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The Resource Jazz, Episode seven, Dedicated to chaos [1940 to 1945], 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 seven, Dedicated to chaos [1940 to 1945], 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 seven, Dedicated to chaos [1940 to 1945]
Title
Jazz
Title number
Episode seven
Title part
Dedicated to chaos [1940 to 1945]
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
  • Dedicated to chaos [1940 to 1945]
  • Jazz, a film by Ken Burns
  • Jazz, a film by Ken Burns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • When America enters World War II in 1941, jazz music goes to war too. Swing becomes a symbol of democracy at home and entertainers like Dave Brubeck, Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw take their music to the men and women of the armed forces overseas. Duke Ellington, assisted by the gifted young arranger, Billy Strayhorn, brings his music to ever-greater heights. Saxophonists Charlie Parker and Ben Webster, and trumpet virtuoso Dizzy Gillespie unleash be-bop, and with Louis Armstrong's influence, jazz becomes rhythm and blues. In New York Billie Holiday is unofficial queen despite a growing addiction to narcotics. Meanwhile in 1945, black soldiers return home to the same racism they fought against, and a growing unrest sets the seeds for future rebellions
  • 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.7
PerformerNote
  • Narrator, Keith David
  • Commentary: Wynton Marsalis, Arvell Shaw, Joya Sherrill, Albert Murray, Stanley Crouch, Gary Giddins, Mercedes Ellington, Milt Hinton, John Sanders, Stan Levy, Jimmy Rowles
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 7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Brubeck, Dave
  • Ellington, Duke
  • Gillespie, Dizzy
  • Goodman, Benny
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Miller, Glenn
  • Parker, Charlie
  • Strayhorn, Billy
  • Webster, Ben
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Swing (Music)
  • Bop (Music)
  • Big band music
  • Dance orchestra music
  • Jazz
  • Racism
  • Jazz
  • Jazz
  • Music
  • Jazz musicians
  • African American musicians
  • African Americans
  • Musicians
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Jazz, Episode seven, Dedicated to chaos [1940 to 1945], 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 7 of the 10-part television program, Jazz. Original airdate January 23, 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. 105 min.)
Isbn
9781415702451
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col. sequences
Publisher number
  • JAZZ600 (set)
  • JAZZ600.7 (episode 7)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898085578
  • (OCoLC)ocn898085578
  • (OCoLC)433848
System details
DVD, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jazz, Episode seven, Dedicated to chaos [1940 to 1945], 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 7 of the 10-part television program, Jazz. Original airdate January 23, 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. 105 min.)
Isbn
9781415702451
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w with col. sequences
Publisher number
  • JAZZ600 (set)
  • JAZZ600.7 (episode 7)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898085578
  • (OCoLC)ocn898085578
  • (OCoLC)433848
System details
DVD, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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