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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.

  1. Ken Mandel

    Director

  2. Ralph Myers

    Writer

  3. Toby Byron

    Writer

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  1. Keith David

    Keith David

    Host

  2. Robert Palmer

    Commentator

  3. Albert Murray

    Commentator

  4. Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry

  5. Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong

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Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music
Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music

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Status Released

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  • November 2, 1993
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

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