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Title Jazz. Episode one, Gumbo [videorecording] / Florentine Films ; WETA-TV, Washington ; in association with BBC ; director, Ken Burns ; writer, Geoffrey C. Ward ; producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick.
Publication [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2004]
Distribution Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment
Copyright date ©2004
Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround Dolby
video file
Call # DVD 781.65 J
System Req DVD, Dolby surround, stereo.
Note Closed-captioned.
Videodisc release of episode one of the 2000 television mini-series.
Full screen presentation.
Special features included.
Performer Narrator, Keith David ; commentary, Ossie Davis, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Albert Murray, Stanley Crouch, Gerald Early, Gary Giddins, Bruce Boyd Raeburn, Doc Cheatham.
Credits Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; editor, Paul Barnes.
Summary Jazz is born in New Orleans at the turn of the century emerging from several forms of music including ragtime, marching bands, work songs, spirituals, creole music, funeral parade music and above all, the blues. Musicians profiled here who advanced early jazz are Buddy Bolden, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, Freddie Keppard, and musicians of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band.
Audience Not rated.
Subject Bolden, Buddy, 1877-1931.
Morton, Jelly Roll, 1890-1941.
Bechet, Sidney, 1897-1959.
Keppard, Freddie, 1890-1933.
Original Dixieland Jazz Band -- History.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
African American musicians -- Biography.
African Americans -- Music.
Jazz -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History and criticism.
Minstrel shows -- United States -- History.
Ragtime music -- History and criticism.
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Creoles -- Louisiana -- Music.
Improvisation (Music) -- History and criticism.
Documentary television programs.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Addl. Author Burns, Ken, 1953-
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Novick, Lynn.
David, Keith.
Davis, Ossie.
Marsalis, Branford.
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961-
Murray, Albert.
Crouch, Stanley.
Early, Gerald Lyn.
Giddins, Gary.
Raeburn, Bruce Boyd, 1948-
Cheatham, Doc.
Florentine Films.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
British Broadcasting Corporation.
PBS Home Video.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Alt Title Gumbo
Addl. Title Jazz (Television program)
ISBN 1415702454 (set : episode 1)
Standard # 097368858046

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