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The Story of Jazz

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4.1 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews

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This video documents the evolution of jazz. It began in 19th century New Orleans, where the slaves first introduced the rhythms of African music. Story of Jazz follows the developement of jazz music from the blending together of African rhythms, European and American folk, and classical styles. Included are performances by: Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Willie "the Lion" Smith, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmie Lunceford, Louis Armstrong, Charles Mingus, Count Bassie, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Gil Evans, and Sara Vaughan. Rare film clips, vintage footage, and photo's complete this indepth look at Jazz


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Product details

  • Actors: Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong
  • Format: Black & White, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: Bmg Special Product
  • DVD Release Date: May 21, 2002
  • Run Time: 97 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B00006672N
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #154,590 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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