Overview

The Cold War and Civil Rights collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy and race. Beginning in 1955, when America asked its greatest jazz artists to travel the world as cultural ambassadors, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington and their mixed-race band members, faced a painful dilemma: how could they represent a country that still practiced Jim Crow segregation?

  1. Hugo Berkeley

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Leslie Odom Jr.

    Leslie Odom Jr.

    Narrator

  2. Quincy Jones

    Quincy Jones

    Himself

  3. Darius Brubeck

    Himself

  4. Charli Persip

    Himself

  5. Bill Crow

    Himself

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The Jazz Ambassadors
The Jazz Ambassadors

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 4, 2018
    TV

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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