Rent Jazz on a Summer's Day on DVD

Jazz on a Summer's Day

1960 Rated NR 1hr 24m

Filmed at the 1958 Jazz Festival at Newport, Rhode Island, this easygoing documentary affords an intimate, atmospheric glimpse of a historically significant musical event. Performing at the festival were jazz heavyweights such as Louis Armstrong, Chuck Berry, Thelonious Monk, Mahalia Jackson, Dinah Washington, Gerry Mulligan and Anita O'Day. Fascinating viewing for jazz and documentary fans alike.

Rent DVDs for only $4.99 a month.

More like Jazz on a Summer's Day

The T.A.M.I. Show Sleepytime Down South: Slow and Easy Jazz The Benny Goodman Story Louis Armstrong: The Portrait Collection Louis Armstrong: Live in Australia Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser Dave Brubeck: Take Five in a Quartet Hollywood Rhythm: Vol. 1 The Archive: Vol. 3: Jazz On the Road With Duke Ellington

Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette; reflections of the stars; 1958 America's cup; complete festival playlist.