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Jazz on a Summer's Day

United States | 1959 | Bert Stern

Jazz on a Summer's Day

Celebrated commercial photographer Bert Stern shot this classic record of the 1958 Newport (Rhode Island) Jazz Festival. The movie, “a must for jazz aficionados” (Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide), features thrilling performances by Thelonious Monk, Louis Armstrong, Sonny Stitt, Anita O'Day, Gerry Mulligan, Chuck Berry, Jack Teagarden, and Mahalia Jackson, among many others. “Often hailed as one of the first and most influential of live concert films…A dazzling array of jazz and rock ‘n’ roll giants.” –Time Out Film Guide.

85 min. 35mm.

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11610 Euclid Avenue
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