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The True Welcome Home (2000, original release: 2000)
Series: Jazz #4
(DVD)

Call Number DVD/SOUND/JAZZ


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Published: [United States] : PBS DVD, [2000] ©2000
Series: Jazz
Description:  1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  English


"PBS DVD Gold."

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

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

DVD, stereo

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Additional Credits:
Burns, Ken, 1953-
David, Keith.
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Novick, Lynn.
Davis, Ossie.
Glaser, Matt.
Hendricks, Jon, 1921-
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961-
Miller, Norma, 1919-
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Murray, Albert.
Crouch, Stanley.
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