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Title Work

Title No: 4824

Title: Afro-American music: its heritage

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1969 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Begins with the primitive drums of West Africa leading into a similar rhythmic beat of a contemporary jazz quartet.  Explores the evolution of the 'spiritual,' 'the blues,' 'ragtime,' and 'dixieland jazz.'  Then up the Mississippi River and on to New York for the big band era of the 30's and 40's."-- Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

"A visual and musical demonstration of the origin and history of Afro-American music. Calvin Jackson and his quartet and Buddy Collette perform."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 16 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Big band music; Blues (Music); Ragtime music; African Americans--Music; Dixieland music; Swing (Music); Jazz--History and criticism; Blues (Music)--History and criticism; Ragtime music--African influences; Jazz

PerformerCollette, Buddy
Distribution Company Communications Group West
ProducerGalanty, Sidney
DirectorGalanty, Sidney
PerformerJackson, Calvin
ProducerSaparoff, Albert
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)

Items x3

4824-1Safety Film : 16mm 
4824-2Safety Film : Viewing print 
4824-3Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library