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Fri May 6 9:00pm
Dedicated to Chaos (1940-1945)(Season 1, Episode 7) PBS

“Dedicated to Chaos” (Part 7 of 10) covers the years 1940-45, when Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie burst onto the jazz scene with their “new way of playing.” Meanwhile, Duke Ellington had found a new collaborator, Billy Strayhorn. And swing endu (more…)

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Sat May 7 2:00am
Dedicated to Chaos (1940-1945)(Season 1, Episode 7) PBS

“Dedicated to Chaos” (Part 7 of 10) covers the years 1940-45, when Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie burst onto the jazz scene with their “new way of playing.” Meanwhile, Duke Ellington had found a new collaborator, Billy Strayhorn. And swing endu (more…)

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Sat May 7 8:00pm
Dedicated to Chaos (1940-1945)(Season 1, Episode 7) PBS

“Dedicated to Chaos” (Part 7 of 10) covers the years 1940-45, when Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie burst onto the jazz scene with their “new way of playing.” Meanwhile, Duke Ellington had found a new collaborator, Billy Strayhorn. And swing endu (more…)

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Mon May 9 4:00am
Dedicated to Chaos (1940-1945)(Season 1, Episode 7) PBS

“Dedicated to Chaos” (Part 7 of 10) covers the years 1940-45, when Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie burst onto the jazz scene with their “new way of playing.” Meanwhile, Duke Ellington had found a new collaborator, Billy Strayhorn. And swing endu (more…)

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Fri May 13 9:00pm
Risk (1945-1955)(Season 1, Episode 8) PBS

"Risk" (Part 8 of 10) covers the years 1945-55. "The swing era is over," says narrator Keith David, "and jazz had moved on"---to a "risk"-filled music called bebop. The focus here is on Charlie Parker, bop's heroin-wracked abiding genius; and Dizzy Gillesp (more…)

Sat May 14 2:00am
Risk (1945-1955)(Season 1, Episode 8) PBS

"Risk" (Part 8 of 10) covers the years 1945-55. "The swing era is over," says narrator Keith David, "and jazz had moved on"---to a "risk"-filled music called bebop. The focus here is on Charlie Parker, bop's heroin-wracked abiding genius; and Dizzy Gillesp (more…)

Sat May 14 8:00pm
Risk (1945-1955)(Season 1, Episode 8) PBS

"Risk" (Part 8 of 10) covers the years 1945-55. "The swing era is over," says narrator Keith David, "and jazz had moved on"---to a "risk"-filled music called bebop. The focus here is on Charlie Parker, bop's heroin-wracked abiding genius; and Dizzy Gillesp (more…)

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  • 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)

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