Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music

Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (1993)

Blues as a genre shaped the sound of jazz in the early 20th century and directly led to the creation of rock 'n' roll in the '50s. The scales, chords, and progressions of blues as a musical form can be found in styles from jazz to rock to contemporary R&B.

Writing:
  • Toby Byron
  • Ralph Myers
Directing:
  • Ken Mandel
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  • Release Date: 1993-11-02
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 85

Keith David

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Dinah Washington

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Count Basie

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Muddy Waters

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Louis Armstrong

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Chuck Berry

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