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Jazz on a Summer's Day


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Filmed at the famous Newport Jazz Festival, U.S.A., with more than fifty top jazz musicians, instrumentalists, and vocalists.
Including: Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Jack Teagarden, Anita O'Day, Dinah Washington, Mahalia Jackson, Gerry Mulligan, Big Maybelle, George Shearing Quintet, Chico Hamilton Quintet, Jimmy Giuffre Trio
Plus the music of: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael

This record of the Newport Jazz Festival presents some of the most remarkable scenes and sounds of jazz ever filmed.


Trumpeter/singer: Louis Armstrong
Pianist: Thelonious Monk
Trombonist/singer: Jack Teagarden
Singer: Anita O'Day
Singer/pianist: Dinah Washington
Singer: Mahalia Jackson
Musician: Gerry Mulligan
Singer: Big Maybelle
Musicians: George Shearing Quintet
Musicians: Chico Hamilton Quintet
Musicians: Jimmy Giuffre Trio
Pianist: Count Basie
Pianist: Duke Ellington
Singer/pianist: Hoagy Carmichael
Director: Bert Stern

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