Adventures in Jazz

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Adventures in Jazz
Genre Music
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 22 ([of episodes])
Running time 30 Minutes
Distributor Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
Original channel CBS
Picture format Black and White 1.33 : 1
Audio format Mono
Original run January 28, 1949 – June 24, 1949

Adventures in Jazz is a 1949 CBS television show. The program was broadcast live, showcasing jazz musicians and singers. Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and June Christy made appearances on the short-lived series, with a total of 22 episodes. [1]

Radio personality Fred Robbins hosted the series premiere, but left due to other commitments. He was replaced by actor Bill Williams until his return in May 1949.[2] Original host Fred Robbins explained some of the venacular of the genre to the viewing public. [3]


  1. ^ Adventures in Jazz|TV Series, TVBuzer, Watch Full Episodes, Accessed: 1/23/2015.
  2. ^ Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.
  3. ^ IMDB, Adventures in Jazz, TV Series (1949-) Accessed: 1/25/2015.

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