Jazz on a Summer's Day

  • 7.7 10
  • 1960
  • 81min
Jazz on a Summer's Day
  • Original Title: Jazz on a Summer's Day

This is a jazz documentary like no other. Preserved by the Library of Congress, this vintage film documents the unforgettable performances of jazz stars at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

Jazz on a Summer's Day
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OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Venice Film Festival

Jazz on a Summer's Day. A concert film for jazz lovers

This documentary is especially made for music lovers. Directed by Bert Stern, the film documents the concerts of jazz stars at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, Rhode Island. 

Get ready to enjoy historic appearances by such stars of the genre as Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Stitt, Chuck Berry and Mahalia Jackson, among others.

Bert Stern
Bert Stern Director

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