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Jazz on a Summer's Day

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Genres: Documentary, Music
Starring: Anita O'Day, Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Gerry Mulligan
Director: Aram Avakian, Bert Stern
Plot Sypnosis:

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, Thelonius Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Anita O'Day, Chuck Berry, Dinah Washington, and closes with a beautiful rendition or The Lord's Prayer by Mahalia Jackson at midnight to usher in Sunday morning.

The 1959 classic is considered one of the most extraordinary and possibly the first concert film ever made. Its sparkling new 4K restoration by IndieCollect, recently premiered at the 57th New York Film Festival. The film was named to the National Film Registry in 1999, and its restoration was funded by the National Film Preservation Board of the Library of Congress in time to celebrate the film's 60th Anniversary.

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1959
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 85
Specs: NEW 4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p AVC/MPEG-4
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.33:1
Audio Formats: English: DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
Subtitles/Captions: English SDH
Special Features: • Trailer