracing the history of Jazz from its roots in the African-American community of New Orleans. In the 1950's post-war prosperity continues but beneath its placid surface is a growing demand for civil rights. Louis Armstrong speaks out and Miles Davis becomes an icon for an entire generation of Americans. Saxophonists Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman make their debut and introduce a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Songs and music
Named Person: Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; John Coltrane; Miles Davis; Clifford Brown; Sonny Rollins; Ornette Coleman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Art Blake; Ken Burns; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123416714
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: Adventure
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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Ninth of 10 episodes tracing the history of Jazz from its roots in the African-American community of New Orleans. In the 1950's post-war prosperity continues but beneath its placid surface is a growing demand for civil rights. Louis Armstrong speaks out and Miles Davis becomes an icon for an entire generation of Americans. Saxophonists Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman make their debut and introduce a new jazz movement -- the avant garde.

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