This screening will include an exclusive featurette - Jazz on a Summer’s Day at Green Man Festival - including interviews with contemporary jazz artists Emma Jean Thackray and Kokoroko, reflecting on the influence of the jazz greats on the burgeoning new scene that has seen jazz acts back at the top of the charts. Recorded live at Green Man Festival and hosted by film critic and Green Man Festival film curator Jason Solomons.

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, Thelonius 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.

  • Director :
  • Bert Stern
  • Starring :
  • Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Chuck Berry, Jimmy Giuffre, Chico Hamilton
  • Release Date :
  • 30 Aug 2021
  • Certificate :
  • U
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