The Resource The gift, a Florentine Films production ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, D.C, (videorecording)

The gift, a Florentine Films production ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, D.C, (videorecording)

Label
The gift
Title
The gift
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, D.C
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Looks at the Jazz Age, which began in 1917 and flourished until the mid-1920s. Chicago and New York were particularly prominent in the development of jazz and produced two great musicians, Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. Also profiled are James Reese Europe, King Oliver, Willie Smith, Fletcher Henderson, Paul Whiteman, and James P. Johnson
Member of
Cataloging source
ICrlFAR
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Jazz (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; supervising editor, Paul Barnes ; episode editor, Sandra Marie Christie
Dewey number
781.65
Intended audience
3-adult
Intended audience source
FAR
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
ML3506
LC item number
.G54 2000
PerformerNote
  • 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
  • Narrated by Keith David
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1961-
  • 1927-2010
  • 1928-
  • 1912-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Glaser, Matt
  • Marsalis, Wynton
  • Shaw, Arvell
  • Sherrill, Joya
  • Crouch, Stanley
  • Early, Gerald Lyn
  • Jefferson, Margo
  • Maher, James T
  • Giddins, Gary
  • Jacobs, Phoebe
  • Ellington, Mercedes
  • Collier, James Lincoln
  • Terkel, Studs
  • Hinton, Milt
  • Waters, Benny
  • PBS Home Video
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
Runtime
107
Series statement
Jazz ; 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
  • Jazz
  • Jazz
  • Jazz
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The gift, a Florentine Films production ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, D.C, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as part of the television mini-series Jazz and first broadcast on PBS in January 2001
  • Includes music information mode with information on songs featured in the episode, record company information, music and photo credits, and a bonus performance from 1933 of "I cover the waterfront" by Louis Armstrong
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054826425
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
B8264D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) fol08097537
  • CARL0623443994
System details
DVD; stereo.; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The gift, a Florentine Films production ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; produced in cooperation with BBC ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, D.C, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as part of the television mini-series Jazz and first broadcast on PBS in January 2001
  • Includes music information mode with information on songs featured in the episode, record company information, music and photo credits, and a bonus performance from 1933 of "I cover the waterfront" by Louis Armstrong
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054826425
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
B8264D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) fol08097537
  • CARL0623443994
System details
DVD; stereo.; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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