Originally Posted by Gvdadrummasum
I enjoy the Ken Burns documentary
it's a 10 DVD set
pretty well done
lots of great info
For early jazz history, the Burn's is ok I guess. But it really falls short in terms of capturing the actual history of jazz music. There is such a slant towards the Marsalis/ classicist view that its hard for me to stomach 10 DVDs of that ish.