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Jazz

Author: Ken Burns; Florentine Films.; PBS Home Video.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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10 episodes tracing the history of jazz from its roots in the African-American community of New Orleans to its heights and continuing presence.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Florentine Films.; PBS Home Video.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
ISBN: 0780631471 9780780631472
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number: 45645185
Credits: Directed by Ken Burns; written by Geoffrey C. Ward; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
Performer(s): Narrated by Keith David.
Description: 10 videocassettes (approximately 19 hr.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Episode One. Gumbo --
Episode Two. The gift --
Episode Three. Our language --
Episode Four. The true welcome --
Episode Five. Swing: pure pleasure --
Episode Six. Swing: the velocity of celebration --
Episode Seven. Dedicated to chaos --
Episode Eight. Risk --
Episode Nine. The adventure --
Episode Ten. A masterpiece by midnight.
Other Titles: Jazz (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns.

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10 episodes tracing the history of jazz from its roots in the African-American community of New Orleans to its heights and continuing presence.
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