Jazz on a Summer's Day (1960)

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Jazz on a Summer's Day (1960) (NR )

Release date: March 28th, 1960

Run time: 1 hr. 25 min.

Direction: Aram Avakian, Bert Stern

Genres: Documentary

Synopsis: 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 or The Lord's Prayer by Mahalia Jackson at midnight to usher in Sunday morning.

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