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Jazz on a Summer's Day (28-Mar-1960)

Directors: Aram Avakian; Bert Stern

Writers: Albert D'Annibale; Arnold Perl

Keywords: Music Concert, Jazz

Documenting the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
4-Aug-1901 6-Jul-1971 Jazz trumpeter
Chuck Berry
18-Oct-1926   My Ding-A-Ling
Eric Dolphy
Jazz Musician
20-Jun-1928 29-Jun-1964 Jazz saxophonist, clarinetist
Mahalia Jackson
26-Oct-1911 27-Jan-1972 Queen of Gospel Music
Thelonious Monk
Jazz Musician
10-Oct-1917 17-Feb-1982 Influential Bebop pianist and composer
Gerry Mulligan
Jazz Musician
6-Apr-1927 20-Jan-1996 Greatest jazz baritonist of all time
Anita O'Day
18-Oct-1919 23-Nov-2006 Feminine master of scat
Max Roach
Jazz Musician
10-Jan-1924 16-Aug-2007 Enduring jazz drummer
George Shearing
Jazz Musician
13-Aug-1919 14-Feb-2011 George Shearing Quintet
Sonny Stitt
Jazz Musician
2-Feb-1924 22-Jul-1982 Jazz saxophonist
Jack Teagarden
Jazz Musician
20-Aug-1905 15-Jan-1964 Virtuoso trombonist and jazz bandleader
Dinah Washington
29-Aug-1924 14-Dec-1963 Queen of the Blues


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