The Resource Jazz, Episode 04, The true welcome, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns, (DVD)

Jazz, Episode 04, The true welcome, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns, (DVD)

Label
Jazz, Episode 04, The true welcome
Title
Jazz
Title number
Episode 04
Title part
The true welcome
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns
Title variation
True welcome home
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Amid the hard times of the Depression new dances, the Lindy Hop and Swing, caught on at the dance halls of New York even as the jobless lined the streets and drought ruined Midwest farms. Jazz, during 1929 through 1935, lifted the nation's spirit. Record sales boomed while Armstrong became a major entertainer as singer, trumpeter, band leader, radio and film performer. Ellington's elegance, compositions, brilliant band films and recordings created a huge following in America and abroad. This segment also visits the careers of Fletcher Henderson, Benny Goodman, Billy Rose, Chick Webb, Fats Waller, Art Tatum and the record producer, John Hammond
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Ken Burns ; writer, Geoffrey C. Ward ; producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick
PerformerNote
  • Commentary: Ossie Davis, Matt Glaser, Jon Hendricks, Wynton Marsalis, Artie Shaw, Arvell Shaw, Albert Murray, Stanley Crouch, James Maher, Gary Giddins, Frankie Manning, James Lincoln Collier, Norma Miller
  • Narrator: Keith David
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1921-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • David, Keith
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Glaser, Matt
  • Hendricks, Jon
  • Marsalis, Wynton
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS DVD (Firm)
  • PBS DVD Gold (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Ellington, Duke
  • Henderson, Fletcher
  • Goodman, Benny
  • Hammond, John
  • Rose, Billy
  • Webb, Chick
  • Waller, Fats
  • Tatum, Art
  • Savoy Ballroom (New York, N.Y.)
  • DVDs
  • DVD-ROMs
  • Depressions
  • Jazz
  • Jazz musicians
  • African American musicians
  • African Americans
  • Jazz dance
  • Jazz
  • Swing (Music)
  • Lindy (Dance)
Technique
live action
Label
Jazz, Episode 04, The true welcome, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Special features: Motion menus -- Music information cards -- Link to Jazz website
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051255
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45738998
  • 728407
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM: Windows 95 or above or MacOS 9.0.4 or higher, DVD-ROM drive, Internet connection for web links
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jazz, Episode 04, The true welcome, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with BBC ; a film by Ken Burns, (DVD)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Special features: Motion menus -- Music information cards -- Link to Jazz website
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051255
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45738998
  • 728407
System details
  • DVD
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM: Windows 95 or above or MacOS 9.0.4 or higher, DVD-ROM drive, Internet connection for web links
Video recording format
DVD

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