Thu 18 Nov - Sun 21 Nov 2021
Thu 18 Nov - Sun 21 Nov 2021

83 mins – United States 1958 – Documentary – Dir: Bert Stern and Aram Avakian
Featuring: Jimmy Giuffre, Thelonious Monk and Dinah Washington

Bert Stern’s award winning documentary Jazz on a Summer’s Day was shot at the famous 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island. It was one of the first jazz films ever to be produced in colour and features all the Jazz greats in this beautiful restoration of the film. It also features rock ’n’ roll and R&B artists Chuck Berry and Big Maybelle as well as a sublime set by gospel legend Mahalia Jackson.

Thurs 18 Nov
6.05pm
Sun 21 Nov
2.35pm
A fascinating, electrifying, and invaluable social document
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A fascinating, electrifying, and invaluable social document
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