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Jazz : a film by Ken Burns

by Burns, Ken, 1953-
Additional authors: Ward, Geoffrey C. | Novick, Lynn | David, Keith
Edition statement:Episode one Published by : [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Video Physical details: 10 videocassettes (ca. 19 hr.) : col. and b&w ; 1/2 in. Year: 2000
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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. Contents: --episode 1. Gumbo (90 min.) --episode 2. The gift (90 min.) --episode 3. Our language (120 min.) --episode 4. The true welcome (125 min.) --episode 5. Swing: pure pleasure (90 min.) --episode 6. Swing: the velocity of celebration (120 min.) --episode 7. Dedicated to chaos (120 min.) --episode 8. Risk (125 min.) --episode 9. The adventure (120 min.) --episode 10. Masterpiece by midnight (120 min.)