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Title: Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns, Episode 1
Copy #: 1
Status: available
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 1, GUMBO: jazz is born in New Orleans during the 1890's, at the height of the Jim Crow era. Beginning with the birth of jazz at the dawn of the Twentieth Century the film incorporates the wide range of American culture and historical events that interact directly with the music.