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The Resource Jazz, A production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with BBC ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed by Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Jazz, A production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with BBC ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed by Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Label
Jazz
Title
Jazz
Statement of responsibility
A production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with BBC ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed by Ken Burns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the origins and history of jazz, focusing on the individual musicians who helped shape its development
Member of
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Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Jazz (Television program)
  • PBS DVD gold
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; supervising film editor, Paul Barnes ; episode editors, Paul Barnes... [et al.] ; narrated by Keith David ; senior creative consultant, Wynton Marsalis
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
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1953-
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  • Burns, Ken
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • David, Keith
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
0
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  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Ellington, Duke
  • Smith, Bessie
  • Goodman, Benny
  • Dorsey, Tommy
  • Miller, Glenn
  • Shaw, Artie
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Basie, Count
  • Young, Lester
  • Fitzgerald, Ella
  • Hawkins, Coleman
  • Gillespie, Dizzy
  • Parker, Charlie
  • Davis, Miles
  • Brubeck, Dave
  • Mulligan, Gerry
  • Rollins, Sonny
  • Coltrane, Ornette
  • Jazz
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Jazz, A production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with BBC ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed by Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series on PBS
  • Includes music information, music information cards, record company listings, music and photo credits, Making of Jazz featurette, complete performances of "I cover the waterfront" by Louis Armstrong, "C-Jam blues" by Duke Ellington, "New Rhumba" by Miles Davis, and scene selection
  • DVD-ROM features include weblink. Require a PC with a DVD-ROM drive, with Windows 95 or higher, or Mac OS9.04 or higher and Internet access
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
1. Gumbo -- 2. The gift -- 3. Our language --4. The true welcome -- 5. Swing: pure pleasure -- 6. Swing: the velocity of celebration -- 7. Dedicated to chaos -- 8. Risk -- 9. The adventure -- 10. A masterpiece by midnight
Control code
pms00505704
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
10 videodiscs (ca. 1125 min.)
Isbn
9780780634183
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054826227
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col. segments
Publisher number
  • B58262D
  • B8263D--B8272D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-ROM, stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Jazz, A production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with BBC ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed by Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series on PBS
  • Includes music information, music information cards, record company listings, music and photo credits, Making of Jazz featurette, complete performances of "I cover the waterfront" by Louis Armstrong, "C-Jam blues" by Duke Ellington, "New Rhumba" by Miles Davis, and scene selection
  • DVD-ROM features include weblink. Require a PC with a DVD-ROM drive, with Windows 95 or higher, or Mac OS9.04 or higher and Internet access
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
1. Gumbo -- 2. The gift -- 3. Our language --4. The true welcome -- 5. Swing: pure pleasure -- 6. Swing: the velocity of celebration -- 7. Dedicated to chaos -- 8. Risk -- 9. The adventure -- 10. A masterpiece by midnight
Control code
pms00505704
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
10 videodiscs (ca. 1125 min.)
Isbn
9780780634183
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054826227
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col. segments
Publisher number
  • B58262D
  • B8263D--B8272D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-ROM, stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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