For anyone who is more interested in facts than in an overblown smack-down of the author because someone felt his favorite musician has been left out :
On the PBS website you can find a lot of information on the Burns series :
The series has been sponsored by :
Obviously all American corporations or foundations.
The series concept was a documentary about American Jazz.
So is it any surprise Jazz from other regions (e.g. Europe) has not been included ? Is this a valid reason to call it disgraceful ?
I don't think so but everyone is free to choose their own language. Just my $0.02.
Off to listen to some Jazz .