Ken Burns takes an in-depth look at the most original American art form -- jazz.
The True Welcome (1929 to 1934)
Harlem dancers reminisce; Louis Armstrong begins singing on stage; Duke Ellington appears in films; John Hammond; Benny Goodman; Art Tatum. (120 minutes)
Schedule Channel Audio HD WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
Our Language (1924-1928)
Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington play in New York; Benny Goodman's early life; Bix Beiderbecke; Bessie Smith; Ethel Waters; Sidney Bechet. (120 minutes)
Schedule Channel Audio HD WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD
Swing: Pure Pleasure (1935-1937)
Big-band swing dominates; Benny Goodman integrates his bands; the Savoy Ballroom attracts dancers, both black and white; Billie Holiday. (90 minutes)
Schedule Channel Audio HD WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo HD WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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