Harlem Renaissance - The Music & Rhythms That Started a Cultural Revolution

by Various Artists
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 15 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
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  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Kultur Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

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Description by OLDIES.com:

In the 1920s, African-American literature, art, music, dance, and social commentary flourished in Harlem, in uptown New York City. This cultural movement which redefined African-American expression, became known as the Harlem Renaissance. Music became the centerpiece that this movement was built around, launching an artistic awakening rather than a social revolt. Featuring commentary from historians and the performers themselves, this program traces the roots of the music, it's social impact on society and its eventual acceptance in mainstream culture. Classic performances from Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Nat King Cole are featured as well as 30 minutes of performance extras.

Product Description:

The impact of the Harlem scene on the contemporary jazz scene can never be underestimated. This documentary offers a thorough analysis of the scene, drawing on footage of many legendary jazz men. Among those performing and offering their thoughts are Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and others.

Description by Kultur Films:

Featuring commentary from historians and performers, this program traces the roots of the music of the, its social impact on society and its eventual acceptance in mainstream culture.

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Behind The Scenes | Documentary | Jazz | Jazz Musicians | Live Performances | Music (General) | Music Video

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  • Sales Rank: 93,536
  • UPC: 032031311596
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