Jazz

A Masterpiece by Midnight

Passport Episode 10 | 1h 48m 32s Video has closed captioning.

During the Sixties, jazz is in trouble. Critics divide the music into "schools" - Dixieland, swing, bebop, hard bop, modal, free, avant-garde. But most young people are listening to rock 'n' roll.

Aired: 12/15/15

Expires: 05/31/20

Rating: NR

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