Jazz

Jazz

DVD - 2000
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"...a rich and often thrilling history...Highly recommended."--Video Librarian
"No one has ever put jazz on film better than Ken Burns...a spellbinding tour."--The New York Times
The musical journey that began in the dance halls, saloons, and street parades of New Orleans in the early years of the 20th century continues, and shows no signs of slowing down.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video, 2000.
ISBN: 9781415702451
1415702454
Characteristics: 10 videodiscs (19 hrs.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 4 3/4in.
Additional Contributors: Burns, Ken 1953-
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pttibg
Mar 18, 2017

This 10 DVD PBS Ken Burns collection is well worth watching. (#6 is missing) I especially enjoyed the earlier films because of the many old photographs that enrich my knowledge of those early years in the evolution of the music we have been hearing all our lives. It is top heavy with concentration on Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong, but in my opinion, you can't show too much Satchmo.

melhlo Aug 10, 2015

When is my DVD coming

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MattPellerin
Sep 04, 2013

Another stellar multi-part documentary by Ken Burns & PBS. Regardless of if you're new to the genre or a self-professed Louis Armstrong wizard, this movie will bring out the Jazz-nut in all of us. 5/5

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KarenW
Mar 16, 2010

With interspresed comments by notible experts, including the inimitable Wynton Marsalis, this set bringsunderstanding to the most universal form of music. Truly a magnificiant explanation of the conversation that musicians and audiances can have when they hear this musical form.

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