All Programs / Roots of jazz

Music-documentary series in 26 parts, covering various aspects of jazz.

Available Episodes

1956-12-23Back to the beginning00:28:56
1956-12-16Vocal tradition in jazz00:29:29
1956-12-09Jazz pianists00:29:00
1956-12-02Modern jazz00:29:00
1956-11-18New Orleans renaissance00:29:55
1956-10-28Swing, continued00:29:00
1956-10-07Big Bands: 1922-193500:29:10
1956-09-301923-43 with Duke Ellington00:29:22
1956-09-23Big Bands: Hendersons00:29:52
1956-09-16Piano: Ragtime to Boogie00:29:22
1956-09-09Chicago: Austin High Gang00:29:42
1956-09-02Chicago: Bix Beiderbecke00:28:09
1956-08-26Chicago: 1920 to 192500:29:30
1956-08-12Up the Mississippi00:28:12
1956-08-05New Orleans: White jazz00:29:55
1956-07-29New Orleans: King of jazz00:29:05
1956-07-15Negro work songs and blues00:29:43
1956-07-08Negro spirituals00:29:50
1956-07-01C'est la Congo00:29:53
Big bands--History; Bop (Music); Dixieland music; Jazz; Jazz musicians--United States--Biography; Jazz vocals--History and criticism; Jazz--Analysis, appreciation; Jazz--History and criticism; Jazz--Illinois--Chicago--History and criticism; Jazz--Louisiana--New Orleans--History and criticism; Jazz--New York (State)--New York--History and criticism; Mississippi River; Music; Piano--Performance; Spirituals; Swing (Music)--History and criticism; U.S. Regions: The Northeast; Work songs--United States--History and criticism
Cleary, Norman; Iowa State University; WOI (Radio station : Ames, Iowa)
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971; Basie, Count, 1904-1984.; Beiderbecke, Bix, 1903-1931.; Cleary, Norman; Dodds, Johnny, 1892-1940; Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974; Gardner, Merv; Geesy, Ray; Getz, Stan, 1927-1991; Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993; Harris, Rex; Hines, Earl, 1903-1983; Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972; Jones, Max, 1917-1993; Lena, George; Morton, Jelly Roll, -1941.; Noone, Jimmie, 1895-1944; Oliver, King, 1885-1938; Ory, Kid, 1886-1973; Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955; Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014; Simeon, Omer, 1902-1959; Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008.; Ulanov, Barry; Vogel, Dick; Waller, Fats, 1904-1943
History; Music
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