Watch Ken Burns: Jazz - Dedicated to Chaos (1940-1945)

Ken Burns: Jazz Season 1 Episode 7

Season 1 Episode 7

First Aired: January 23, 2001

Description: When America enters World War II, jazz is part of the arsenal. Bandleaders like Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw enlist, taking their swing to the troops overseas. Many black Americans, segregated at home and in uniform, find themselves fighting for liberties their own country denies them. In a Harlem More