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Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959)

Jazz on a Summer's Day
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Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong
Mahalia Jackson Mahalia Jackson
Gerry Mulligan Gerry Mulligan
Chico Hamilton Chico Hamilton
Anita O Anita O'day
George Shearing George Shearing
Jimmy Giuffre Jimmy Giuffre

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Albert D Albert D'Annibale
Arnold Perl Arnold Perl


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Description: Although not released until 1960, this feature-length documentary captures all the highlights of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival -- opening with scenes of workers putting finishing touches on the stage shell and a jalopy carrying a Dixieland band through town. The musical numbers are intercut with Newport Harbor, Narragansett Bay and white-sailed yachts over the bay during the 1958 America's Cup Trials. Reviewing what was reportedly more than 100,000 feet of exposed negative color stock, Bert Stern realized he was lacking audience shots. So in his studio, Stern set up chairs and benches over fake funeral grass, invited jazz criti ... (more)
Release date: 2 May 1960
UPC: 717119165048
Tags: Documentary (2), Music (1), Jazz (1), Concert (1), Cult (1), Watch Online (1)
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