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The Resource Jazz, Episode three, Our language, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Jazz, Episode three, Our language, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Label
Jazz, Episode three, Our language
Title
Jazz
Title number
Episode three
Title part
Our language
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns
Title variation
Our language
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
By 1924 to 1928 jazz is everywhere in America and spreading abroad. For the first time, soloists and singers take center stage, transforming the music with their distinctive voices. This episode traces the careers of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Sidney Bechet, Bessie Smith, Earl Hines, Ethel Waters, Bix Beiderbecke, the first great white jazz artist and Benny Goodman, the son of Jewish immigrants
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Writer, Geoffrey C. Ward ; producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; editor, Sandra Marie Christie
Language note
Closed captioned
PerformerNote
  • Commentary, Jon Hendricks, Wynton Marsalis, Artie Shaw, Stanley Crouch, Gerald Early, Margo Jefferson, Gary Giddins, Doc Cheatham, James Lincoln Collier, Studs Terkel, Richard Sudhalter, John Sanders
  • Narrator, Keith David
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1921-2017
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • David, Keith
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Hendricks, Jon
  • Marsalis, Wynton
  • Florentine Films
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS DVD (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Ellington, Duke
  • Bechet, Sidney
  • Smith, Bessie
  • Beiderbecke, Bix
  • Hines, Earl
  • Waters, Ethel
  • Goodman, Benny
  • Shaw, Artie
  • Savoy Ballroom (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cotton Club
  • Jazz
  • Jazz musicians
  • African American musicians
  • African Americans
  • Jazz dance
  • Jazz
  • Harlem Renaissance
Technique
live action
Label
Jazz, Episode three, Our language, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"PBS DVD Gold."
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm45738680
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9780780634183
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054826227 (set)
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
B8265D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 671461
System details
DVD ; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jazz, Episode three, Our language, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
"PBS DVD Gold."
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm45738680
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9780780634183
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054826227 (set)
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
B8265D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 671461
System details
DVD ; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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