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Jazz on a Summer’s Day

July 23 @ 6:00 pm

Presented in a new 4K Restoration as part of CCA’s monthly series on music & film, Amplified.

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.

“Gorgeous. Probably the best feature-length jazz concert movie ever made.” – Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader

“Filmed with a rare artistry, a rare attention to making images of music that are themselves musical.” – Richard Brody, The New Yorker

“An exquisite historical document. The film is where the American concert documentary genre begins.” – Philip Eil, VICE

1050 Old Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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