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Summary of Season 1 (2001) - 10 discs

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns celebrates jazz, the "most American art form," in all of its incarnations over the decades -- from its origins in blues and ragtime through its evolution into swing, bebop and fusion. The series follows the growth and development of jazz from the gritty streets of New Orleans to the Lincoln Gardens on Chicago's Southside, the hallowed place where Louis Armstrong first won fame.

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