Jazz [videorecording] / 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.

Contributor(s): David, Keith | Burns, Ken, 1953- | Ward, Geoffrey C | Novick, Lynn | PBS Home Video | Paramount Home Entertainment | Florentine Films | British Broadcasting Corporation | WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : Hollywood, Calif. : PBS Home Video ; Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2004, c2000Edition: Standard formatDescription: 10 videodiscs (ca. 19 hr.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1415702454Uniform titles: Jazz (Television program) Subject(s): Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 | Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 | Goodman, Benny, 1909- | Shaw, Artie, 1910- | Miller, Glenn, 1904-1944 | Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 | Fitzgerald, Ella | Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 | Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917- | Davis, Miles | Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 | Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 | Goodman, Benny, 1909- | Shaw, Artie, 1910- | Miller, Glenn, 1904-1944 | Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 | Fitzgerald, Ella | Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 | Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917- | Davis, Miles | Jazz -- History and criticism | Jazz musicians | African American musicians | African Americans -- Music | Harlem Renaissance | Swing (Music) -- History | Bop (Music) -- History | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Jazz -- History and criticism | Jazz musicians | African American musicians | African Americans -- Music | Harlem Renaissance | Swing (Music) -- History | Bop (Music) -- History | Video recordings for the hearing impairedGenre/Form: Documentary television programs. | DVD-Video discs.DDC classification: 781.65 LOC classification: ML3506 | .J39 2004
Contents:
Gumbo Gift Our language True welcome Swing : pure pleasure Swing : the velocity of celebration Dedicated to chaos Risk Adventure Masterpiece by midnight
Production credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; editors, Paul Barnes (episode 1), Sandra Marie Christie (episodes 2, 8), Lewis Erskine (episodes 3, 9), Craig Mellish (episode 3), Erik Ewers (episodes 4, 7), Tricia Reidy (episodes 5, 10), Sarah E. Hill (episodes 5, 10), Shannon Robards (episode 5), Aaron Vega (episode 6).Narrated by Keith David.Summary: Presents Ken Burns's ten-part series on the history of jazz music which originally aired on PBS, featuring profiles of and performances by such greats as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck, John Coltrane, Billie Holiday, and others.
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Originally produced for television in 2001.

Each disc includes a music-information mode with information on jazz songs from each episode, record company information, and music and photo credits. Episode 1 includes The making of Jazz featurette; episode 2 includes a bonus performance from 1933 of "I cover the waterfront" by Louis Armstrong; episode 7 includes a bonus performance from 1942 of "C-Jam blues" by Duke Ellington; episode 9 includes a bonus performance from 1959 of "New rhumba" by Miles Davis.

episode one. Gumbo (ca. 90 min.) -- episode two. Gift (ca. 120 min.) -- episode three. Our language (ca. 120 min.) -- episode four. True welcome (ca. 120 min.) -- episode five. Swing : pure pleasure (ca. 90 min.) -- episode six. Swing : the velocity of celebration (ca. 105 min.) -- episode seven. Dedicated to chaos (ca. 120 min.) -- episode eight. Risk (ca. 120 min.) -- episode nine. Adventure (ca. 120 min.) -- episode ten. Masterpiece by midnight (ca. 120 min.).

Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; editors, Paul Barnes (episode 1), Sandra Marie Christie (episodes 2, 8), Lewis Erskine (episodes 3, 9), Craig Mellish (episode 3), Erik Ewers (episodes 4, 7), Tricia Reidy (episodes 5, 10), Sarah E. Hill (episodes 5, 10), Shannon Robards (episode 5), Aaron Vega (episode 6).

Narrated by Keith David.

Presents Ken Burns's ten-part series on the history of jazz music which originally aired on PBS, featuring profiles of and performances by such greats as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck, John Coltrane, Billie Holiday, and others.

Young Adult Follett Library Resources.

DVD; Dolby surround stereo.; region 1.

Closed-captioned.

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