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Jazz on a summer's day [videorecording] / Galaxy Attractions presents a film [produced and directed] by Bert Stern ; Raven Films.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 381 37684000773430 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1567302149 :
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New Yorker Video, [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as motion picture in 1959.
Special features: web links; mutifunctional chapter access to live performances, reflections of the stars, 1958 America's cup, complete festival playlist and more; interactive short featurette, A summer's day with Bert Stern (30 min.), starring director Bert Stern with bonus scene selections; production notes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cameramen, Bert Stern, Courtney Hafela, Ray Phealan; editor, Aram Avakian; musical director, George Avakian; script, Arnold Perl, Albert d'Annibale.
Participant or Performer Note:
Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Chuck Berry, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Jimmy Giuffre, Anita O'Day, Jack Teagarden, Chico Hamilton, Sonny Stitt, George Shearing, Big Maybelle and other performers.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Photographed in Newport, Rhode Island during the Jazz Festival and the America Cup Trials of 1958.
Summary, etc.:
Takes a look at the music, musicians, and spectators at the Newport Jazz Festival, 1958. Recreates the look of Stern's still photography into motion, with a display of human observation and scenes of live jazz (84 min.).
System Details Note:
DVD; Digitally remastered; 5.1 surround sound, stero soundtrack.
Subject: Newport Jazz Festival (1958)
Jazz > 1951-1960
Jazz vocals
Documentary films
Musical films > Discography.

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