Jazz

Swing: The Velocity of Celebration

Passport Episode 6 | 1h 39m 45s Video has closed captioning.

As the 1930's come to a close, Swing-mania is still going strong, but some fans are saying success has made the music too predictable. Their ears are tuned to a new sound - pulsing, stomping, suffused with the blues.

Aired: 12/15/15

Expires: 05/31/20

Rating: NR

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Funding provided by: General Motors;PBS; Park Foundation; CPB; The Pew Charitable Trusts; The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism; NEH; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; …

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