Remastered in 4K and recently re-released, one of the great music documentaries this was filmed in Rhode Island at the Newport Jazz Festival of 1958 and features performances by jazz giants including Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan and Louis Armstrong. Singers Anita O’Day and Dinah Washington are among the highlights while Mahalia Jackson brings the film to an end with a towering rendition of The Lord’s Prayer.
This film is programmed by Buxton Film and features no trailers.
Cast: Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Gerry Mulligan, Dinah Washington
Director: Bert Stern, Aram Avakia