"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

July 2 & 31 | Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island and directed by world-renowned photographer Bert Stern, this beautifully and extensively restored time capsule features performances by legends including Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Dinah Washington, and Mahalia Jackson.


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