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Title: Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns, Episode 8
Copy #: 1
Status: available
Duration: 2 hours, 0 minutes
Media: 1 DVD
Keywords: Jazz, Ken Burns


Brilliant in-depth study by film maker Ken Burns of the Jazz era. Episode 8, RISK: despite the escalation of the Cold War and the growing threat of nuclear annihilation, America achieves a level of growth and prosperity unimaginable just a few years earlier. The nation's musical tastes are changing, too, as young people turn to sentimental singers and rhythm and blues.