The Ken Burns Jazz metanode

Yes, kids, it's gratuitous metanode time!

The auteur:
Ken Burns

The documentary:
Ken Burns' Jazz

The cast and profiles (so far, and to the best of my recollection, senator):
Louis Armstrong
Lil Hardin Armstrong
Art Ensemble of Chicago
Chet Baker
Count Basie
bebop / bop
Bix Beiderbecke
"Black, Brown, and Beige"
The Black Artists Group
Art Blakey / Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
"Body and Soul"
Buddy Bolden
Clifford Brown
Dave Brubeck
the cabaret card
"Chasin' the Trane"
Don Cherry
Charlie Christian
Ornette Coleman
John Coltrane
cool jazz / west coast jazz
Miles Davis
Paul Desmond
Tommy Dorsey
Duke Ellington
Ellington at Newport
James Reese Europe
Gil Evans
"Fables of Faubus"
Ella Fitzgerald
free jazz (or Free Jazz)
Freedom Now Suite
Dizzy Gillespie
Benny Goodman
Dexter Gordon
Norman Granz
Charlie Haden
John Hammond
Lionel Hampton
Herbie Hancock
hard bop
Coleman Hawkins
Fletcher Henderson
Billie Holiday
Jazz at the Philharmonic
James P. Johnson
Louis Jordan
Freddie Keppard
Kind of Blue
Baroness Pannonica de Koenigswarter
Gene Krupa
Jimmie Lunceford
Jimmy McPartland
Bubber Miley
Glenn Miller
Irving Mills
Charles Mingus
The Modern Jazz Quartet
Thelonious Monk
Moose the Mooche
Jelly Roll Morton
Gerry Mulligan
"The Newport Rebels"
Joe "King" Oliver
The Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Charlie Parker
Bud Powell
Chano Pozo
Sonny Rollins
Artie Shaw
Archie Shepp
Wayne Shorter
Horace Silver
Bessie Smith
Willie "The Lion" Smith
"Strange Fruit"
Billy Strayhorn
swing music / swing
Art Tatum (Ladies and gentlemen, I play piano, but god is in the house tonight.)
Cecil Taylor
Jack Teagarden
Sarah Vaughan
Fats Waller
Ethel Waters
Chick Webb
Ben Webster
Teddy Wilson
Paul Whiteman
Lester Young

The faces and voices:
Lester Bowie
Matthew Broderick Jessica Parker
James Lincoln Collier
Eddie Condon
Stanley Crouch
Michael Cuscuna
Keith David
Frances Davis
Ossie Davis
Gerald Early
Harry "Sweets" Edison
Gary Giddins
Matt Glaser
Lorraine Gordon
Jon Hendricks (Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross)
Nat Hentoff
Milt Hinton
Margo Jefferson
Gene Lees
Stan Levey
Abbey Lincoln
Joe Lovano
James Maher
Branford Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis
Jackie McLean
Dan Morgenstern
Joe Morton
Albert Murray
Buck O'Neil
Chan Parker
Joshua Redman
Jimmy Rowles
Msgr. John Sanders
Arvell Shaw
Joya Sherrill
Bertrand Tavernier
Studs Terkel
Clark Terry
Quincy Troupe
George Wein
Cassandra Wilson

The places:
52nd Street
Camarillo State Hospital
Club Kentucky
The Cotton Club
The Famous Door
The Lexington Federal Narcotics Hospital (Lexington, KY)
Minton's Playhouse
The Paramount Theater
The Savoy Ballroom
The Village Vanguard

and many, many more... (under construction)

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