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Title: Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns, Episode 6
Copy #: 1
Status: available
Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Media: 1 DVD
Keywords: Jazz, Ken Burns


Brilliant in-depth study by film maker Ken Burns of the Jazz era. Episode 6, SWING: THE VELOCITY OF CELEBRATION. In the late 1930s, swing is still a national craze that keeps on growing despite the Depression. But in the middle of the country, in black dance halls, roadhouses and juke joints, a new kind of music has been incubating.