9:45PM, Monday 21 Sep
Jazz: Jazz - The Gift: 1917 to 1924
A definitive documentary series that presents the history of America's greatest original art form. The story of jazz becomes a tale of two great cities: Chicago and New York, and of two extraordinary artists whose lives and music will span almost three-quarters of a century: Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. As the Roaring Twenties accelerate, Fletcher Henderson, a black bandleader, brings Louis Armstrong to New York to add his improvisational...