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  • Benny Goodman 1937: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Duke Ellington: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Miles Davis: Photo By Herman Leonard
  • Louis Armstrong: Photo by Paul Hoeffler
  • Billie Holiday: Courtesy Frank Driggs
New Orleans

  • View of Sugar Landing, New Orleans, circa 1889: Courtesy Louisiana State Museum
  • Louis Armstrong 1925: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • View of Tom Anderson's in New Orleans: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Creole Homes on St Peters Street, New Orleans, LA: Courtesy Louisiana State Museum
Chicago

  • Chicago Skyline: Courtesy Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress #USZ62-31381
  • Benny Goodman, 1932: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • View of Chicago, late 1920's: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Residential Alley near Hull House, 1905: Courtesy University of Illinois at Chicago, Universaity Library, Jane Addams Collection
  • The Carroll Dickerson Band at the Sunset Café in Chicago, 1922: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • King Olivers Creole Jazz Band in Chicago, 1923: Courtesy Frank Driggs
New York

  • Times Square New York City 1926: Courtesy Archive Photos
  • View of the Renaissance Casino on 7th Avenue, Harlem, 1927: Courtesy Archive Photos
  • Times Square New York City 1921: Courtesy Archive Photos
  • Marquee of Savoy Ballroom, Harlem, 1947: Courtesy Archive Photos
  • Duke Ellington: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Fletcher Henderson 1936: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Duke Ellington Orchestra in New York 1929: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Fletcher Henderson Orchestra in NYC 1924: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Kansas City

  • View of Kansas City Clubs from early 1930s in Kansas City Call newspaper: Courtesy Kansas City Public Library
  • Miles Davis and Charlie Parker at Birdland: Photograph by William Gottlieb
  • Unknown Band At Reno Club, Kansas City: Courtesy American Jazz Museum
  • Count Basie 1936: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Charlie Parker at Three Deuces Club, NYC 1947: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Black Migration

  • Couple with cart accompanied by policeman during race riots in Chicago 1919: Courtesy Chicago Historical Society #ICHi 23869
  • Black Congregation outside wooden church in Louisiana circa 1880-1910: Courtesy Louisiana State Museum
Immigration

  • Newly arrived immigrants at Ellis Island: Courtesy Oliver Wendell Holmes Library
  • Immigration Scene at Ellis Island, New York during 1900s: Courtesy Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress #USZ62-11203
Savoy Ballroom

  • Marquee of Savoy Ballroom, Harlem, 1947: Courtesy Photo Archives
Minton's Playhouse

  • Theolonious Monk, Howard McGhee. Teddy Hill, Roy Eldridge outside Minton's Playhouse, NYC: Photo by William Gottlieb
Cotton Club

  • The Duke Ellington band at the Cotton Club: Courtesy Schomberg Center for Black Research, New York Public Library
Anderson's Annex

  • View of Tom Anderson's in New Orleans: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Reno Club

  • Unknown Band At Reno Club, Kansas City: Courtesy American Jazz Museum
Lincoln Gardens

  • Detail from page of Chicago Defender June 17, 1922: Courtesy Chicago Defender
Jazz Lounge

  • Page of hand written sheet music: Courtesy Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
  • Duke Ellington: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Louis Armstrong: Photograph by Paul Hoeffler
Improvisation

  • Clifford Brown: Photo by Chuck Stewart
Melody

  • Ella Fitzgerald: Photo by William Gottlieb
Harmony

  • Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn: Courtesy Archive Photos, Metronome Collection
Rhythm

  • Chick Webb, 1937: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Instruments

  • Tony Parenti Band, New Orleans: Courtesy Louisiana State Museum
Virtual Piano & Groove Gram

  • Ray Bryant's Hands 1957: Photo by Paul Hoeffler
New Orleans Style

  • Sidney Bechet and Hot Lips Page: Photo by Charles Peterson Courtesy Don Peterson
Swing Style

  • Benny Goodman Trio: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Bebop Style

  • Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie at Birdland in NYC 1950: Courtesy Duncan Schiedt
Cool Jazz Style

  • David Brubeck and Paul Desmond: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Hard Bop Style

  • Art Blakey: Photo By Lee Tanner
Free Jazz Style

  • Ornette Coleman: Photo By Don Schlitten
Fusion Style

  • Miles Davis: Photo By Urve Kuusik Courtesy SONY Music
Jazz in Time

  • Dizzy Gillespie on 52nd St sign post, NYC: Photo by William Gottlieb
  • Spasm Band on New Orleans Street Corner: Courtesy Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane University
  • NAACP March: Courtesy Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress USZ62-35358
Slavery

  • Groups of blacks posed on levee next to shacks and riverboat: Courtesy Duncan Schiedt
Jim Crow

  • Payday on the levee New Orleans: Courtesy Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress LCD4-33071
World War I

