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
Running time 30 Minutes
Distributor Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
Original channel CBS
Picture format Black and White 1.33 : 1
Audio format Mono
Original release January 28, 1949 – June 24, 1949
This article is about the television series. For the award-winning album, see Adventures In Jazz.

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 vernacular of the genre to the viewing public.[3]


  1. ^ "Adventures in Jazz". TVBuzer. Retrieved 23 January 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. ^ "Adventures in Jazz". IMDb. Retrieved 23 January 2015. 

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