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Jazz on a summer's day

Call Number

  • BLU-RAY 782.42165 J429 (CEN)

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Blu-ray version.


English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Gerry Mulligan, Dinah Washington, George Shearing, Chico Hamilton, Jimmy Guiffre, Anita O'Day, Jack Teagarden, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Stitt, Chuck Berry, Big Maybelle.

Publication Information

[New York, NY] : Kino Classics, [2021]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (82 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


"Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island and directed by world-renowned photographer Bert Stern, Jazz on a Summer's Day features intimate performances by an all-star line-up of musical legends including Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Anita O'Day, Chuck Berry, Dinah Washington, and closes with a beautiful rendition of The Lord's Prayer by Mahalia Jackson at midnight to usher in Sunday morning. Presented in a stunning 4K restoration by IndieCollect."--Container.


Originally produced as a documentary in 1959.

Bonus features: Bern Stern photo galleries ; archival interview with director Bert Stern ; Bert Stern: original madman (2011 documentary by Shannah Laumeister Stern) ; audio commentary by music journalist Natalie Weiner ; trailer.

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