Watch History of Jazz: Oxygen for the Ears
- 1 hr 34 min
Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz is an insightful documentary about the early days of jazz and its rich legacy that has endured for nearly a century. Washington D.C., is the location of the film, providing insight into the culturally diverse world that is keeping America's musical offspring alive and thriving. The film traces the roots of jazz from its creation by former New Orleans slaves, to monumental jazz figures such as Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. The film celebrates the art of jazz, its role in the Civil Rights movement and its inspiration to people of all ages and races.