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Author: Ken BurnsKeith DavidGeoffrey C WardLynn NovickMatt GlaserAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS DVD, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From 1917 through 1924 the "Jazz Age" begins with speakeasies, flappers and easy money for some. The story of jazz becomes a tale of two cities, Chicago and New York and of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, whose lives and music will span three-quarters of a century. This episode also follows the careers of jazz greats James Reese Europe, King Oliver, Willie Smith, Fletcher Henderson, Paul Whiteman and James P.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Named Person: Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; James Reese Europe; King Oliver; Willie Smith; Fletcher Henderson; Paul Whiteman; James P Johnson; Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; James Reese Europe; Fletcher Henderson; James P Johnson; King Oliver; Willie Smith; Paul Whiteman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Keith David; Geoffrey C Ward; Lynn Novick; Matt Glaser; Wynton Marsalis; Arvell Shaw; Joya Sherrill; Stanley Crouch; Gerald Lyn Early; Margo Jefferson; James T Maher; Gary Giddins; Phoebe Jacobs; Mercedes Ellington; James Lincoln Collier; Studs Terkel; Florentine Films.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS DVD (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45738462
Notes: "PBS DVD Gold."
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; editor, Sandra Marie Christie.
Performer(s): Commentary, Matt Glaser, Wynton Marsalis, Arvell Shaw, Joya Sherrill, Stanley Crouch, Gerald Early, Margo Jefferson, James Maher, Gary Giddins, Phoebe Jacobs, Mercedes Ellington, James Lincoln Collier, Studs Terkel, Milt Hinton, Benny Waters ; narrator, Keith David.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, stereo.
Contents: Hellfighters --
Blessed --
Chicago --
New York --
The Austin High Gang --
To make the angels weep.
Other Titles: Gift
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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From 1917 through 1924 the "Jazz Age" begins with speakeasies, flappers and easy money for some. The story of jazz becomes a tale of two cities, Chicago and New York and of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, whose lives and music will span three-quarters of a century. This episode also follows the careers of jazz greats James Reese Europe, King Oliver, Willie Smith, Fletcher Henderson, Paul Whiteman and James P. Johnson.

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