America's Music - Swing Jazz
September 7, 2013
Spans nearly a century of jazz styles, while also highlighting America's first integrated all-women swing band.
1. International Sweethearts of Rhythm
2. Ken Burns' Jazz Episode 6: Swing, The Velocity of Celebration
Celebrate America’s music! America's Music is a series of public programs created by the Tribeca Film Institute™ in partnership with the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and in consultation with the Society for American Music. The programs feature documentary screenings and scholar-led discussions of 20th century American popular music. The sessions will focus on uniquely American musical genres: blues and gospel, Broadway, jazz, bluegrass and country, rock 'n' roll, and mambo and hip hop.