  • James Reese Europe conducting his Hellfighters Orchestra in France during WWI 1918: Courtesy Frank Driggs
The Roaring Twenties

  • The Carroll Dickerson Band at the Sunset Café in Chicago 1922: Courtesy Frank Driggs
World War II

  • Artie Shaw and his orchestra performing on US aircraft carrier during WWII in South Pacific: Courtesy Frank Driggs
The Sixties

  • Poor People's Campaign March in New York City 1968: Courtesy Schomberg Center for Black Research, New York Public Libaray
Women in Jazz

  • Parisian Red Heads 1927: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Behind the Beat

  • Partial view of Record Label Musicraft Salt Peanuts: Musicraft Records
  • Tommy Potter and Charlie Parker: Photo by William Gottlieb
  • Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Cannonball Adderley & John Coltrane during "Kind of Blue" session CBS 1959: Photo by Don Hunstein Courtesy SONY music
  • Cover of Album Moanin' by Art Blakey and Jazz Messengers: Courtesy Blue Note/Capitol/EMI
Series Discography

  • Billie Holiday in Performance 1948: Photo by Herman Leonard
  • Benny Goodman 1936: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Art Blakey at the Open Door in NYC: Photo by Bob Parent
  • Awning of Village Vanguard 1960's: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Louis Armstrong

  • Louis Armstrong, 1925: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Duke Ellington

  • Duke Ellington: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Count Basie

  • Count Basie: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Benny Goodman

  • Young Benny Goodman 1932: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Billie Holiday

  • Billie Holiday in Performance 1948: Photo by Herman Leonard
Miles Davis

  • Miles Davis: Photo by Herman Leonard
John Coltrane

  • John Coltrane: Photo by Chuck Stewart
Lester Young

  • Lester Young Taking solo at Randals Island Concert, NY 1938: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Ornette Coleman

  • Ornette Coleman: Photo by Don Schlitten
Trumpet

  • Miles Davis at Birdland: unknown
Saxophone

  • Tony Parenti Band, New Orleans: Courtesy Louisiana State Museum
Trombone

  • Detail Tommy Dorsey and Bix Beiderbecke of Wolverine Orchestra 1924: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Piano

  • Ray Bryant's Hands 1957: Photo by Paul Hoeffler
Guitar

  • Detail of Charlie Christian and Gene Krupa from Benny Goodman Sextet: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Bass

  • Tommy Potter (and Charlie Parker): Photo by William Gottlieb
Drums

  • Art Blakey: Photo by Chuck Stewart
Vibes

  • Benny Goodman Sextet: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Biographies

  • Miles Davis circa 1955: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Duke Ellington: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Louis Armstrong, 1925: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Cover of Sheet Music by Fats Waller: Courtesy Duncan Schiedt
  • Billie Holiday in Performance 1948: Photo by Herman Leonard

  • Benny Goodman 1936: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Art Blakey at the Open Door in NYC: Photo by Bob Parent
  • Awning of Village Vanguard 1960's: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Jazz Exchange

  • Billie Holiday in Performance 1937: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Unidentified group in Chicago record store: Courtesy Chicago Historical Society #ICHI 25698
  • Duke Ellington conducting orchestra on RKO lot in Hollywood 1930: Courtesy Frank Driggs
  • Negro Child Playing phonograph in cabin 1939: Courtesy Schomberg Center for Black Research, New York Public Library
Minstrel Show

  • Production still from Lew Dockstader's Minstrel Show: Courtesy Brown Brothers
Speakeasies

  • The Carroll Dickerson Band at the Sunset Café in Chicago 1922: Courtesy Frank Driggs
Race Records

  • Black Swan Label: Courtesy Institute for Jazz Studies, Rutgers University
Radio & Jazz

  • Mr. Babcock tunes in radio 1943: Courtesy Prints and photographs dividion Library of Congress USW-321-707-c
Recording Ban

  • Putting Records in Sleeves: Photo by Otto Hess, Music Division, New York Public Library
Jazz Festivals

  • Record Cover Duke Ellington at Newport: Courtesy SONY Music/Columbia Records
Dance & Jazz

  • Couples Dancing at Savoy Ballroom NYC 1930's: Courtesy Schomberg Center for Black Research, New York Public Libaray
About the Show

  • Miles Davis on stage, Boston 1968: Photo by Lee Tanner
  • Club Downbeat on 52nd Street, NYC 1948: Photo by William Gottlieb
Interview Transcripts

  • DJ in Booth during 1940's: Courtesy University of Missouri
Behind the Scenes

  • Workers Camp Dance 1942 Bridgeton NJ: Courtesy Prints and Photographs Division Library of Congress USF-34-83104-c
Sponsors

  • Art Blakey: Photo by Chuck Stewart
Credits

  • Count Basie Orchestra at Apollo Theater NYC: Courtesy Frank Driggs