RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 612236324 LA English T1 Jazz Episode four, the true welcome A1 Burns, Ken,, Ward, Geoffrey C.,, David, Keith,, PB PBS PP [S.l.] YR 2000 AB Amid the hard times of the Depression new dances, the Lindy Hop and Swing, caught on at the dance halls of New York even as the jobless lined the streets and drought ruined Midwest farms. Jazz, during 1929 through 1935, lifted the nation's spirit. Record sales boomed while Armstrong became a major entertainer as singer, trumpeter, band leader, radio and film performer. Ellington's elegance, compositions, brilliant band films and recordings created a huge following in America and abroad. This segment also visits the careers of Fletcher Henderson, Benny Goodman, Billy Rose, Chick Webb, Fats Waller, Art Tatum and the record producer, John Hammond.