Jazz 2001 | TV Show Watchlist

Jazz

Ken Burns' panoramic 10-part essay on `America's music.' Jazz, says narrator Keith David, is `creation on the spot.' Not so with this documentary series: It took six years to produce and featured some 500 pieces of music and 75 interviewees. The opinions o (more…)

Premiered: January 8, 2001

Rating: None

TV Guide Rating:(9 ratings)

Your Rating:Rate this TV Show:

Latest NewsSee all »

Barry Bonds

Ken Burns Adds to Baseball History with The Tenth Inning

The star of Ken Burns' The Tenth Inning — besides baseball itself — is Barry Bonds. "He had to be," Burns says. While Babe Ruth did it on hot dogs and beer and Hank Aaron on a diet no one ever questioned, Bonds is suspected to have set ba… Read more

Latest Full EpisodesSee all »

Risk (1945 - 1955) Season 1, Episode 8 Jan 24, 2001 $6.99

The postwar years bring prosperity, but the Cold War threat makes these anxious years as well.

Swing: The Velocity of Celebration (1937 - 1939) Season 1, Episode 6 Jan 22, 2001 $6.99

As the 1930's come to a close, Swing-mania is still going strong, but some fans are saying success has made the music too predictable.

Swing: Pure Pleasure (1935 - 1937) Season 1, Episode 5 Jan 17, 2001 $6.99

As the Great Depression drags on, jazz comes as close as it has ever come to being America's popular music.

Our Language (1924 - 1929) Season 1, Episode 3 Jan 10, 2001 $6.99

In the 1920s, jazz is everywhere, and for the first time soloists and singers take center stage.

Video ClipsSee all »

Ken Burns: Jazz
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, fr (more…)

Cast & Details See all »

  • Premiered: January 8, 2001
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Ken Burns' panoramic 10-part essay on `America's music.' Jazz, says narrator Keith David, is `creation on the spot.' Not so with this documentary series: It took six years to produce and featured some 500 pieces of music and 75 interviewees. The opinions o… (more)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »