Jazz on a Summer’s Day

Directed by Bert Stern

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.

This is a new 4k restored version of this legendary documentary.

Languages:
English

Duration:
98 minutes

Country of origin:
USA

Year of production:
1960

This screening has no adverts or trailers and starts at the advertised time