Ken Burns: Jazz - Special Edition (DVD)
PBS presents The definitive story of Jazz, from its origins in blues and ragtime through swing, bebop, and fusion.
The story, sound and soul of a nation come together in the most American of art forms: Jazz. Ken Burns celebrates the music's soaring achievements, from its origins in blues and ragtime through swing, bebop, and fusion.
Six years in the making, this "soundbreaking" series blends 75 interviews with major artists, such as Wynton Marsalis and Dave Brubeck, and critics; more than 500 pieces of music; 2,400 still photographs; and 2,000 rare and archival film clips including performances by Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holliday, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and many more.