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Title: Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns, Episode 5
Copy #: 1
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Media: 1 DVD
Keywords: Jazz, Ken Burns
Brilliant in-depth study by film maker Ken Burns of the Jazz era. Episode 5, SWING: PURE PLEASURE. In the mid 1930s, as the Great Depression stubbornly refuses to lift, jazz comes as close as it has ever come to being America's popular music. It has a new name, Swing and for first time musicians become matinee idols.