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Title Jazz [videodisc] / a Florentine Films production ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; a film [directed] by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Imprint [Washington, D.C.?] : PBS DVD ; Burbank, CA : distributed by Warner Home Video, c2000
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 Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 781.65 J  Volume 1     AVAILABLE
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Call # DVD 781.65 J
Phys. Description 10 videodiscs (ca. 19 hr.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Note Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Credits Cinematography, Buddy Squire, Ken Burns ; supervising film editor, Paul Barnes ; 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) ; narrator, Keith David
Note Produced for television and first broadcast in 10 episodes on PBS beginning January, 2001
System Det DVD, dual-layer, stereo
DVD-ROM features require a DVD-ROM drive, with Windows 95 or higher, or MacOS 9.0.4 or higher, to access web link
Note "PBS DVD gold"--Disc labels
Insert with episode contents
Summary Documentary exploring the history of jazz from its beginnings through the 1990's, including the stories of many of its creators and performers. Includes archival video, still photographs, historical performances, and newly recorded interviews and musical performances
Note Includes Making of Jazz featurette (20 min.) ; three performances not included in the television broadcast (by Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Miles Davis) ; access during play to information about the performances heard in the program ; access to PBS web site by utilizing DVD-ROM drive on computer
Contents Episode 1. Gumbo (ca. 90 min.) -- episode 2. The gift (ca. 120 min.) -- episode 3. Our language (ca. 120 min.) -- episode 4. The true welcome (ca. 120 min.) -- episode 5. Swing : pure pleasure (ca. 90 min.) -- episode 6. Swing : the velocity of celebration (ca. 105 min.) -- episode 7. Dedicated to chaos (ca. 120 min.) -- episode 8. Risk (ca. 120 min.) -- episode 9. The adventure (ca. 120 min.) -- episode 10. A masterpiece by midnight (ca. 120 min.)
Subject Jazz -- History and criticism
Jazz musicians
Alt Author Burns, Ken, 1953-
Novick, Lynn
Ward, Geoffrey C
Florentine Films
PBS DVD (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Alt Title Gumbo
Our language
True welcome
Swing : pure pleasure
Swing : the velocity of celebration
Dedicated to chaos
Masterpiece by midnight
ISBN 0780634187
Music # B8262D