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Jazz. / Episode three, Our language

Author: Ken BurnsKeith DavidGeoffrey C WardLynn NovickJon HendricksAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS DVD, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By 1924 to 1928 jazz is everywhere in America and spreading abroad. For the first time, soloists and singers take center stage, transforming the music with their distinctive voices. This episode traces the careers of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Sidney Bechet, Bessie Smith, Earl Hines, Ethel Waters, Bix Beiderbecke, the first great white jazz artist and Benny Goodman, the son of Jewish immigrants.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biography
Music
Named Person: Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; Sidney Bechet; Bessie Smith; Bix Beiderbecke; Earl Hines; Ethel Waters; Benny Goodman; Artie Shaw
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Keith David; Geoffrey C Ward; Lynn Novick; Jon Hendricks; Wynton Marsalis; Stanley Crouch; Gerald Lyn Early; Margo Jefferson; Gary Giddins; Doc Cheatham; James Lincoln Collier; Studs Terkel; Richard M Sudhalter; John Sanders; Florentine Films.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS DVD (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45738680
Notes: "PBS DVD Gold."
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; editor, Sandra Marie Christie.
Performer(s): Commentary, Jon Hendricks, Wynton Marsalis, Artie Shaw, Stanley Crouch, Gerald Early, Margo Jefferson, Gary Giddins, Doc Cheatham, James Lincoln Collier, Studs Terkel, Richard Sudhalter, John Sanders ; narrator, Keith David.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, stereo.
Contents: Sing like the Devil --
Bix --
The most dog --
The mother of us all --
Race man --
Wake up Bix --
Modern time.
Other Titles: Our language
Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns ; writer, Geoffrey C. Ward ; producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick.

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By 1924 to 1928 jazz is everywhere in America and spreading abroad. For the first time, soloists and singers take center stage, transforming the music with their distinctive voices. This episode traces the careers of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Sidney Bechet, Bessie Smith, Earl Hines, Ethel Waters, Bix Beiderbecke, the first great white jazz artist and Benny Goodman, the son of Jewish immigrants.

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