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The Resource Jazz, Episode nine, The adventure [1956 to 1960], production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by [directed] Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (videorecording)

Jazz, Episode nine, The adventure [1956 to 1960], production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by [directed] Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (videorecording)

Label
Jazz, Episode nine, The adventure [1956 to 1960]
Title
Jazz
Title number
Episode nine
Title part
The adventure [1956 to 1960]
Statement of responsibility
production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by [directed] Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Title variation
  • Adventure [1956 to 1960]
  • Jazz, a film by Ken Burns
  • Jazz, a film by Ken Burns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • R&B and rock n' roll further erodes the popularity of jazz, but jazz still enjoys tremendous creativity. Saxophonist Sonny Rollins and trumpeter Clifford Brown make their marks while Duke Ellington emerges stronger than ever and Miles Davis and John Coltrane make legendary albums. Louis Armstrong jeopardizes his career when he condemns the government for its failure to act on racism in Little Rock, Arkansas. Drummer Art Blakely and others attempt to win back Rhythm and blues audiences to jazz. As stars such as Billie Holiday fade out, others such as Sarah Vaughan burn brightly and newcomers such as Ornette Coleman begin to push the music into uncharted territories, and three adventurous saxophone masters make their debuts-- Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, whose bold "Free" playing helps to launch a new jazz movement-- the avant-garde
  • The Jazz video series by Ken Burns traces the history of Jazz from its roots in the African-American community of New Orleans to its heights and continuing presence
Member of
Cataloging source
WSL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Jazz (Television program)
  • Jazz (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; editor, Paul Barnes ; senior creative consultant, Wynton Marsalis
Dewey number
781.65/09
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
ML3506
LC item number
.J39 2010 v.9
PerformerNote
  • Narrator, Keith David
  • Commentary: Wynton Marsalis, Ossie Davis, Matt Glaser, Stanley Crouch, Gerald Early, Gary Giddins, George Wein, Jackie McLean, Nat Hentoff, Michael Cuscuna
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • David, Keith
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Marsalis, Wynton
  • Florentine Films
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
120
Series statement
Jazz
Series volume
episode 9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Blakey, Art
  • Brown, Clifford
  • Coleman, Ornette
  • Coltrane, John
  • Davis, Miles
  • Ellington, Duke
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Rollins, Sonny
  • Vaughan, Sarah
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jazz
  • Racism
  • Jazz
  • Music
  • Jazz musicians
  • African American musicians
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Jazz, Episode nine, The adventure [1956 to 1960], production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by [directed] Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "©2000 Florentine Films."--Disc, container and box
  • "Additional DVD material and packaging ©2010 PBS Distribution."--Container and box
  • Jazz video series originally produced for television in 2000 and first broadcast in 10 episodes on PBS beginning January 8, 2001
  • Episode 9 of the 10-part television program, Jazz. Original airdate January 29, 2001
  • The 2000 10-videocassette set of Jazz was accompanied by "Jazz, a film by Ken Burns : PBS VIDEOindex." The index contains references to key events, themes, and people featured in the series
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
not applicable
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9781415702451
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col. sequences
Publisher number
  • JAZZ600 (set)
  • JAZZ600.9 (episode 9)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898150290
  • (OCoLC)ocn898150290
  • (OCoLC)433846
System details
DVD, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jazz, Episode nine, The adventure [1956 to 1960], production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by [directed] Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/
Publication
Note
  • "©2000 Florentine Films."--Disc, container and box
  • "Additional DVD material and packaging ©2010 PBS Distribution."--Container and box
  • Jazz video series originally produced for television in 2000 and first broadcast in 10 episodes on PBS beginning January 8, 2001
  • Episode 9 of the 10-part television program, Jazz. Original airdate January 29, 2001
  • The 2000 10-videocassette set of Jazz was accompanied by "Jazz, a film by Ken Burns : PBS VIDEOindex." The index contains references to key events, themes, and people featured in the series
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
not applicable
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9781415702451
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col. sequences
Publisher number
  • JAZZ600 (set)
  • JAZZ600.9 (episode 9)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898150290
  • (OCoLC)ocn898150290
  • (OCoLC)433846
System details
DVD, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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