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Jazz

Author: Ken BurnsGeoffrey C WardLynn NovickKeith DavidFlorentine Films.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, ©2000.
Series: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 333-342.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS video index versionView all editions and formats
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A documentary history of jazz from its origins in the city of New Orleans during the 1890s within the African-American community through the 1990's.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Geoffrey C Ward; Lynn Novick; Keith David; Florentine Films.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 46635804
Notes: Specially prepared set enhanced by PBS with time code visible on the screen.
Supplemented by the "PBS VIDEOdatabase of America's History & Culture Merged Index" which provides subject references to specific videocassette volume numbers within the series and to specific locations within individual videocassettes according to on-screen counter numbers indicating number of minutes and seconds elapsed within a specific referenced videocassette.
Curriculum resources available on database for video. Videos in database referenced by grade level, academic area, historical period, and standards correlation. Selected lesson plans for instructors available on database.
Originally produced for television in 2000 and first broadcast in 10 episodes on PBS beginning January, 2001.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; supervising film editor, Paul Barnes.
Performer(s): Narrated by Keith David.
Description: 10 videocassettes (ca. 19 hr.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.; PBS Video database accessed via World Wide Web.
Contents: v. 333. episode 1. Gumbo (90 min.) --
v. 334. episode 2. The gift (90 min.) --
v. 335. episode 3. Our language (120 min.) --
v. 336. episode 4. The true welcome (125 min.) --
v. 337. episode 5. Swing: pure pleasure (90 min.) --
v. 338. episode 6. Swing: the velocity of celebration (120 min.) --
v. 339. episode 7. Dedicated to chaos (120 min.) --
v. 340. episode 8. Risk (125 min.) --
v. 341. episode 9. The adventure (120 min.) --
v. 342. episode 10. Masterpiece by midnight (120 min.).
Series Title: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 333-342.
Other Titles: Gumbo.
Gift.
Our language.
True welcome.
Swing : pure pleasure.
Swing : the velocity of celebration.
Dedicated to chaos.
Risk.
Adventure.
Masterpiece by midnight.
Responsibility: a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington.
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A documentary history of jazz from its origins in the city of New Orleans during the 1890s within the African-American community through the 1990's.

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