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The Resource Jazz, Episode two, The gift : [1917-1924], a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film [directed] by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (videorecording)

Jazz, Episode two, The gift : [1917-1924], a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film [directed] by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (videorecording)

Label
Jazz, Episode two, The gift : [1917-1924]
Title
Jazz
Title number
Episode two
Title part
The gift : [1917-1924]
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film [directed] by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Title variation
  • Gift
  • Jazz, a film by Ken Burns
  • Jazz, a film by Ken Burns
Title variation remainder
[1917-1924]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • From 1917 through 1924, the "Jazz Age" begins with speakeasies, flappers and easy money for some. The story of jazz becomes a tale of two cities, Chicago and New York, and of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, whose lives and music will span three-quarters of a century. This episode also follows the careers of jazz greats James Reese Europe, King Oliver, Willie Smith, Fletcher Henderson, Paul Whiteman and James P. Johnson. Special feature: complete performance of Louis Armstrong's "I cover the waterfront."
  • 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
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
ML3508
LC item number
.J39 2010 v.2
PerformerNote
  • Narrated by Keith David
  • Commentary: Matt Glaser, Wynton Marsalis, Arvell Shaw, Joya Sherrill, Stanley Crouch, Gerald Early, Margo Jefferson, James Maher, Gary Giddins, Phoebe Jacobs, Mercedes Ellington, James Lincoln Collier, Studs Terkel, Milt Hinton, Benny Waters
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1961-
  • 1928-
  • 1927-2010
  • 1912-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Marsalis, Wynton
  • Collier, James Lincoln
  • Crouch, Stanley
  • Early, Gerald Lyn
  • Ellington, Mercedes
  • Giddins, Gary
  • Glaser, Matt
  • Hinton, Milt
  • Jacobs, Phoebe
  • Jefferson, Margo
  • Maher, James T
  • Shaw, Arvell
  • Sherrill, Joya
  • Terkel, Studs
  • Florentine Films
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
120
Series statement
Jazz
Series volume
episode 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Ellington, Duke
  • Europe, James Reese
  • Oliver, King
  • Smith, Willie
  • Henderson, Fletcher
  • Whiteman, Paul
  • Johnson, James P.
  • Jazz
  • Jazz musicians
  • African American musicians
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Jazz, Episode two, The gift : [1917-1924], a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film [directed] by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, 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 2 of the 10-part television program, Jazz. Original airdate January 9, 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
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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)
  • JAZZ600.2 (episode 2)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)890664762
  • (OCoLC)ocn890664762
  • (OCoLC)433852
System details
DVD, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jazz, Episode two, The gift : [1917-1924], a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film [directed] by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, 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 2 of the 10-part television program, Jazz. Original airdate January 9, 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
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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)
  • JAZZ600.2 (episode 2)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)890664762
  • (OCoLC)ocn890664762
  • (OCoLC)433852
System details
DVD, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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