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All That Jass (1985)

North Star



Genre: History, Educational

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985

Duration: 00:13:43

Subjects: BLACK HISTORY | Music | JAZZ | Ragtime music | Blues (music) | Preservation Hall (New Orleans, La.) | Vaudeville | Musical Theater


  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Hinton, Rob Reporter
  • Jaffe, Allan Interviewee
  • Black, Sadie Interviewee


This episode of the series "North Star" from 1985 focuses on the influence of African Americans in music through the genres of jazz, ragtime, and blues. It features a visit to Preservation Hall in New Orleans and excerpts from a performance of “One Mo’ Time,” a play based on the black vaudeville performers of New Orleans. Host: Genevieve Stewart