Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns
Places, Spaces and Changing Faces
Jazz Lounge
Jazz in Time
Behind the Beat
Jazz Exchange
About the Show
Related Links
Jazz Near You
Shop Jazz
Jazz Links
Jazz Cards
Shop Jazz
Shop Jazz, Slices of jazz to take home
CD sets and Artist CDs

Bring home music from JAZZ — the all-time most popular songs by the giants of jazz.

Ken Burns "Jazz"
5 CD set

Jazz: Fletcher Henderson
Fletcher Henderson
Jazz: Ornette Coleman
Ornette Coleman
Jazz: Sidney Bechet
Sidney Bechet

Video, DVD and Book

Ken Burns "Jazz"
VHS Gold 10 pack

Ken Burns "Jazz"
DVD Gold 10 pack

"Jazz a History of
America's Music"
Hardcover Book

Jazz 10PK DVD + Hardcover Book + CD 5PK, Save $50
Jazz 10PK VHS + Hardcover Book + CD 5PK, Save $25

The story, sound, and soul of a nation come together in the most American of art forms: JAZZ. Ken Burns, who riveted the nation with THE CIVIL WAR and BASEBALL, celebrates the music's soaring achievements, from their origins in blues and ragtime through swing, bebop, and fusion.

Six years in the making, this "soundbreaking" series blends 75 interviews, more than 500 pieces of music, 2,400 still photographs, and over 2,000 rare and archival film clips to illuminate the lives and times of jazz's extraordinary personalities. The 10-part musical journey puts in the spotlight many of America's most original and creative figures, including Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, and Miles Davis.

With JAZZ, you'll never see — or hear — America the same way again.