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JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns
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Jazz Exchange, Contributions to the mosaic of Jazz Unidentified group in Chicago record store
Select from the topics below to trace how jazz mirrored changes in American society
Minstrelsy
Speakeasies
Race Records
Radio and Jazz
Recording Ban
Television and Jazz
Jazz Festivals
Dance and Jazz
Duke Ellington conducting orchestra on RKO lot in Hollywood, 1930
Duke Ellington conducting orchestra on RKO lot in Hollywood, 1930
Come explore the impact of popular culture on jazz – from the early negative stereotypes of the minstrel show, to the speakeasies of Prohibition, the explosion of Jazz Festivals, and finally the stunning impact of radio and television.