Jazz On A Summer's Day
Amazon Instant Video
|Starring||Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk|
|Supporting actors||Gerry Mulligan, Dinah Washington, Chico Hamilton, Anita O'Day, George Shearing, Jimmy Giuffre, Chuck Berry, Jack Teagarden, Thelonious Monk, Big Maybelle, Sonny Stitt, Eli's Chosen Six, David Baily, Danny Barcelona, Bob Brookmeyer, Buck Clayton, Bill Crow, Eric Dolphy|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Rental rights||3-day viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Color and sound are excellent, and it's the best footage I have seen of Pop's and Mahalia.
The breaks in the performance grow rarer as the film reaches the end, so there is place for true climax and musical as well as cinemathic catharsis in the end.
This wonderful full length film lovingly documents both the music and the scene at an early Newport Jazz Festival.
While surfing for information about Anita O'Day I found this jewel of a movie. Set in 1958, the film is a great picture postcard of that time. The music is great! Read morePublished 18 days ago by David Winans
period piece. experience a time in music that is epic with original work that will be remembered always. if you love jazz this can't be missedPublished 24 days ago by Katherine Warman
Picturesque scenes of quaint Newport with it's quiet lushness. Captivating faces and personalities showing the times, 1958, and the culture and how the people were enamored by some... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Donna D'eufemia
One of the best live performance movies ever made at a good time in our history and a great time in the evolution of modern jazz.Published 2 months ago by Michael B. Neal
The artists who were recorded were outstanding. I expected much more content. Was particularly disappointed by the omission of Ellington, whose appearance rejuvenated his career. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Charles W. Gallagher
I bought this for my son who is a music teacher in a Middle School. He was so excited to see so many "old timers" playing together at such an early age. Read morePublished 3 months ago by J. Mullen
For any one who loves jazz this is the a must! Its the bomb! "Jazz on a Summer's Day" goes beyond anything that I have ever seen before. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Margot Cristo
This film wins on many levels. As a record of a particular way of life it's fantastic, as a record of some wonderful jazz performers it was very intimate and personal. Read morePublished 4 months ago by David E Coventry
Love, this video. If you're into jazz this will be an exciting treat for you. Videoed over one of the famous jazz weekends at Newport, you will see Anita Oday in her breakout... Read morePublished 5 months ago by dante