Adventures in Jazz
|Adventures in Jazz|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||22|
|Running time||30 Minutes|
|Distributor||Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)|
|Picture format||Black and White 1.33 : 1|
|Original release||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.
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. Original host Fred Robbins explained some of the vernacular of the genre to the viewing public.
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